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Rocking The "New Normal"

There’s no real way to describe what it’s like to be told you have cancer. From the moment the words leave the Oncologist’s lips to when it reaches your ears, time feels like it slows down and stands still.

June 3, 2021 | by Frances Barnes

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The Importance of the 'a-ha' Moment

Some of our most impactful journeys start at the most mundane of times. While thinking there was no way I was going to feel a pea-sized lump…I felt it. It was right there, and I couldn’t ignore it.

April 30, 2021 | by Dee-Jay Jodoin

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Why We Should All be ‘Team Liz’

This year felt like I couldn’t escape cancer. But with cancer, you don’t get any of that. I got to be ‘cancer person’.

April 28, 2021 | by Liz Nelson

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Love, Cancer, Support & Feeling Empowered

Sometimes, life is a beach. Sometimes, you’re told you have cancer on the beach.

April 23, 2021 | by Audrey Fraser

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Being a Young Adult with Cancer, Support is Paramount

At 25 years old, I was shocked, confused, and unaware of what was to come next when the doctor told me that the cyst I found was not benign. In fact, it was invasive.

April 12, 2021 | by Louise Bell

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Joined at the Hip and Ready to Face Cancer Along with my Mom

I distinctly remember telling my husband that I did not want to tell my mom that I had cancer. I nearly texted her, “by the way I have cancer.”

March 2, 2021 | by Victoria Falla-Lee

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Facing Cancer Together, As Mother and Daughter

If you were given the odds of 1 in 100,000 would you buy a lottery ticket? Well, I “won” the cancer lottery with those odds.

March 2, 2021 | by Laura Jean Falla

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I'm Still Me, Even if my Hair Looks Different

Like many life-changing experiences, cancer can bring complex emotions and perspectives, whether you are ready for them or not.

Feb. 28, 2021 | by Patrice Neale

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Volunteer Highlight: Joan's Twenty-Eight Years of Dedication and Compassion

Volunteers and Team Leaders are arguably the backbone of any organization. This especially holds true for Look Good Feel Better.

Jan. 26, 2021 | by Madina Tabesh

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What They Don't Teach You About Facing Cancer a Second Time

People often think that you stop thinking about cancer the day you are in remission. Quite the contrary, cancer can impact your life for many years to come.

Jan. 14, 2021 | by Milena Commisso

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