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Archive – November 2021

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When I was Diagnosed with Cancer at 21, I had an Identity Crisis Part 1

Would I still feel like a woman when anatomically speaking, a huge part of me was being taken away? What about my hair, the part of my physical appearance that makes me feel most feminine, falling out clump by clump from this intensive treatment?

Nov. 30, 2021 | by Becky Shields

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Sofia's Story

Think back to those teenage years. Feeling self-conscious about your appearance, dealing with social anxiety, hormonal changes, and the struggle for more independence. Now, add a cancer diagnosis into the mix, and you have an inkling of what Sofia Tomassini lived through in 2019.

Nov. 25, 2021 | by Mark Beamish

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But, What Will They Think of my Bald Head?

There aren’t many ways to prepare for cancer, but with enough research and appointments, you can eventually wrap your head around how to manage your diagnosis. Regaining your confidence, however, is a different journey.

Nov. 10, 2021 | by Loretta

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