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Survivor tip: Allow yourself an identity that isn't about cancer

This is the thing, when you have cancer – like, when you are stuck with living with cancer, one of the best things possible is to forget about it all together.

March 1, 2017 | by Catherine Brunelle

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Riding Shotgun: Dealing with cancer as a male caregiver

“I struggled with the prospect of losing the most important person in my life, but also with the helplessness that you feel along the way,” Don says. “It’s a peculiar, male notion, that idea that ‘I’ll fix this’. But with cancer, that’s not going to happen.”

Feb. 28, 2017 | by Facing Cancer Together

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Leaning in and looking back: My decision to dive into a new job while battling breast cancer

The day I was diagnosed with a breast cancer recurrence – stage 4 seriousness, was the first time the word ‘disability’ was mentioned. 

Feb. 16, 2017 | by Catherine Brunelle

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On the Mend: A ‘be prepared' list from an experienced patient and survivor

I have decided to count well days now. We overlook them – it's all about perspective.

Feb. 16, 2017 | by Dr. Both Sides

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'My safe place:' Cancer at work

Everything in Chessell’s life was upside down. Nothing was as it was supposed to be. Except her work. For eight hours every day that she wasn’t in treatment, she could act as if nothing was wrong...

Jan. 21, 2017 | by JC Chessell

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