Tag: Patient

CancerCon 2022

Reading Time: 2 minutes What a joy it was to be able to experience CancerCon. I won a Hotel Scholarship to experience it and I probably wouldn’t have been able to if not, at

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Confidence with Cold Caps

Reading Time: 3 minutes I want to share my experience with cold caps and how they helped my journey with Cancer feel a bit more bearable. It gave me a sense of some control

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The Power of Belonging

Reading Time: 3 minutes While attending CancerCon Live this year, I was asked to describe Stupid Cancer in one word. Ask anyone who knows me and they will tell you I’m very rarely at

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My CancerCon Experience

Reading Time: 2 minutes The thought of traveling across the country to meet a bunch of strangers just seemed so out of my capabilities. I have been tied to doctors appointments and machines for

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CancerCon 22

Reading Time: 2 minutes My first in-person CancerCon experience went well. I was nervous thinking about the trip. I do not travel much but I thought, “Why not try it out?”. I am happy

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Stupid Cancer, Stupid Thyroid

Reading Time: 2 minutes I first got involved with Stupid Cancer through my work as an oncology social worker. I support a lot of young adults newly diagnosed and trying to navigate their cancer

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My Experience at CancerCon 2022

Reading Time: 2 minutes From the moment I arrived in Minneapolis, I was greeted with smiling faces and welcoming eyes at the conference. There was an underlying feeling of being accepted and showing up

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From Cancer to Crowdfunding

Reading Time: 5 minutes All my life, at least since early high school, I was deliberate in trying to maintain a healthy lifestyle. It started in ninth grade with weight lifting and wrestling, being

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