Tag: Patient

“Dad, I Have Cancer”

Reading Time: < 1 minutes   VIDEO: Hugo shares his emotional journey with colon cancer, receiving the news only months after he completed battling testicular cancer.

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Open Mic: Christina

Reading Time: < 1 minutes   VIDEO: Christina tells us about some awkward interactions she had with her doctor during treatment, a relatable experience within the AYA cancer community at our Holiday Storytelling Open Mic

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Open Mic: Kyle

Reading Time: < 1 minutes   VIDEO: Kyle shares how his leukemia relapse during college had a bigger impact on his mental health compared to his childhood experience at our Holiday Storytelling Open Mic in December

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Open Mic: Mila

Reading Time: < 1 minutes   VIDEO: Mila opens up about the emotional and physical impact that cancer had on her identity at our Holiday Storytelling Open Mic in December 2020.

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No Hair… Why Should I Care?

Reading Time: 6 minutes The words, “You have cancer” bring on lots of different emotions…from fear to anxiety, from worry to dread. It’s a lot for our hearts and minds to process. The horror

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Open Mic: Rishina

Reading Time: < 1 minutes VIDEO: Rishina shares the strong impact that community and storytelling have had on her cancer experience at our Holiday Storytelling Open Mic in December 2020.

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Open Mic: Lindzy

Reading Time: < 1 minutes   VIDEO: Lindzy opens up about her surgery scar and the difficulties she’s experiencing during and after treatment at our Holiday Storytelling Open Mic in November 2020.

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Open Mic: Rudy

Reading Time: < 1 minutes   VIDEO: Rudy tells us a funny story from the hospital that helped him feel less isolated throughout the course of his care, at our Holiday Storytelling Open Mic in

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Life Changing Cancer

Reading Time: 2 minutes In January 2020, I was diagnosed with lung cancer, and started chemotherapy and radiation therapy for my spine metastasis. It was shocking that a simple back pain could manifest into

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