Survivor Stories

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Until September 3, 2015, I was minding my own business, working in private practice as a Neuropsychologist (hence the couch reference), and trying to be an at-least-...
I just wanted to update my original post from 4 yrs ago. I was diagnosed with Stage IV Ovarian Cancer on 1/23/07..and I'm still here! Don't give up, and keep...
Hello there.. this is a sample piece from my newly published book titled "FIREWALK." I am sharing a few paragraphs from the chapter, titled "FINDING TRUE...
I had been having very light, occasional spotting for so many years that I and my doctors were resigned to it just being what my body does. I'd had an endometrial...
When I was diagnosed with stage 3a breast cancer in February of 2013 I couldnt say the "c" word out loud. i couldnt even think it in my head without spiraling...
Endometrial cancer discovered 8/1/2013. Robotic hysterectomy performed on 8/22/13. Chemo started in Sept. 2013, 6 treatments of Carboplatin and Paclitaxol. Few weeks...

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