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both sides
by both sides

How can people understand? That's why we are here. There is so much that is deeper than the surgery, drugs and hair loss. The Cancer Blues campaign is helping spread this awareness as launched at the Mirror Ball.

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by jc.chessell

It's at this point I bring my Mom into the loop. I admit, I do it just as she's getting out of the shower. I waltz into her washroom and drop my towel. "Feel this", I say. She does and I bring her up to speed on the past couple of weeks. Remember when I said that our medical system works quickly when it has…

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by Bumpyboobs

Zsolt and I have run away to eploe! Actually no, we’ve been married for five years. But that’s a fun sentence to write. Zsolt and I have actually run away for mini vacation – or ‘mini break’ as they say in England. This weekend we are in Toronto for the Mirror Ball, but also, we decided that while we’re down…

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At this point of your cancer journey, what are your top needs or priorities?

I am in remission from non-hodgkin’s lymphoma smile Sadly, I have been left with CIPN chemo-induced peripheral neuropathy which requires high levels of gabapentin to manage.  I would like to return to work if I can manage the side-effects of the medication.  I am told I will need retraining now because of the CIPN impacts my ability to do the…

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