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both sides
Jul
04

On The Mend

Overcoming comfort zones, don’t be embarrassed, getting through surgery takes some good ideas and support. That’s why we are here. This time, for me, it's a hip replacement - let’s review some rules with my “Be prepared patient list". Read More

MalClaire
May
19

To Be a Caregiver. Our Heroes in Disguise.

A blog to acknowledge the caregivers in our lives. The people who support us no matter what. Read More

both sides
May
01

A Broken Body

A broken body gets its strength from resilience. Cancer treatment breaks our identity but after cancer treatment, the fallout of effects can keep breaking us for years to come. There is a Japanese bowl that is more valuable repaired than it was perfect. That is resilience and it is contagious. Read More

sherry
Apr
29

Saying ‘Thanks’ to Some Special Supporters

This week we announced the winner of our second annual Facing Cancer Together Co-Survivor Award. Often, the efforts of these special people – we call them co-survivors – go unnoticed, though certainly not unappreciated. As I undergo treatment for my own recent breast cancer diagnosis, I am fortunate to have a great number of cheerleaders sending good wishes my way and reminding me that I am not alone. Read More

sherry
Mar
31

Breast Cancer? Seriously??

My birthday is March 3, and, as the day after my final treatment for ovarian cancer in 1990, it is always the day I celebrate being free of ovarian cancer – 26 years! But this year, a diagnosis of breast cancer added a twist to my planned birthday festivities. Read More

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