Cancer Survivors
Coping with Cancer

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Still Standing with Late-Stage Lung Cancer

by Joseph Liguori

If I’ve learned anything from my battle with cancer, it’s that can­cer can find anyone; it doesn’t discriminate. But more importantly, I’ve learned that a frightening and bleak cancer diagnosis is not necessarily a death sentence.

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The Bald Blessing

by Nicole Malato

The other morning I looked into the mirror, just as I do every day. The woman with no wig on her head and no makeup on her face had a very different appearance from the dolled-up version who prefers to shield those around her from what cancer really looks like. This is the real me, a private reality that often brings sadness to my heart as I examine my reflection.

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Cancer from a Comedian’s Point of View

by John David Sidley

When I first found out I was going to get chemotherapy, I went out and got my head shaved, figuring I was going to beat them to the punch. Then I found out the drugs I was going to take didn’t have that side effect. Hey! Tell a guy!

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