In November 1996, after months of experiencing symptoms, my mother was diagnosed with cervical cancer. She had seen her mother die of cancer, as well as my father's mother. Since then, her sister has undergone treatment for breast cancer. Both are still alive.
Cancer may be a family legacy, but in YES! I acknowledge my mother's strength. I see her as living, rather than dying. She is living her life on her terms, leaving a legacy of strength and celebration of life -- to make something of life's barbed tangle, to celebrate our bodies and our selves.
Nov 25, 2014 - In oncology, best supportive care studies exhibit ethical and methodological shortcomings, and systematic bias or error that may be due to ad hoc supportive care and lack of standardized delivery, according to a study published online June 29 in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.
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