Do you have cancer? Have you had cancer? Perhaps you're a carer for someone with cancer.
Submit your story below to share it. For privacy, please provide a ‘preferred name' for us to use. We can't guarantee that we'll publish every submission. See also our:
Required fields are marked:
I will require ongoing follow-up visits with my surgeon and and to radiation oncologist but, apart from those, I expect to live a healthy and (hopefully) happy number of years yet.
I do love life, and at 43 years of age hope that I have many years to come. I am amazed at how far trials have come and after being hesitant to try one, I realise it was the best decision I have ever made, as I cringe to think of the alternative.
He had his 60th birthday in July - his birthday party was on a Saturday and he passed away on the Monday. He was the love of my life, my best friend and my soul mate, and I miss him dearly. We were married for almost 37 years.
I'm a new member. Today I'm lying in a hospital bed all alone and scared. I don't want to acknowledge cancer today, I want to hug my wife instead. She's not here right now, so I wrote this poem.