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BY James Deshautelle

As a bald, sick, 26-year-old cancer patient, I wasn't expecting to fall in love. I only weighed about 100 pounds, was taking multiple medications (each with a different set of side effects) and was generally looking unattractive. But that's exactly what happened after I met the woman who would eventually become my wife.

Laura and I connected through an online Catholic dating service in February 2008. We'd only known each other...

Cancerwise blog post: Patient James Deshautelle and his family, non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, stem cell transplant, allogeneic stem cell transplant

BY James Deshautelle

If it hadn’t been for my mom, I might not be here today.

I thought I was in remission in the spring of 2008. I’d already completed...