Everyone is dealt a card or two in life that will pose their greatest challenges. For me, that card was being diagnosed with stage III lung cancer in September 2013.
At the time, I was a healthy 42-year-old who had never so much as picked up a cigarette. Nobody in my family had ever smoked either. So, to say the diagnosis came as a shock is no understatement.
Following my intuition saved my daughter’s life
Cancer often brings a lot of questions and unknowns, especially when it comes to treatment options, side effects and what to expect — and...
In 2017, dozens of our cancer patients shared the stories of their diagnosis, treatment and life after cancer here on Cancerwise. As they told us about their challenges and fears, they revealed their strength, courage and resilience. And in the process, they each gave us hope.
Here are 10 of our most-read patient stories from 2017.
Ovarian cancer patient thankful for immunotherapy clinical
When Cathy Tompkins...