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Inspiration on World Cancer Day

World Cancer Day - The Message

World Cancer Day is dedicated towards raising cancer awareness, as well as encouraging prevention, detection and treatment. There are so many aspects of a cancer journey that are so personal and vary person to person, but cancer itself is a common bond for many. Below is a poem from Cancer …

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Cancerversary

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Hello Warriors, I’m S.Y. Hoehler (Yohanna), the founder of the Vulvar Cancer Awareness Forum. This month was my 4 year Cancerversary. Yes, this word actually exists among the cancer community. On December 11, 2017, I was diagnosed with stage 3 vulvar cancer. That doesn’t really seem to be a day …

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Strength

strength

Strength is a powerful word. Physical strength is very obvious to the human eye. Internal strength is something different and more difficult to define. Not only is it difficult to define, but it is hard to determine where one finds their internal strength. It varies from person to person. When …

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What Cancer Cannot Do

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Several months ago, shortly after I was diagnosed with breast cancer, I received an e-hug via Facebook from a complete and total stranger. It was in a response to a post I put on a Facebook page regarding my cancer.  The e-hug I received contained a poem titled What Cancer …

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INSPIRATION…

Inspiration

I often think that I am being selfish when I have a “woe is me” day. I do acknowledge that I am entitled to them because while what happens to me may not be as severe as what happens to the guy next to me, it IS still happening to …

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Strength

Strength is a powerful word. Physical strength is very obvious to the human eye. Internal strength is something different and more difficult to define. Not only is it difficult to define it is hard to determine where one finds their internal strength. It varies from person to person. When I …

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“Hope” by John

John Hope

I had a strained relationship with hope before my wife was diagnosed with cancer. To me, hope was a high waiting for a low, a fix with a nasty flipside. Far from the precious entity exalted by legions of poets and philosophers, hope was just another coordinate on the pain/pleasure …

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