The Overly Informed Parent's Guide to Raising Healthy Kids in the Age of Environmental Guilt by Paige Wolf

What Goes Through Your Mind When You Think You Have Cancer

September 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

Three years ago my friend Jane* went to our mutually beloved OBGYN for her annual check-up. She asked Dr. A why she was spending so much time on her left breast. Dr. A said she "felt something" but that it was "probably nothing." She sent her straight over to the women's imaging center for a mammogram, ultrasound, and biopsy. Jane had cancer. She went through it all - the chemo, the mastectomies, the rebuilding of her body inside out while juggling two young children and a career. And now she is fine. It would take me all the fingers on both hands to count just the friends under 45 who have gone through cancer. And that's not counting the acquaintences. Just the actual real life friends. One was diagnosed with cancer while she was trying to get pregnant. One was diagnosed...

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