Cancer Truth Note: #310
There are A LOT of adjectives to describe a cancer diagnosis! Those adjectives do not define you.
No one thinks a cancer diagnosis is great. Usually there are a lot of emotionally charged feelings about the word cancer.
The challenge comes when people have trouble disconnecting their feelings and beliefs about cancer from the people with the diagnosis.
Remember people are weird and say silly things.
Your diagnosis does not define you AND cancer is not your fault. So shake off the weird questions people ask that implies that it is and know you get to choose the words that describe you.
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