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Defeated Cancer, One Push At A Time

Shilpa Aneja, 34 is a Stage 3 breast cancer survivor from Jaipur and credits her recovery to proper maintenance of a...
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I Cried Bitterly The Day I Lost My Hair

Dora Mukherjee went through the entire battery of tests and procedures after being detected with a Right Breast...
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Journey As A Single Caregiver To My Mother with Cancer

Suparna Mazumder has been a single caregiver for her mother who was diagnosed with metaplastic carcinoma of the ducts....
The Best Tips Come From Cancer Patients and Survivors

The Best Tips Come From People Who Have Beaten Cancer

This World Cancer Day, cancer survivors and PatientsEngage contributors share advice based on their lives experience on...

When Cancer Strikes, You Find Out Who Your True Friends Are

Cancer affects and changes family and societal relationships. How are interpersonal relationships impacted when a woman...

I Wrote a Diary and Solved Math Puzzles During My Cancer Treatment

Cancer is not a death sentence. There is no rule that says a person who has cancer will die before one who hasn’t....

What's the Secret to Happiness during Cancer?

Do you think it is possible to find joy and motivation in cancer? Neelam Kumar, who battled breast cancer twice, began...

Exercise Brought Back My Life After Cancer

Breast cancer survivor Parul Banka wants to inform and inspire others through her own example about leading a...

Why I Embrace Pain

What does pain foretell? A reflective piece on what chronic pain means to triple negative cancer survivor Geetha...

Talking Candidly about my Cancer

London based Parul Banka has published a book in which she openly narrates her encounter with breast cancer. During her...

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