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I Lost My Voice Due to Passive Smoking

Nalini Satyanaraya, 72-year-old nonsmoker, was diagnosed with throat (voice box) cancer 10 years back because of...

Upcoming Webinar: How To Talk To Your Child About A Cancer Diagnosis

Talking to your children about cancer is particularly challenging when the child is a toddler, a young teen or he/she...

Reading Through My Life And Cancer

Breast cancer survivor, a passionate patient advocate and a lover of books, Rama Sivaram writes about her love for...

My Biggest Challenge Was Getting Used to A Urinary Pouch and Stoma Bag

When Shraddha Shah, 63 from Ahmedabad was diagnosed with bladder cancer, she was single mindedly focussed on...

I Had Kidney Failure, Kidney Transplant And Then Kidney Cancer

Rahul Supekar, 42 first had a kidney failure and then kidney cancer. He shares his travails, the lifestyle changes he...

My Mother Has Been My Strength

Anirudh Jamadagni, 27 from Bengaluru was diagnosed with ALL, Acute lymphotic leukemia, when he was 6 months old. He and...
Saluting Cancer Survivors on World Cancer Day

Saluting Cancer Survivors And Their Caregivers!

This World Cancer Day, we asked some of our contributors - survivors, thrivers, warriors and caregivers for their...

Navigating The Parallel Trauma of Divorce and Seizures

A divorce can be very stressful and a life-changing event. Deepa* recounts how emotional stress broke her down,...

"I Will Not Die From Cancer"

Rashmi Sachade, 56 from Mumbai, who was diagnosed with GIST or Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumour 15 years ago treats...
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"My Son Has Been A Brave Boy!"

Atharv, 7 was diagnosed with Osteosarcoma (bone tumour). His mother Nisha Dubey shares how the young boy soldiers on...

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