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"I Had No Clue I had Cancer"

Satyanarayan Kolan has been twice affected by multiple myeloma, the second most common blood cancer. Learn about the...
A young woman Shweta Chawre in a black sweater and jeans looking back at the camera as she walks away

Love, Courage And Drawing Cartoons Helped Me Cope With Childhood Cancer!

Shweta Chawre, animator and graphic designer, who was diagnosed with stage 2 osteosarcoma, an aggressive type of bone...
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...

"Someday Somebody Would Really Understand My Rare Condition"

Payel Bhattacharya, 38 suffers from a rare condition called VHL and has undergone countless surgeries and a liver...
A picture of Stage 2 Oral tongue cancer survivor Amita Modi and how she fought cancer

My Daughter Kept Me Going Through The Difficult Times Of My Cancer Journey

Amita Modi, 44 from Ahmedabad, was diagnosed with Oral Tongue Cancer survivor when she was 28. Her 18 month old...

Cancer Is A Blessing In Disguise

Shrenik Shah, 67 from Ahmedabad, India was diagnosed with Larynx (Vocal Folds) cancer, stage IV A 22 years ago. He now...
Rita Banik on the left in a red dress and beige jacket with her husband on the right with a blue shirt and black jacket standing by the gate of a building and a garden in the background

I Have Actually Forgotten My Pre-cancer Life

Rita Banik, founder of RACE to Rein in Cancer has been living with cancer for more than 12 years. She reflects on her...
Image Description: Head shot of a 77 year old survivor of cancer of the vocal chord

I Now Realise The Value Of Life

Dilip Kumar Kanjilal, 77 from Kolkata has fought cancer of the Vocal Chords and emerged a winner. He looks back to...

I Value Every Moment of My Life Now

Parimal Ghosh, an 80 year old war veteran and now a cancer survivor, relives his experience of battling the condition...
An elderly and spectacled couple Mr Pranab Basu in a blue striped shirt with his wife in an orange blouse and a cream sari

Palliative Treatment Ensures Good Quality of Life

Mr Pranab Kumar Basu shares his experience of being the sole caregiver of his wife, who had metastastic colon cancer,...

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