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We Lost the Soul of Our Family to Cancer

It has been almost three years since his wife passed away, but the void is hard to reconcile. In an emotional piece,...
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Life Lesson I Learnt Watching my Papa Die

We prepare ourselves for everything, but most of us are in denial about death. Aparna Das shares the one final lesson...
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When Cancer Does not Bring to Mind Mortality

Philip Jacob, 72, who has Stage 4 Pancreatic Cancer and has been under treatment since October 2017, demystifies life’s...

Connected by the thread of pain and love

Breast cancer survivor and founder of RACE to rein-in-cancer, Rita Banik talks about how cancer changed her life...
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Ayurvedic doctor kept her out of pain

A husband recalls his wife’s losing battle with pancreatic cancer. He shares his experience and his advice for ...