Agony and Absurdity: Adventures in Cancerland: Young Women by Meaghan Calcari Campbell,Laurie Hessen Pomeranz,Robin Bruns

By Meaghan Calcari Campbell,Laurie Hessen Pomeranz,Robin Bruns Worona

dwelling with breast melanoma could be absurd. usually, although, the absurdities are stored backstage and shared purely with different ladies dwelling in Cancerland—the tactless remark from a co-worker approximately how appealing we was after we nonetheless had hair, breast implants that explode or prostheses which are left at the back of, unintentionally, within the holiday apartment, and a brand new wig that
makes a lady suppose extra like Tina Turner than herself. You’ll by no means listen extra raucous laughter
than that coming from a room choked with ladies sharing their breast melanoma stories. And, in a sizzling moment, that room can develop into a puddle jam-packed with tears, given the pain of cancer—saying so long to components of ourselves which are taken within the identify of remedy, or to our sisters who don't live to tell the tale this illness. In bringing those tales ahead, we percentage the painful, the profound, and the ridiculous. We heal, too. And, via those tales, we are hoping to extend the knowledge of the younger sufferer and survivor adventure, and to light up the darkish areas if you happen to will stroll this direction within the future.

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