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I Am A Cancer Survivor, So Don’t Tell Me What My Pain Is Or Isn’t!

The pain we feel is not "just in the mind", so please keep away your toxic positivity or insensitivity, and watch your words.

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8 Things You DON’T Do Or Tell A Cancer Patient Or Survivor

When a cancer patient or survivor shares their story, it is not an invitation to dump either your toxic positivity or your stories of someone who "did not survive" on them. Be more mindful.

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As A Cancer Survivor In My Teens, Shormistha Mukherjee’s Cancer Memoir Validated My Feelings
Shormistha Mukherjee

When I read that Shormistha Mukherjee was able to draw boundaries I could see the difference in our experiences. But for the first time, I was also validated. I wasn’t wrong to have those feelings of guilt, fear, shame, loss of self esteem.

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