Tag Archives: cancer survivor

Five years cancer free: Bill Kalmar’s story

None of us, I suspect, are fond of visiting our physician, making an unexpected trip to the hospital emergency room, or undergoing an operation. From time to time, we hear about the unanticipated results of a botched operation where the…

Life after breast cancer: Coping with your anxiety

There is so much energy invested into day-to-day cancer treatment that little thought is given to what happens when treatment is over.  Despite best efforts to go back to “normal,” the life of a survivor will be different.  Survivors are…

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Skipping breast exams could cost your life

I never missed my annual breast exam.  I lost a good friend to breast cancer years ago and understand the importance of regular mammograms.  In 2011, however, trying circumstances caused me to miss my scheduled appointment. I thought about waiting…

 

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Terri Tate: humorist and two-time cancer survivor

Terri Tate embodies what it means to be a comedian disguised as a nurse and teacher. A down to earth woman who has become a truly inspirational humorist amidst her cancer struggle, Tate now stresses the importance of adding humor…

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