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Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer Experiences

Skin Cancer (Non-Melanoma) Experiences (filtered)

  • I'm Travis, and I'm a survivor of Stage 3 Colon Cancer

    There is a better place

    Overcoming fear
    Added Nov 12, 2018

    I was told I needed a liver transplant and I was worry at first. Then I thought about who created this body and my fear went away because I thought about what I had read in the Bible. ‘COURAGE in Time of Fear’ Psalm 46 and it over and over. I look at all things I have done in life and thought all the peoples I had met, and my family members I lo…

  • Hi, I'm John P H.

    cystectomy male

    Overcoming fear
    Added Dec 8, 2014

    I had a cystectomy in July, three weeks later I had chemo. it has really take me down. I could not eat. nausea, vomiting. I took marinol 2.5 for eight days for apetite and now I see doublle. been that way for 6days. when will it stop

  • JM
    JM
    I'm JM and I'm scared
    JM

    Weird Effects of a fatal diagnosis

    Overcoming fear
    Added Apr 15, 2013

    Fatigue and restlessness, depression and hopefulness, joy and sadness are all part of the weird make-up of being incurably sick.
    On top of that there is the feeling of being scared all the time. It is like being on a roller coaster at that point when you are at the top of the hill looking down, just before you actually take-off. Your heart …

  • I'm Miriam W. and I'm in treatment for Stage 2 Triple Negative Breast Cancer

    Diagnosis Anniversary

    Overcoming fear
    Added Mar 22, 2013

    March 21, 2013

    One year ago today, I received the news that no person ever wants to hear . . . “You have cancer”. My outward calm was the antithesis of my inner turmoil. The questions swirling around in my head were asked but went unanswered. Why me? Is this real? There must be a mistake! How could this happen? Am I going to die?

    Du…

  • I'm Margaret, and I support someone with cancer

    I want my Mother to live longer and a better quality of life.

    Overcoming fear
    Added Feb 26, 2011

    My Mother was diagnosed with squamous cell carcinoma stage 4 lung cancer last August 2010. She is having a rough time with the chemo and she also has heart disease, high blood pressure,some kidney problems in the past,etc…and had a heart attack about 18 yrs. ago.She has RA too. Mama is 70 yrs old. The cancer was shrunk from chemo last November…

  • Affirmations Affirmations Affirmations

    Overcoming fear
    Added Dec 30, 2010

    When I found out I was going to lose my entire right leg – including my hip and pelvis – to bone cancer I was afraid. Not of dying – I knew in my heart I was going to survive the surgery but I was really afraid that my husband wouldn’t love me anymore. After all, this was most definitely NOT the woman he said “I DO” to five years earlier – this …

  • No matter where you are in your cancer experience, if who you know yourself to be and love is alive and present, then you too are a survivor.

    Reality

    Overcoming fear
    Updated Dec 20, 2010

    This afternoon, as I prayed for healing – for my body to heal fully and completely – I began to cry. And quickly my praying led to begging. It totally caught me by surprise. I got so scared that this cancer is not going to slow down.

    Fear has continued to show up throughout this whole experience. I express it and share it – whatever feels rig…

  • Hepatobiliary and Transplant Surgeon

    The power of information

    Overcoming fear
    Added Nov 10, 2010

    Fear is always part of the cancer journey. Your best “treatment” to reduce fear is information. The more you ask, read, and discuss your medical situation, the more power you have over your problem and the fear that surrounds it. Like any journey, we need to know who we’re traveling with, the direction we’re heading, and why we may turn when…

Favorite Skin Cancer (Non-Melanoma) Experiences (filtered) Experiences

  • I'm Miriam W. and I'm in treatment for Stage 2 Triple Negative Breast Cancer

    Diagnosis Anniversary

    Overcoming fear
    Added Mar 22, 2013

    March 21, 2013

    One year ago today, I received the news that no person ever wants to hear . . . “You have cancer”. My outward calm was the antithesis of my inner turmoil. The questions swirling around in my head were asked but went unanswered. Why me? Is this real? There must be a mistake! How could this happen? Am I going to die?

    Du…

  • I'm Travis, and I'm a survivor of Stage 3 Colon Cancer

    There is a better place

    Overcoming fear
    Added Nov 12, 2018

    I was told I needed a liver transplant and I was worry at first. Then I thought about who created this body and my fear went away because I thought about what I had read in the Bible. ‘COURAGE in Time of Fear’ Psalm 46 and it over and over. I look at all things I have done in life and thought all the peoples I had met, and my family members I lo…

  • New start

    Overcoming fear
    Added Oct 24, 2013

    It’s been one month since I heard the word “remission”. Knowing I had to go back to work 40 hrs a week was scary. My mind will still foggy from chemo and my body was still weak. I didn’t know if I would be able to get through the 1 st day without passing out. I’m now on my 3rd week of work and I’m getting my strength back one day at a time. Goin…

  • JM
    JM
    I'm JM and I'm scared
    JM

    Weird Effects of a fatal diagnosis

    Overcoming fear
    Added Apr 15, 2013

    Fatigue and restlessness, depression and hopefulness, joy and sadness are all part of the weird make-up of being incurably sick.
    On top of that there is the feeling of being scared all the time. It is like being on a roller coaster at that point when you are at the top of the hill looking down, just before you actually take-off. Your heart …