JAN 01, 2016 07:49 AM PST

The Reality of Cancer

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Being told you have cancer can be devastating. Immediately it becomes a full-time job to find the right treatments and the right doctors. What about trying alternative medicine? Family and friends have scary stories, have all read articles or heard something somewhere about a cure. At the end of the day though? It's all you.

Dealing with the physical symptoms, the emotional toll and still trying to keep a job or be present for family members is a daunting task. Check out this video and see how cancer survivors dealt with their diagnoses. Have you survived cancer? What worked, what didn't work? In this new year, hopefully the best of health and happiness will come to us all.
About the Author
  • I'm a writer living in the Boston area. My interests include cancer research, cardiology and neuroscience. I want to be part of using the Internet and social media to educate professionals and patients in a collaborative environment.
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