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When we talk about cancer in families, the focus understandably tends to fall on the affected patient. As anyone who has dealt with this situation understands though, this kind of diagnosis is very difficult for the rest of the family as well.
Liz shares her experience of her bladder cancer diagnosis, deciding to not be silent about her cancer, and her drive to become a bladder cancer advocate. "You don’t have to reach the masses with your experience, you just have to reach one person."
What should you expect for your first chemo treatment? Those who have gone through it write about their experiences and ways for you to prepare.
I’ve alluded to this in past writings, but I fought with clinical depression during high school. However, I’ve never written a full account of this trying time, and in the wake of the unfortunate events with Anthony Bourdain, Kate Spade, and countless others throughout the past decade, I’m ready to take that leap in hopes of letting someone else know to ask for help.
There aren’t many things that can help you feel better while you’re going through chemotherapy, but these can maybe make the journey a bit more comfortable.