3
Apr
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Choose Happiness While Facing Cancer

Staying happy during the toughest time of your life sounds impossible. Cancer never makes people happy! When I had cancer I had a lot of conversation with myself. When I found out that I had cancer, I spent most of my time alone. But, spending time alone, it doesn’t mean I wanted to be stuck […]

20
Mar
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The Power of Becoming Intentional While Facing Cancer

What do you want out of life despite you’re facing cancer at the moment? This seems quite difficult to answer when you are facing cancer. You see, cancer suddenly turns you to be the most negative person and it is demoralizing your confidence and hope of living every day. But are you not supposed to […]

3
Mar
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A Cancer Survivor Guide To Self-love

When you think of the popular term “self-love” it’s all about to love yourself more. For a cancer survivor perspective, it’s more than that. You see, for us, cancer is not only a battle of our physical body but also our mental health. And if you ask us how can we love ourselves while facing […]

17
Feb
Here's How To Manage Your Eating Problems After Chemo. Photo by Mom Junction

Here’s How To Manage Your Eating Problems After Chemo

One of the challenges during your chemotherapy is not only hair loss but also the changes in your appetite during or after your treatment. Aside from many side effects, chemo can do to your body, the worst is when you lose your appetency to your food. So here’s how to manage your eating problems during or […]

4
Feb
Radiation Therapy via Head & Neck Cancer Guide

Things To Do Before Radiation Treatment

Right after my surgical tumor removal, the next treatment that I need to undergo is Radiation Therapy. I was too anxious for the preparation of this treatment. It’s always a first-time experience since during my cancer diagnosis. Preparation is indeed hard, but I would like to share some helpful tips that you might consider doing […]

4
Feb
Post Care After Radiation Treatment. Photo by Miguel Bruna on Unsplash

Post Care After Radiation Treatment

Radiation therapy is the use of high-energy x-rays or other particles to destroy cancer cells. Only a doctor who specializes in giving radiation therapy to treat cancer is called a radiation oncologist. A radiation therapy regimen, or schedule, usually consists of a specific number of treatments given over a set period of time. Why radiation […]

4
Feb
Why Did I Switch To Plant-based Diet? Photo by Nadine Primeau on Unsplash

The Key To Stay Healthy Is Actually Simple

The essence of the plant-based diet is simplicity. The food you are eating daily obtain only from vegetables, whole grains, nuts, seeds, legumes and fruits and rare consumption of animal products. Just like what Thoreau said, “Simplify, simplify, simplify.” No need to process anything and put any additives that can actually just ruin our body. […]

3
Feb
Valentine's Gift To A Sick Loved One. Photo by Clem Onojeghuo on Unsplash.

Valentine’s Gift To A Sick Loved One

Valentine’s  Day — the most romantic day of the year. This day has been very anticipated by everyone every year and millions of heart-shaped presents are sold across the globe. In the spirit of the season, people are spending millions to a billion amount on roses, candy, jewelry, and other expensive gifts. However, if your loved […]

3
Feb
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Skin Care During Radiation Therapy

Cancer does not only have an effect on our emotional and mental aspect, but it also does affect our physical aspect. Radiation therapy is one of the treatments a doctor will recommend to a patient before/after surgical tumor removal. The procedure of radiation therapy is to use high doses of radiation to kill cancer cells […]

31
Jan
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How Rare is Leiomyosarcoma?

Googling the type of cancer you may have at the moment, you will easily find the information across different cancer websites such as Cancer.Net, National Cancer Institution, or WebMD. However, not in the case of Leiomyosarcoma. In, How Did I Get My Cancer, you can read how I found out my cancer, signs, and symptoms […]