A busy tech executive who traveled all the time, Paoola didn't understand what an acquaintance meant when he asked, "Does your soul ever catch up to you?" until a cancer diagnosis shook her to the core.
Linda found that the lessons she learned early in life helped her fight challenges later with addiction and recurrent ovarian cancer
Test anxiety and fear of recurrence kept Mary on edge for years, but thankfully the intensity of the experience faded with time.
How do you map out your future when cancer has suddenly thrown your present into confusion?
Kim discovered that the fallout from a breast cancer diagnosis can go beyond the physical to impact emotional growth and precipitate so much change.
Robin found that her breast cancer diagnosis unleashed complex emotions and lasting changes she continues to face.
Rebecca found recovery to offer as many surprising challenges as the cancer itself, but eventually learned to accept that she would be okay.
After a day of falling apart, Michelle switched into autopilot to to get through cancer with her sense of self intact.
Life is messy, especially when you are caring for 10 cats, three rabbits and a sick husband in the middle of your own cancer.
When you are as used to hard work as Lulu, you find the strength to get through cancer, one step at a time.
Recovery from cancer was only the first step, then Damian had to learn to walk again, and recover from the fall-out.
Nine surgeries over less than seven years for recurrent brain cancer hasn't diminished Ruthie's spirit, even if it has changed her world.
Hair loss and nausea turned out to be the least of Cathy's worries after breast cancer treatment caused some unexpected side effects.
Breast cancer didn't surprise Cass, but the side effects and after effects of treatment surely did!
When she lost over 100 pounds, Deborah wondered, was it the dieting or was she dying from her recurrent cancer?
Don't panic until you have to panic is a good approach when you and your husband get cancer diagnoses on the same day.
From being a control freak to accepting that "this was my reality" Crystal found cancer brought many adjustments.
Emerging from the cancer vortex, Terri uses her recurrence to educate and advocate for others on treatment and reconstruction options.