Cancer

Shraddha Pandey- A cancer fighter

Background: Ten years ago, as a schoolgirl, I felt a hard lump in my stomach. The local doctor sensed that something is wrong and referred me to a hospital. My petrified parents were told...

Believe in yourself

Believe in yourself by Shraddha Pandey. Background: Ten years ago, as a schoolgirl, I felt a hard lump in my stomach. The local doctor sensed that something is wrong and referred me to a...

Turning Point of An 18 Year-Old Girl

I’m a girl who is 18 and was diagnosed with Ovarian Cancer 5 months ago. It was right after I took the university exam that I learned about it. I have always felt worried something...

Sources of Strength

I’ve always been very close with my mother, although we now live an ocean apart – she’s in California, where I grew up, and I’m in Europe. She’s an exceptional...

Survivor of Breast Cancer

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. An unexpected journey happened one year ago. I’m in my late 30’s. My doctor felt a lump when I went for my annual checkup. I had...

From Cancer to Pregnancy

I certainly did not know when my husband and I got married in September 2016 that our lives, and marriage, would so quickly change. Just a little after we celebrated 2 months of marriage, I...

women's stories

Positive Attitude with Cancer

I share my story from my bed as I recover from Chemo #10. I was diagnosed in November 2016 with Classic Hodgkins Lymphoma Stage 3 after noticing a lump around my neck. I got an ultrasound...

The Sisterhood of Cancer Survivors

“I’m afraid I don’t have good news for you,” my friend said. She is also my gynecologist. I could hear the shock in her voice. This was not the outcome she had...

Sliding Doors: A New World

Life is always surprising and, although we know that it is, we are always flabbergasted by the vagaries of events. At a certain point in my life, like many other women, I was diagnosed with...