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Life after cancer

By Geetha Paniker, a survivor of triple negative cancer with double mastectomy. A believer of being positive...

To tell or not to tell - the caregiver's dilemma

Breaking bad news to patients can be daunting and difficult, especially for caregivers.  Maya Ramachandran...
Spinal Tumour patient Deepa Malik first ever paraplegic Indian biker, swimmer, car rallyist, entrepreneur on a wheelchair

From Spinal Tumour Patient to Wonder Woman

Three spinal tumour surgeries could not stop Deepa Malik from being the first ever paraplegic Indian biker,...

Care for the Caregiver

Maya Ramachandran shares her experience as a caregiver to her parents and the learnings she drew from this....

CANCER: A friend who warns or a foe with thorns!

A poem by Rita Banik, Founder, RACE to rein-in-cancer The never uttered word CANCER  The word that fills...

Cancer was just a part of my story

“On paper, I am better: I no longer have cancer… But off paper, I feel far from being a healthy 26-year-old woman...

Turning a home into a hospital

The idea of hospice care in my home overwhelmed me. I was very afraid of witnessing her physical deterioration and her...

Colon cancer at 27 did not stop her aiming for 5Km

Choo Mei Sze from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia surprised doctors with her condition and then even more with her fighting...

Oliver Sacks on learning he has terminal cancer

Oliver Sacks, professor of neurology at the New York University of Medicine. He had an ocular melanoma (a rare tumor of...

Goodbye 2014. Hello Hope

Death stared at me up close this year, says cancer survivor Minakshi Ray. What did that teach her about life?...

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