Cancer interrupts the experience of life in profound ways, as seemingly every aspect of our existence becomes awash in waves of loss, pain, and fear. From the body to the spirit, job to family, it can seem like everything one is and does is suddenly centered on their cancer. But though it touches everything we touch, it is not who we are. The cancer journey is not just about the struggle to return peace to our body, but to our soul as well. Sometimes, it even leads to moments of piercing insight and transformation.
Here we’ve collected wisdom on a wide range of topics through the unique lens of living with cancer.