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Identity & cancer

Below are the best resources we could find on Identity and cancer.

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How Does Cancer and Cancer Treatment Affect Body Image and Confidence?

Cancer, and cancer treatment, can change your body, what it looks like and your body confidence. Young people and teenagers share how cancer changed their body but how they still feel still like themselves.

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Body Image after Breast Cancer Treatment: A Resource for Patients

The term “body image” refers to our thoughts, feelings and overall attitude around how we look, how we feel and the way our body works. Breast cancer and its treatment can have a negative impact on your body image.

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Let’s Talk About Hard Things

Anna Sale wants you to have that conversation. You know the one. The one that you’ve been avoiding or putting off, maybe for years.

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Breast Cancer and Body Image

Body image is a huge component of what we go through. For me, I just needed to be authentic to myself and true to what was going on with my body and accept those changes.

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The Cancer Misfit: A Guide to Navigating Life After Treatment

The Cancer Misfit is here to support you when doctors, friends and family have gone 'back to normal' and assumed you can do the same. It's a life raft to help you navigate life after cancer treatment; to help you live better, think better and feel better and show you how to embrace your new future.

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Cancer and Your Body Image

Michelle Cororve Fingeret, PhD, from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas discusses body change and body image, a common concern in cancer patients, how this impacts their lives, and empowering patients to move ahead, with Ken Miller, MD, a medical oncologist and...

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A Cancer Patient’s Message: Don’t Let Cancer Define You

Mike Snyder has been dealing with a rare and aggressive bone cancer for many years. But despite his diagnosis, Mike maintains a positive outlook on life. His motto is to “not let cancer define you.”

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On Special Assignment: Cancer, Courage and Creativity

The impacts of cancer often continue long after treatment is over—it's a hard-fought, emotional journey of survival

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How Cancer Saved My Life—Why Crisis Is an Opportunity | Giulia Muntoni | TEDxHHL

In November 2013, Giulia found out that she had breast cancer. The following March she had a mastectomy and, by May 2014, she started chemotherapy. In our society cancer is often associated with death. But this is a story about life. For her, cancer was literally a re-birth.

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Readers Write/Vanity

I live in a culture that’s only too eager to court my vanity.

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