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10 Things Not To Say To A Cancer Patient

Suleika Jaouad | Posted 11.20.2012 | Healthy Living
Suleika Jaouad

The oncology world is overdue for an etiquette guide. There's no script for what to say to someone with a life-threatening illness, but if you can avoid saying these 10 things, you're off to a good start.

Good Afternoon, You Have Cancer

Suleika Jaouad | Posted 11.20.2012 | Women
Suleika Jaouad

"Acute Myeloid Leukemia," my doctor said last May. I was 22 years old. My friends were busy starting their lives, and I was worried that mine might end before it had really begun.