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Cancer Humor

10 Awesome Breast Cancer Gifts

Betsy Hnath | Posted 05.21.2014 | Women
Betsy Hnath

Cancer can take away so much, and yet nothing in my life has taught me more about myself -- or others.

Stupid Comments and Cancer: You Can't Win, So Just Politely Smile and Move On

Jeff Sirlin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Jeff Sirlin

There's no consensus on what to say. Cancer makes people uncomfortable. Some people get nervous. Others are presumptuous. Some are naive. Here are some examples of the most egregious comments that have actually been said to me at one point or another.

My 'Favorite' Cancer Treatment Questions

Jennifer Giuffre-Donohue | Posted 06.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Giuffre-Donohue

Obviously there's nothing funny about cancer or its various treatments. But I felt that my options were either laugh at most of it or just crawl under my covers into the fetal position and stay there. Thankfully humor won out most of the time.

Losing Your Parts to Cancer

Dan Duffy | Posted 05.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Dan Duffy

It's always a horrendous experience when you are told you are going to lose a body part. I unfortunately know way too many people who have had this happen during cancer treatment. But there's a little extra slap in the face when reproductive parts are in the equation.

Finding Humor Through Cancer

Kate Matthews | Posted 01.29.2013 | Women
Kate Matthews

"Whenever I need to feel lifted away from the fear, horror and pain of breast cancer, humor is the first place I turn."

Celluloid Chemotherapy: Top 12 Cancer Films

H. Alan Scott | Posted 12.17.2012 | Comedy
H. Alan Scott

After dealing with cancer for a few months now, I'm realizing that Hollywood may have -- are you ready for this? -- sensationalized what it's like to have cancer. Also, Julia Roberts is potentially deadly.

Chemo Letters to Oprah

H. Alan Scott | Posted 12.03.2012 | Comedy
H. Alan Scott

Dear Oprah: Can I have a car? I think my spirit may not be in walking distance.