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Cancer Support Groups

Finding Support

Dennis Bogorad | Posted 04.02.2013 | Gay Voices
Dennis Bogorad

My life partner of 33 years, Ron Winokur, died in 2006. He was 58 years old; I was 56. I looked for prostate cancer support groups for gay men while Ron was still alive, then for support groups for gay men who had lost their partners. There were none. I felt alone.

The Club Name That Should Never Be Changed

Alan Zweibel | Posted 02.16.2013 | Fifty
Alan Zweibel

Just know that I am not writing this as someone who was a friend of Gilda Radner's. Or who was a writing partner. Or even as a father whose three children, to this very day, refer to their godmother as Aunt Gilda.

Cancer Support Groups Weren't For Me -- Until...

Aisling Carroll | Posted 11.20.2012 | Women
Aisling Carroll

I yank my sweater over my shoulders to strategically block the word "cancer" printed across my chest. I don't want to stand out as the biggest downer in Vegas.

Colontown, A Community of Cancer Survivors

Robert Schwab | Posted 07.12.2011 | Denver
Robert Schwab

I'm out of the chemo room temporarily, and I've stepped from it into an online community where I can talk comfortably about my colorectal cancer.