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Writing Cancer

Writing Through Cancer

TJ Brown | Posted 06.09.2013 | Books
TJ Brown

I signed a three-book contract six months before I was diagnosed with throat cancer. I could not, would not let cancer define the career for which I had worked so hard.

Fighting Disease With Words

Karin Diamond | Posted 04.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Karin Diamond

One hospital stay left me confined to the walls of a very small room, no one allowed to enter without wearing a mask, gloves and a gown. But what quarantine couldn't take away was the connections I could make with my writing.

Keeping a Cancer Journal: Your Private Healing Journey

Laurie Nadel | Posted 04.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Laurie Nadel

Keeping a journal can help a cancer patient express deeply held feelings that may be too difficult to voice aloud, and help a patient to navigate a complex inner landscape that must be traveled alone. And starting a journal requires just a few minutes a day.

Party of One: Testicular Cancer

H. Alan Scott | Posted 10.29.2012 | Comedy
H. Alan Scott

In a matter of three short weeks I went from your average comedian tweeting about Mitt Romney and Fresca to your average comedian tweeting about having cancer.