Cancer’s Effect

My life had been consistently perfect up until October 5th 2017. That was the day when my life turned completely upside down. She came home earlier than expected, and my dad went missing. They were outside and they sat in our car discussing her doctor’s appointment which she had just returned from. I knew something Read more about Cancer’s Effect[…]

Winner of the 2019 Cancer Unwrapped Teen Writing Contest

Cancer, More Than a Word

Everyone knows the word cancer, but what does it really entail? According to Webster is ‘a disease caused by an uncontrolled division of abnormal cells in a part of the body’ but everyone knows there is more meaning to a word than just the definition. Cancer is more than a word or disease. It is Read more about Cancer, More Than a Word[…]

You Must Be This Tall to Ride

My life is a rollercoaster. I’m just sitting in the cart for this rickety old ride blindfolded, never knowing when the next dip or loop will occur. Some dips are more memorable than others, such as the summer of 2014. The year I had been diagnosed with Adrenal Cortical Carcinoma, and began an nine-month long Read more about You Must Be This Tall to Ride[…]