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Displaying All Stories Tagged With: Advanced Basal Cell Carcinoma

"I hope others can benefit from my story"
"I’m very lucky to have found a great support network who has become my family"
"I still have a ways to go but I know my family, friends and support group will be there for me."
"Pale skin will be beautiful for me and my family from now on."
"My husband’s always stood there and … been supportive in that."
Nancy D.
"And I said to myself, ‘Operation, live like this, or die. My choice.’ And that's how I got over it. So it's not the outside that counts; it's the inside."
"Learning my husband had cancer was devastating news. So many thoughts went through my mind such as what happens now? And how was our life going to change?"
"They do not sugar coat what they’re going to do to you and how they’re going to do it. And they want you to understand that you’re going to be disfigured."
"I fought to keep my arm as long as I could stand it - at the point I decided to have the four quarter amputation. I had to know just what was in there because no one seemed to know. Then, we found out it was basal cell carcinoma."