Diagnosis & Treatment
Carolyn's Breast Cancer Experience — Getting Through the Tough Days
Carolyn, a breast cancer survivor, talks about her initial diagnosis and treatment, and difficult decisions she had to make during her treatment process due to unexpected bumps in the road, including testing positive for the breast cancer gene. She discusses the need to keep moving, how to get through the tough days, and the importance of taking things one day at a time.
Jamie's Melanoma Experience
Jamie, a Melanoma survivor, talks about her initial diagnosis and treatment process, which was unique due to Melanoma's resistance to chemotherapy. She discusses the fear, anxiety, and stress of having cancer while also raising a baby boy, and her decision to blog about her experience, not only to share her experience, but to create a legacy for her young son. Explore the Springboard Beyond Cancer website for more tools and resources to help you manage cancer your way.
Jamie's Melanoma Experience – Advice on Treatment and Staying Hopeful
Jamie, a Melanoma survivor, outlines her advice to other cancer patients. She talks about the importance of researching treatment options and seeking out a medical team that you are comfortable working with during your cancer treatment. She also explains the importance of holding on to hope during treatment, noting that while it may be difficult, holding on to hope and the beauty that exists in the world can help you get through the more challenging days. Explore the Springboard Beyond Cancer website for more tools and resources to help you manage cancer your way.
Jamie's Melanoma Experience – Treatment Options and Expecting the Unexpected
Jamie, a Melanoma survivor, discusses how to approach the various treatment options available to you after a cancer diagnosis, noting that both cancer and its treatments are very personal. She also emphasizes the need to expect the unexpected, noting that cancer can often lead to curve balls that may impact your treatment plan. Explore the Springboard Beyond Cancer website for more tools and resources to help you manage cancer your way.