“Don’t call me a cancer survivor. It implies that I have a certain strength of character, without which I would not have survived.

Survivor: noun, a person who survives, especially one who remains alive after an event in which others have died.

In the early days of the pandemic, I found a lump in my left armpit at the age of 37. It was uncomfortable. I didn’t know a cancerous lump could hurt, so the pain reassured me that it wasn’t serious. I couldn’t feel anything to worry about in either breast, so I let it go. But the lump was growing and I was curious, so I called my doctor. That was in May 2020 and due to the many calls to the practice, I couldn’t get through. I left it for a week as I felt it was too small an issue to take up my GP’s time when people were critically ill with Covid-19 but the pain under my arm persisted. So I tried again.

https://www.independent.ie/life/health-wellbeing/health-features/dont-call-me-a-cancer-survivor-it-implies-i-have-some-strength-of-character-without-which-i-wouldnt-have-survived-42071809.html “Don’t call me a cancer survivor. It implies that I have a certain strength of character, without which I would not have survived.

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