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    Should cancer patients risk to divorce an unhappy marriage?

    Human beings have been given a free will. Once you are diagnosed with cancer, your ability to choose remains – however, your options in life are significantly reduced. Amongst many others, two major aspects will be concerned: your relationship and your job. Is it necessary to settle in an unhappy marriage and safer to compromise? Should cancer warriors stay or go? Continue Reading

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    I got it in my blood – Leukemia

    Hot blooded, coldblooded, blue blooded, full blooded, bloodless, … it all seems to be in our blood.  Our blood is the source of a human being’s vitality and identity. We have music in our blood, the characteristics of our ancestors, some of us seem to have evil in their blood. I have leukemia in my blood. Continue Reading

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    Eye to eye with my fear of death

    If you suffer from a chronic illness or even an incurable disease as I do, one of your worst nightmares has probably become true. It will not only bring suffering and pain, but also death anxiety. Some fears are healthy, others  unhealthy. They might concern the evitable or the inevitable. I would like to take a closer look at our fears. Continue Reading

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    After the diagnosis: pregnancy and birth

    I had tried to bring some kind of balance into my life: The cancer diagnosis was something to worry about and the pregnancy was completely normal. That was how it seemed to be at the beginning. Only a month after I had been given my prognosis, it changed, though. Suddenly, the pregnancy was a concern as well. Continue Reading

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    5 things that helped me cope with my diagnosis

    “Why me?” is a question o lot of people ask themselves after being confronted with a cancer diagnosis. There is no answer to this question, of course. Yet, a few considerations can help struggling with fate. Fate has a name – the name of your disease. But fate has other names as well. And you can even rename it…

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