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Re: SURVIVOR DAY?
Posted by Cheryl W on April 6, 2016, 9:00 am, in reply to "SURVIVOR DAY?"
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Robin, I don't think there is any clear answer. For myself, it was the instant my surgery was over. I was VERY reluctant to have chemo and radiation. My Onc told me that perhaps all I needed was surgery, but there was no way to know for sure. They would get clear margins, and I had the choice of just stopping there. Because the cancer had spread to my lymph nodes, I felt chemo and radiation wasn't a choice, but something I literally HAD to do.
I've always felt my cancer was gone after surgery. I think the whole 'survivor' thing is a little overkill. We all survive something, thus we are all survivors when we wake up every morning!
HUGS. You are definitely a survivor.
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