Things I Wish I Didn’t Know About Cancer, Part 1

Written in 2018, between the cancers.

How it grows

How long it hides

Who places the best IV lines

The number of decisions necessary to pursue treatment

All the side effects and consequences of treatment

What hormone gutting does

All the doctors and supporting medical staff

How much it takes (and it takes and it takes and it takes)

Grief

Ways to prop up a phone for video streaming

Plastic surgery

Any surgery

How long it takes to recover

Words like genomics and oncotype

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