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Surviving Cancer With Pride

by Kathy Jones on  June 3, 2010 at 7:21 PM Cancer News   - G J E 4
The World Cancer Survivor's Day, which falls on June 6, is a reflection of the triumph of human spirit over one of the most deadly illnesses the world has known.
 Surviving Cancer With Pride
Surviving Cancer With Pride
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The 'I am a survivor' is a two-day festival being organized by the Apollo Cancer Hospital at Hyderabad and has already seen many survivors talk freely about their struggles against cancer. One such survivor is Abhiram, a 12-year-old who was diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma. The tenacious class-topper had to undergo two years of struggle before recovering from his illness.

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34-year-old Jyothi Prasad also spoke of her fight against breast cancer, "After attending these meetings of cancer support groups, I realised that my sufferings were minuscule compared to those of several others," the customer care manager said.

Dr P Vijayanand Reddy of Apollo Hospital said that people would believe survivors more than the doctors, so it was good of the survivors to talk about their illness.


Source: Medindia
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