Debunking the Rhetoric of Cancer

Debunking the Rhetoric of Cancer

“I have cancer,” I say incredulously at my reflection in the bathroom mirror. “How did that happen?”

Cancer evokes an innate fear in everyone, doesn’t it? I must admit, that even before my own diagnosis, the very idea of cancer practically repulsed me: abnormal cells multiplying inside someone of their own accord. It was enough to make my skin crawl.

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