I come into the realm of survivorship in a curious place: An expert in the lived experience of my illness, but not yet an expert in the geography of long term survivorship. You and me readers, we figured out the first five years together, and now we are cartographers on a more grave mission, to chart the course from years six through ten.
Maybe you’re not a liability at all; instead, your marginalized status give you perspective that those in the center would never achieve without you.
“When the world is disrupted and you must reorient your life, you can trust that your values, goals, and purpose will carry you through.”
You are invited to a free public film screening of an Academy Award nominated film followed by a panel discussion that places researchers, doctors, and patients in dialogue with the public in an informal, come-as-you-are setting to talk about the end of life!
A parent, living with cancer, and the Hobbesian natural state.