Before I became a cancer patient, everything I knew of cancer I had learned in the movies.
Everyone’s pattern is a little different. Wait to see what yours is before you make a lot of plans.
Chemo isn't the same for everyone, but that doesn’t mean it won’t help to prepare. Here's what helped me.
Your diagnosis doesn’t define you, and how you choose to talk about it is totally up to you.
If you’re suffering during chemo, you need to tell your doctors. Now is not the time to be stoic. Now is the time to complain when you’re hurting.
Crises have a way of bringing out the best and worst in people, and cancer is no different.
Cooking during chemo was a big challenge for me. I wanted to do just about anything rather than eat. Here are some things that worked for me.
When I tried to read something, by the time I got to the last sentence in a paragraph, I could not remember what I had read in the first sentence.
Heather Millar is an award-winning freelance writer and author. She was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2010 and has written extensively about her treatment and recovery, as well as the science, history, and ethics of the disease.