Informative Speech About Cancer

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LIving with cancer with dignity I am not ill. My cancer is just crazy !! My body is my love letter and I am the author of my ownhealth !! Cancer! The big “ C “ word !! The word which pronounces a death sentence in our societyon the patient even before the disease is completely diagnosed or even before the treatment has even started. The label that stays with the patient for his whole life. As soon as the diagnosis is made immediately, the fear of impending death looms largely on the patient’s mind. And this is happening when we have the best of treatments available not just for diagnosing the disease in its infancy but also for making the life as normal as can be with an extended survival and a very good quality of life. I want to ask that when we don’t call a patient a hypertension survivor, a cardiac survivor or a diabetes survivor, then why this discrimination with a cancer patient? It is also like any other chronic disease.Will you help me change this mind-set of the society please? Together we can make a world where cancer no longer means living with fear, without hope, or worse. I alone can’t change the world but I can cast a stone across waters to create many ripples. As soon as diagnosis of cancer is made, a number of questions and emotions flood the patient’s mind. “Why me?” is something which lingers in the mind throughout life. The feelings of denial, anger, guilt, sadness, fatigue, loneliness, depression, resentment, cloud the mind and hinder with proper
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