It can be hard to look at the glass half-full once your family member has dealt with cancer. On one hand, you’re relieved your loved one is in remission. On the other hand, you may worry about the after-effects of the cancer and its treatment, or how your loved one will cope with survivorship.
As you and your loved one learn to move on, gain strength and find a new normal, you may look back and realize the many life lessons you’ve learned from this experience.
Here are 7 things we can all learn from someone who’s had cancer:
The cancer journey is a challenging experience for all affected, but you come out of it learning a lot about life. And it’s what you do with what you learned that makes a difference in where you are headed.
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