“I’m F*CKING cancer-free! — and my new chapter has begun.”
‘Although part of me has come to embrace this protective cocoon of the unknown, I want to wake up to good news and get on with my life.’
‘The thought of dealing with a toddler during a cancer battle in a coronavirus pandemic has finally eased some of that resentment I had with myself and others.’
Everyone is stressed about COVID-19. But for lung cancer patients like Bill Westlake, the stakes are especially high.
‘The news felt like a death sentence. Would I even be healthy enough to qualify for this trial once the world goes back to its new normal?’
We’ve long known that health care disparities have existed along racial lines. But the COVID-19 pandemic is shining a spotlight on it.
‘I don’t know if the cancer is distracting me from COVID or COVID is distracting me from cancer.’