I was first diagnosed with primary breast cancer in 1999 at the age of 25 and then again, in March 2018 with a recurrence in the same breast and a secondary tumour in my lung.
Hi there, my name is Nisha Srinivasan. I am 38 years old. I was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois and I continue to live in Chicago. I got married on 25 November 2016 and my husband is incredible. I am very blessed to be married to him. We met online in August 2014. I’ve got a very close-knit family – mom, dad and two younger sisters aged 36 and 28. My middle sister is married and has two daughters of her own (aged eight and two) and I love being an aunt to them!
This is Urmilah Dass’s story. I am a Malaysian living in Kuala Lumpur for slightly over 30 years. Originally from Kuantan, an East coast beach town, I work as a clinical psychologist at my own practice and I am also a consultant at a hospital in Kuala Lumpur.
This is Karen Walsh’s story.
Hello, my name is Karen Walsh. I am a mother of two girls, aged 9 and 16. Based in Brisbane, Australia, I am a computer programmer and web designer working from home.
This is a series of #cancer stories I am writing to raise money for cancer research so that the vital work that needs to be done in cures and therapies may continue. In this series, I interview others who have or are still battling cancer in order to share their story, to empower and uplift. […]
Resilience and action in the face of fear
The words in the article title above are attributed to Robert Ingersoll. It is powerful, inspiring and focused on good. It moves me to share a deeply personal story.