Letter to myself

A Letter to Myself: Cancer is Not Going to Crush You

Every month, Rethink will be sharing powerful stories and poetry from WILDFIRE Magazine. Use code RETHINK for 10% off a magazine subscription, single issues, writing workshops, and more. Subscriptions and individual issues are available in both digital and print.

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Elizabeth Toth, Diagnosed at 39. North Tonawanda, New York. Stage 0.

Laura Carfang, Diagnosed at 36. Associate director of graduate programs at Babson College, host of Breast Cancer Conversations podcast, founder and executive director survivingbreastcancer.org. Boston, MA. Stage IIb, ER+, PR+, treated as Triple Positive. @laura.carfang @survivingbreastcancerorg 


These pieces have been republished with permission from WILDFIRE Magazine, the 2020 “SURVIVORSHIP” issue (Vol 5, No 2, Copyright (c) April 2020 by Wildfire Community LLC). More information available at wildfirecommunity.org    

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