- Have you been diagnosed with cancer?
- Has a close family member been diagnosed with cancer?
- Has a close friend been diagnosed with cancer?
- Has someone you know well or admire been diagnosed with cancer?
- Has someone you loved or admired died of cancer?
- Have you cared for someone who has had cancer?
- Have you followed someone’s fight against cancer?
- Have you had a student, client or patient with cancer?
If you answered “yes” to any of the questions above, you are probably a member of The Cancer Club! Which means:
- You’ve had a conversation (more like several of them) with God, or at least a higher being.
- “Cancer Sucks!” isn’t just something you say. It’s something you know to be true.
- Your heart hurts every time you hear of another person’s diagnosis.
- You want it to be easier, better, improved for the next person.
- You’re constantly searching for what caused this and how can we stop it from happening
- You can empathize with others
- You cherish the little moments and the special people in your life
- You mourn every time someone dies of cancer even if you don’t know them.
- You want to know they are getting closer and closer to finding a cure.
- You wouldn’t wish cancer on even your worst enemy.