Finding hope during childhood cancer – Nancy’s story

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Not ‘just’ a moment is a heartfelt and poetic piece written by Nancy Hamner about finding hope, published on the US website 2Surviveonline.

Nancy is a mother whose son Ryan was first diagnosed with cancer at aged six. He has survived four occurrences of hodgkin lymphoma during his childhood.

In her personal story she offers up pieces of wisdom such as:

  •  Life is not always what it appears; it is possibly never what it looks like.
  • [H]is doctor has given us a plan, and with that is bestowed the option of hope—a place we choose to live.
  • May you see joy and revel in all its moments.

Cancer Advisor has a range of personal stories, but we’re always looking for more content. Leave a comment below, share your own story or recommend a resource.

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