Are you a cancer warrior, or a cancer worrier?

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When I wrote this on a social media post back in July, it divided people (understandably so, at first glance). Of course the title isn’t meant to point the finger or chastise cancer patients for feeling anxious and afraid. Worry is a very natural and normal part of a cancer diagnosis. It’s acknowledging that worry, and what we do with it, that counts.

So I want to preface this blog, a deeper dive into the concept of cancer warrior vs cancer worrier, with an admission. I have been a worrier too!…

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