In July of 2011, I discovered a lump in my breast.
Once cancer treatment is completed, survivors often experience a whole new set of challenges that can be related or unrelated to the treatments they have undergone.
Cancer devastates lives, and that devastation isn’t limited to physical health. Many cancer patients find their disease has an impact on their finances, personal relationships and even careers.
Last May, after severe leg pain drove 23-year-old Kevan Busa to the emergency room in Syracuse, N.Y., he learned that he had acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL). Without treatment, doctors said, he wouldn’t live two weeks.