William Ramshaw

William Ramshaw resides in the expansive Pacific Northwest. He is a six-year survivor of pancreatic cancer and has written a memoir Gut Punched! Facing Pancreatic Cancer.

Experiencing Post Traumatic Stress After Cancer

September 16, 2021

A cancer survivor explains that similar to combat veterans who experience post-traumatic stress after war, cancer survivors live with the impacts of their journey even after being in remission.

Learning to be a Kinder Person After Cancer

April 16, 2021

A cancer survivor and former military service member writes how he used to be short with people, demanded things be done his way and often made others feel little — that is until his cancer diagnosis. Here, he shares how his experience with cancer taught him to be kinder to others.

A Cancer Survivor’s Return Trip to the Chemo Room is Bound to Come with Flashbacks

February 11, 2021

One cancer survivor recalls a recent return trip to the chemo room where he received his treatment seven years ago. This time, it’s to get an IV for a follow-up scan. But he can’t help but reminisce and think of those around him.