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What Are Cancer Survivors, Patients and Caregivers Most Thankful for This Holiday Season?


On social media, in honor of Thanksgiving, CURE® recently asked its readers to share what they are most thankful for this holiday season.

Each week on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, CURE® asks its readers to share their thoughts with the #CureConnect discussion question.

This past week, in honor of Thanksgiving, we asked our readers: “What are you most thankful for this holiday season?”

Here’s what some of our readers shared:

  • “Being blessed to wake up to see another beautiful day.” – L.W.
  • “Remission (knock on wood). Both kids called within 30 minutes of each other; Skyped with granddaughter; did thankfulness Zoom program with Gilda’s Club.” – R.C.
  • “That my daughter will have this Christmas with no treatment waiting in the wings.” – D.L.
  • “Being cancer free for 35 years.” – R.S.
  • “I am still alive, and I have an amazing daughter, son-in-law and four grandchildren that I love and that love me.” – R.B.
  • Being cancer free three years after stage 4 triple-negative breast cancer. Also, publishing my book to give others hope.” – B.B.
  • “My husband’s health.” – A.R.-R.
  • “That no one in my family has had COVID, and the ones that did had a mild case. I’m thankful that I am still able to work as a bedside nurse six and a half years post cancer treatment.” – J.W.F.

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