Compassion Is Needed for Young People With the Big "C"

April 20, 2015 10:56 PM

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Imagine you are a young adult, in your 20s or even early 30s. You haven't been feeling well lately, shake it off and then finally decide to make an appointment with your physician. After significant checkups, conversations and tests, you get some bad news delivered to you. You have Leukemia.

Imagine you are a 22 year old young woman; you've just started your first job in an investment firm on Wall Street. You go for your annual gynecological exam, your doctor feels something strange and sends you for a mammogram and ultrasound. Unfortunately, you have a breast cancer diagnosis.

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