Do you use the word survivor? Why or why not?

National Cancer Survivor’s Day is coming up! We’re thinking about the term survivor and wondering what it means for you.


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  • Nina M moderator
    6 months ago

    There are many perspectives on the word survivor. Some people feel the term shows how serious skin cancer can be. Others may find the term is too extreme, or that it doesn’t include people with terminal cancer. We’re curious to hear what you think!

    If you’d like to read from one pro-survivor perspective, check out Judy’s article here: https://skincancer.net/life-with-skin-cancer/im-a-survivor/.

    No matter what your perspective, we’re glad to have you all here in our community. – Nina, SkinCancer.net Team

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