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December 2018 Vol 4 No 5

(Almost) Everything You Wanted to Know About Medical Marijuana but Were Afraid to Ask
Legal Corner
Stephanie Fajuri, Program Director at Cancer Legal Resource Center, provides legal tips on the use of medical marijuana for patients considering using it instead of other pain medicines to manage the side effects of their cancer and cancer treatment.
Advocating for Yourself During and After Treatment
The Engaged Patient
Mandi Pratt-Chapman provides a patient card you could print and fill with personal concerns and preferences to share with your care team, to make sure you receive the treatment you want and need.
Grateful
Survivorship
Survivor Lisa A. D’Ottavio looks back with gratitude to her family and friends who offered support during her battle with breast cancer.
Leaving Behind a Legacy of Love and Laughter
Liver CancerPatient Stories
Maria Falzone is a comedian and creator of “SEX RULES” talk, who is facing a rare and terminal liver cancer. She wants to be remembered as the person who changed the conversation around sex and sexuality.
Rekindling My Relationship with Marijuana
Pancreatic CancerPatient Stories
In her younger years, Stacie Chevier smoked marijuana for recreational use. After being diagnosed with a rare cancer, she now views it as a drug that helps her cope with the disease.
Why We Need to Sack Up and Talk About Testicular Cancer
Testicular Cancer
Most men don’t discuss health problems even with their doctor, until they face a crisis, as Justin found out when he felt a lump in his testicle that turned out to be cancer.
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