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Response to Amerigo Vespucci (Original post)

Wed Jun 5, 2013, 10:51 AM

67. I agree with Ms. Williams.

I've had breast cancer. I've had the intrusive questions of how, the slurs about why, the comments about if. The surprise of those when told that the cause was most probably environmental and not from an abortion, that it wasn't caused from my sinning. And these remarks have come from family and healthcare providers. The conversations that have been started because of the Michael Douglas interview have done much to educate people about cancer. Long overdue to get rid of the victim blaming of cancer patients. The stigma of cancer still exists and an educational public discourse will do much to eradicate the ignorance.

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