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Dear Cancer

You are not fair, you are not kind, you are a menace of the worst kind.

Dear Cancer

How dare you. You show up in little clusters and expand into tumors. You take up room in a body you have no right to invade. You grow into this body as if it is your home, but you have no place here. The owner of this body fights everyday against the pain and discomfort you feed into them. They undertake treatments that drain them of their energy. You work at taking away their hope and lightheartedness, but they keep on.

When you feel brave, Cancer, you spread your dirty fingers into other places of the body. You start as one problem and slowly you become many. People lose their hair fighting you. People get cut open to remove you or sit through radiation that burns their skin. All this to get you out of them.

You spend all your days bringing fear and worry upon families who are not ready for this news. You take happy times and you turn them into tragedy just by existing. Who are you cancer? Who are you to unjustly invade and terrorize any unknowing victim? Who are you to hide below layers of skin, slowly taking someone's life from them? These bodies are not yours, escort yourself out. Let these people live their lives out. They had decades of years left and you're taking those away. Why do you do all of these things? You're an evil invader, invoking pain on thousands a day.

You are not fair, you are not kind, you are a menace of the worst kind. No one welcomes you, so get out. You may think you are stronger, but these people will live to fight more rounds. They'll get back in the ring and take the IV because fighting for life and family is greater than succumbing to your cowardly tactics, sneaking and hiding as long as you can until detected - that is the path you take because you are a coward, and that is why we believe we can all fight you.

P.S. Fuck you from the families, supporters, and fighters.

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