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Fighting Cancer Before I Have It

As a previvor — someone with a confirmed genetic risk of cancer — I’m hoping for the best but preparing for the worst

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“P“Previvor” is one of those words I’d never heard of until I was suddenly thrust into being one myself. I suppose I have technically been a previvor all my life, but I didn’t know it until a genetic test, fueled by…




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Elizabeth Reyes

Elizabeth Reyes

Pen name of a writer, avid reader, frequent naval gazer, chronic illness previvor, and student of life. More than an amalgam of labels. My opinions are my own.

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