Real-Life Stories

Breast Cancer
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When attitude counts. Tamara, breast cancer patient

I’m sure you know the feeling: when suddenly you can hear, but you can’t process anything. It’s as if all sound is coming from far away and everything around you just drops out. This is exactly what happened to Tamara when she was told she

Mi historia como triple negativo y BRCA positivo
Breast Cancer
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Sandra Monsonís and her battle against cancer

Five years ago, Sandra was working at a fish stall in the municipal market of Barcelona when she was diagnosed with breast cancer. She had not been to the gynecologist for 7 years, and thanks to a routine mammogram, a lump was found. A biopsy

Mi historia como triple negativo y BRCA positivo
Breast Cancer
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My story as triple negative, BRCA positive

When cancer entered my life, I was 43 years old. More than 5 years had passed since I had seen a doctor. I had some chest discomfort, but I did not feel any lumps or irregularity. Luckily, a friend encouraged me to go to the

El deporte, mi mejor herramienta para afrontar la enfermedad
Real-Life Stories
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“Sports, my secret weapon for taking on my disease”

Ruben won the last set, but who was going to tell him when he arrived in Barcelona at the age of 14, ready to conquer the world, that his great rival was not going to be another athlete like himself, but that he was going

Cáncer timoAriadna, paciente de cáncer de timo, nos cuenta su historia
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Arianna, a patient with thymic cancer, shares her story with us

Why hasn’t anybody explained what the thymus is? Arianna asks herself. The thymus is a gland that is located in the upper part of the chest and has multiple functions. These functions include stimulating the growth of bones, promoting the development of sex glands, and

Màrius Soler, presidente de la asociación INVI de cáncer de mama masculino
Breast Cancer
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Yes, breast cancer also affects men

Màrius Soler is a male breast cancer patient and the founder of INVI, an association that aims to give visibility to men with breast cancer. He is currently living with the disease thanks to a novel treatment approved in Europe that had only been successful

Entrevista con Marina, paciente de cáncer de hígado
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“Joining a study increased my chances of a good outcome.”

Check out the story of Marina, a woman diagnosed with liver cancer at the age of 35. This is Marina, and she has been a cancer patient for two years. Before being diagnosed, she was a 35-year-old woman working long hours at a large company

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