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Race ahead of cancer

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My natural father, someone I never actually met, died of cancer when I was young. My maternal grandmother had cancer before I was born. It would be wrong to say that neither of these affected me, but I was never there to witness their treatments and lives with cancer. All of my encounters with cancer were outside my reach, but still each time a medical questionnaire asked if anyone in my family had cancer, I had to check yes.
With raised awareness of cancer, I’ve always feared it was something looming in my future.

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