Riding Cancer Trains and Cancer Buses (but without BRCA and Triple Negative Breast Cancer)

It’s ironic that another metastatic breast cancer thriver and I share a very similar blog title: The Cancer Train by @WarriorMegsie – Underscored by assumptions on how we look and how we may die someday, hopefully far out in the future rather than statistically closer to today. We know too well the emotional collateral damage of both cancer and of discrimination far better than we do. Our awareness is highlighted in no small part due to the assumptions people make about the brands of #cancer we both have. She’s not triple negative because she’s African American and I’m not #BRCA because I’m an Ashkenazic Jew.