My Liver Cancer Grew

Photo by National Cancer Institute on Unsplash

I was in my 30s when I was diagnosed with inflammatory breast disease in 2004. The doctors gave me 6 months to live. It’s a really aggressive cancer. I am happy that the doctors were wrong and I am still alive today.

However, the chemotherapy I received had long term side effects I am still dealing with. I was bedridden for months. It felt like the…

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Shefali O'Hara

Shefali O'Hara

Cancer survivor, artist, writer, engineer. Grew up in NYC, living in Austin. Love animals, books, hikes, art, travel, D&D and fireworks.