Posts by Elizabeth Lerner Papautsky

We Don’t Just Have Cancer. We Have a Whole Life to Live.

by Elizabeth Lerner Papautsky January 13, 2020

When asking about a potentially overwhelming side-effect of an impending new medication, my nurse told me, “Don’t worry until you get there.” OK, I get it. I just didn’t die from breast cancer. I’ve had worse. But come on. Let’s do better. Let’s have a conversation.