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You Can Connect Guidelines

We're all here for similar reasons - we've been touched by cancer in some way. It’s up to all of us to show each other that no one is alone. Your You Can Connect profile is your own place to call home during this crazy thing called cancer, we just ask that you keep these simple guidelines in mind when participating.

1. Always Be Nice. This is a place for connections and conversations – we encourage you all to talk openly but please remain considerate in all of your engagement. Don’t post obscene, hateful or objectionable content. Abuse and disrespect will not be tolerated in the You Can Connect community and is subject to deletion and user removal at our discretion.

2. Be a Good Friend. The You Can Connect community is a family. Please remember to be a good friend to the connections you make on You Can Connect. Ask questions that you wish someone would ask you; if you can’t find the right words to say, send a hug, it can speak louder than words. A simple gesture goes a long way.

3. Don't Spam. This includes sending unsolicited messages of any nature, posting links to unrelated content, promoting a survey, fundraiser or product where it shouldn’t be promoted. If you aren’t sure if something is appropriate to post, e-mail us and we’ll let you know.

4. Think Before You Post. Everything you post on You Can Connect is secure, but it is up to you to monitor how much or how little information you are sharing about yourself and your experience. Please don’t share personal or identifiable information like your mailing address or your full name and don’t share other member’s information.

5. If You See Something, Say Something. We work hard to make sure these guidelines are followed closely but if you see something that doesn’t’ feel right to you, please let us know. We review every report we receive and will take anything you say to heart. We promise.

6. Be Open. Welcome newcomers and help guide them through this journey based on your own experience. Whether you are a survivor, fighter, caregiver or supporter, you have valuable information that can very well help someone else who is just beginning the cancer journey. Be open to sharing experiences and give someone else the gift of your time.

Thanks for being a part of our community. It’s up to all of us to ensure that You Can Connect remains a place for us all to call home when dealing with the ups and downs of a cancer diagnosis.

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Survivor: Breast Cancer

I hate you! I know those are strong words but I do. I believe that everything happens for a reason! So I haven't asked "why me". But that doesn't mean I didn't care. Or that I haven't asked millions question's. Because of you I had to quit my job/career. I was one of those few lucky people out there in the world, that loved what they did and it was also my hobby! You took so much away from me!! I went through so much pain and misery fighting you and getting rid of you. Because of your evil ways; I will have to fight you off for the rest of my life. Now listen up... YOU WILL NOT win!! I have something that you can not take away from me. That is my hope and will to live!!! Cancer you didn't just hurt me! You hurt my family & friends . My children, heart broken. Now with that very brief statement of how I feel, I want you to know, I will be taking what I've learned and creating something wonderful! I plan to help others and to be there for those that need me. I'm writing a book about you and starting non profit organizations. Good bye cancer. I hope to never meet you again.

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