Growing up, I loved to dance and took every opportunity to move my body, no matter the beat. Something about the structure of a choreographed dance gave me immense calm; I loved knowing that if I performed a pirouette and followed it up with a plié I would create something beautiful. I still love to dance but, six years ago at 33-years-old, noticing a waning capacity to move my body and take in air, I encountered what would be my most challenging routine yet: stage IV lung cancer.
Biomarker testing set the tone for my survivorship
May 24, 2023