Illustration: Brian Stauffer

I Didn’t Beat Cancer, My Doctors Did

When well-meant words do harm.

Stanford Magazine
Apr 10, 2017 · 5 min read

By Brooke Vittimberga

I survived because I was forced to survive, not because I was strong.

Courtesy Brooke Vittimberga, ’17

Stanford Magazine

A Publication of the Stanford Alumni Association

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