“The Cancerian: Reporting from the Nation of Cancer”, (The Cancerian) is intended as a blog for all people affected by cancer. My goal as the host of this blog is to inspire conversation with caring, honest and respectful people. Topics that may be discussed will be the numerous issues that impact the people affected by cancer including but not limited to societal, economic, psychological, and medical news, relationship, insurance, research, literature, media, pharmacological, current news, etc.
It is my intent to write on these topics at least weekly or more.
Since this is a new blog there are no archives yet. Please check back to this page often as it will change.
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My comment policy is designed to encourage respectful, constructive dialogue.
- Be respectful. Comments will not be posted if they contain personal attacks, which include discriminatory, racist, offensive, obscene, inflammatory, unlawful or otherwise objectionable statements, language or content.
- Stay focused. All viewpoints are welcome, but comments should remain relevant to the current topic being discussed. Only comments that relate to the topic being discussed will be posted, although you may comment on previous posts in the comment section of that post.
- Tell the truth. If I am able to determine that comments contain or spread misleading or false information, they will not be posted. If you make an error, be up front about your mistake and correct it quickly, as this can help restore trust. When you see misrepresentations made by media, analysts or by other bloggers, you may certainly use this blog to point that out. Always do so with respect, stick to the facts and identify your appropriate affiliation. Here and in other areas of public discussion, make sure that what you are saying is factually correct. I make no representation, however, that any comments are factually correct, and you agree that you will not rely on any comments being factually correct.
- Be relevant. Repeated posting of identical or very similar content in a counter-productive manner (i.e. spam) is prohibited. Form letters will not be posted to this site.
I retain the right to determine which comments violate this comment policy. I also reserve the right to remove and/or not post comments for any reason whatsoever. The views expressed within posted comments do not necessarily reflect those of the author of this blog.
Thank you for taking the time to review my comment policy. I encourage your participation in our discussion and look forward to hearing from you.
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