Cancer, malignant tumors, chemotherapy, and radiation these are words that are often associated with death. Does this sound like something you are thankful for? Can Cancer change your life? Cancer changed mine for the better. It made me sit back and enjoy the ride. It gave me a new attitude on life, a chance at a new career, and way out of my everyday life. I Made new friends and became thankful for the family and friends I had. This is my story.