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Med Student Diagnosed With Cancer Shares Her Journey To “Keep Living Life”

A med student with cancer wears a surgical cap and mask.

When this med student was diagnosed with cancer after thirteen years of school, she was determined to go on with living her life as long as possible. She’s been sharing her story on TikTok to inspire others! In one video, she summed up everything she’s been able to accomplish since her sarcoma diagnosis. This includes getting married, ticking experiences off her bucket list, and, most importantly, spending quality time with her loved ones. She’s even continuing her medical training!

Of course, this med student’s cancer journey hasn’t been a bed of roses. She’s had to undergo multiple rounds of chemo and even had a huge, “football sized” growth removed from her body. However, through it all, she’s maintained an incredibly positive attitude. According to her video, her ultimate goal is to “keep living life the best you can as symptoms allow, hoping awareness for sarcoma leads to new innovative therapies.”


Thank you so much for 20K followers. Here’s a synopsis of my story for those new to the journey! #grateful #20k #cancerpatient #md #resident #cancer #terminalillness #terminalcancer #palliative #palliativechemo

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This TikToker ended her video on the following note: “Life is too short to live in the negative.” Her comments section is filled with encouragement and good wishes. People are really moved by this med student’s response to her cancer diagnosis!

“Always wishing you get more time — you so, so deserve it,” one user wrote.

“As a sarcoma patient myself, take as many trips as you can,” said another. “Prayers to you.”

A med student with cancer wears a surgical cap and mask.
Screengrab from TikTok

We’re wishing this med student all the best as she continues to battle cancer and squeeze in as many meaningful experiences as she can. Her story is spreading so much hope to others!

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