Cancer lingo: How one person's thoughtful metaphor can be another's cliché | Brief News
Published On: Sun, Aug 13th, 2017

Cancer lingo: How one person’s thoughtful metaphor can be another’s cliché

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‘He’s a warrior. A real fighter.’ These all-too-common battle metaphors are regularly aimed at people trying to get through a cancer diagnosis. While the words may be well-intentioned, doctors say they can often do more harm than good.

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Cancer lingo: How one person’s thoughtful metaphor can be another’s cliché