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I applaud this group for at least trying to gain an understanding of what cancer victims experience. We all cringe when we hear of someone contracting this disease but we can't really grasp the true impact until we ourselves are the victim. I don't know the motivation for this study or if it will be of any benefit to anyone, but at least it is a try in understanding what this disease does to the lives of victims. I am not a very good vocal communicator but I do have a small talent for getting feelings down on paper or in type. I have written many essays on this subject (to myself mostly) just to try to get my feelings expressed - and there are many. It doesn't change anything but feelings seem to need expression in order to heal and adjust, even if it is only to one's self. I hope this group's motivations are honorable and legitimate and not just for their own gain. At least they should gain the knowledge that this site and forum is a valuable resource and comfort for so many victims of this sadistic disease. Jon.