When you use your privilege during cancer

I can’t talk about being semi-diagnosed with cancer in Rwanda without talking about privilege. My first experience using my privilege during the diagnostic process was having a Human Resources for Health (HRH) member advocate on my behalf to get the wait time for the biopsy results down from about a month to 10 days. NotContinue reading “When you use your privilege during cancer”

This is absurd… I probably have breast cancer?

And how I told 500+ students at Agahozo-Shalom Youth Village After a long 10 days, I went back to the hospital in Kigali for the results. When they brought me to a back room in the pathology department, I was greeted by the Rwandan pathologist and another Human Resources for Health (HRH) member who IContinue reading “This is absurd… I probably have breast cancer?”