A Sudden Storm – Leukemia Survivor

My name is Sanghamitra Roy and about one year ago, my life changed forever… I was diagnosed with leukemia–a form of blood cancer. This was a huge change from the past four glorious years—the best phase of my life so far. Between 2014-2017, my husband and I received promotion and tenure at our jobs; we received a lot of national and international recognition for our research and travelled several countries of the world with our child. However, since my diagnosis, it has been an incredible journey and I would not have been able to fight this without my two warriors: my husband Koushik and my son Deep.

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Fighting and winning the battle with Breast Cancer

Nobody wants to hear that diagnosis being uttered for them or their loved ones.

The diagnosis of cancer brings us face to face with the reality of our mortality. Everything changes with one single word, “cancer.” Life doesn’t remain the same anymore. Intense fear, dread, pain, and hopelessness, are usually the words that ring a bell in one’s mind when the word “cancer” is mentioned.
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My Faith

My Faith

It first started when I was in my high school class in Providence High. It was just a regular day, doing the same old stuff, but that particular day I happened to feel dizzy, I started sweating profusely; my eyes kept shaking while I became ghostly pale and constant shivering. Next thing you know I had a fever, so they sent me home. I happened to have this pimple looking bump on my left forearm, which hurt by the way, and it happened to pop and leave this scar that I still have today.

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