Definitions for "diagnosis of cancer"
a crisis in any family
a most frightening and isolating experience
an existential crisis
a challenge, of course, and educating yourself about its symptoms and treatment side-effects is essential to coping with the disease
Keywords:  dealt, forum, event, altering, life
a life-altering event
a life-changing event and, for some, it's best dealt with privately, not in a public forum
Keywords:  difficult, deal, thing
a very difficult thing to deal with
Keywords:  wake, people, call
a wake-up call for many people