Scripps Patient Calls Her Breast Cancer Experience a ‘Gift’

Kelly O’Connor shares new purpose in Union-Tribune

Scripps breast cancer patient, Kelly O'Connor, holds her small dog, representing how she views her experience as a gift.

Kelly O’Connor shares new purpose in Union-Tribune

Kelly O’Connor spent much of the past year going through breast cancer treatments at Scripps. She said what came next was an unexpected “gift” – an intense desire to help others undergoing and delivering cancer care. O’Connor wrote about how her breast cancer journey has transformed her life for the better in a guest commentary published by The San Diego Union-Tribune.

Read the San Diego Union-Tribune commentary: Opinion: Surviving Cancer Inspired Me to Leave the Corporate World, Change My Outlook on Life

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