Cancer is a word that scares everyone, but Hilde Stapleton has redefined the word by taking fear out of it and living a full life by focusing on things that make her happy. Hilde talks about her constant self-discovery post-cancer and various activities in which she channels ways to happiness, including being a CanCare volunteer and counseling other melanoma patients. With many of her friends being lost to melanoma, Hilde speaks about the guilt she often felt, but the importance of simply being there and not being consumed with being a cancer patient. Hilde also speaks about the doctors that cared for her, Dr. Merrick Ross and Patrick Hwu at MD Anderson Cancer Center, and how being at an academic medical center provided her with the best options available to fight her disease. Watch and learn how Hilde continues to rediscover herself after the toughest battle of her life.

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