SALE! Start your year with EBSQ for just $6.50/month! Click here for details.

Art Show: One Word Concept: Uncertain

Breast Cancer Series: "Early Bird"

by Patience

Banner for One Word Concept: Uncertain art show
Prizes for this exhibit:
Painter’s Showcase

We are providing an un-limited membership, with a free once a week ‘Premium Showcase’. No fees are taken from sells. Valued at $333.00 per year for a lifetime.

Custom Stickers from StickerYou

StickerYou is awarding the Member's Choice winner of this exhibit with a coupon for $50 of free stickers to use on the best platform for making custom die-cut stickers.


Art: Breast Cancer Series:  Early Bird by Artist Patience
The above piece (one in a series of four), entitled 'Early Bird', addresses the conundrum typically faced when diagnosed with breast cancer (or any cancer) -- that being just how early our malignancies may, or may not, have been detected. It's a clear and simple fact in cancer prognosis that earlier is better. But how early is 'early' enough...? We all understand being diagnosed at Stage 0 is preferable to Stage 1, and Stage 1 preferable to Stage 2, and so on. In my own case, it appears my tumor was discovered before it had spread too terribly far (thankfully) -- yet not before its pesky malignant cells had indeed invaded, if only microscopically, one sole sentinel lymph node, automatically pushing me into the Stage 2 category, and catapulting me upon the medical path of aggressive chemotherapy/radiation treatment protocol.....

Now with it all behind me, and my current status what's known in the biz as 'NED' (No Evidence of Disease), I do believe and trust that the many decisions made regarding my treatment and care were the right ones. And yet, I will still probably always be questioning, in the back of my mind, whether my 'early'...was 'early enough'.



Detail Image


Detail Image for art Breast Cancer Series:

BCCollection.jpg

Comments

By commenting, you agree to our Community Guidelines.



© 2000-2024 EBSQ, LLC - All rights reserved - Original artists retain all rights
EBSQ Self Representing Artists - is a division of EBSQ, LLC
ladylike-spiral