Life’s Second Chance: Cancer in the Third World

Posted by rob on October 8, 2010 under Uncategorized | Comments are off for this article

Little did she know beating leukemia was only the first of many battles Wossene Bowler would face in her lifetime.
Born and raised in Ethiopia, Bowler moved to the United States in 1980. Twenty years later, she and her husband were living in Singapore when she was diagnosed with chronic myelogenous leukemia while undergoing fertility testing.
“The first time they told me I had leukemia, I didn’t know how bad it was,” recalls Bowler. “I told the doctor, ‘I don’t want to know anything about the illness or the side effects. Just heal me.’”
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