This deserves its own topic.
Or “All The Feels”.
If we keep it as its own topic, we can post all his other cartoons on the subject.
It’s cold here today. That always makes my eyes water.
If you want to pick one to post: http://www.explainxkcd.com/wiki/index.php/Category:Cancer
Edit to add:
While going through those, the first eight panels of “Seven Years” are from “Two Years”:
Those seemed vaguely familiar.
If you’re wondering what’s going on in the fourteenth panel of Seven Years, it’s this:
Holy fork, my heart nearly dropped when I saw the tags on this post and then saw that it was a new comic.
I dispute the percentages in that comic, actually. Having also ‘had’ (still being treated for) stage III breast cancer, and knowing that she is quite a bit younger than I am, her likelihood of making it to 7 years was not anywhere near that certain. He might have blocked the real numbers from his conscious brain in order to cope.