What is the main conflict in The Fault in Our Stars?

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The main conflict in The Fault In Our Stars concerns Hazel Lancaster's inner struggle to come to terms with her terminal form of cancer and the possibility of dying young.  To this end, she attends Cancer Support Group, which she secretly...

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The main conflict in The Fault In Our Stars concerns Hazel Lancaster's inner struggle to come to terms with her terminal form of cancer and the possibility of dying young.  To this end, she attends Cancer Support Group, which she secretly loathes but continues to visit because it makes her parents feel better about how she is coping with her illness.  When she meets Augustus Waters at one of the meetings, his positive and unique outlook influences her perspective on her situation.  Ultimately, when Augustus dies, Hazel is left alone at the end of the novel, but realizes that although she can not control her circumstances, she can make her own decisions and choices. 

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