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    • Annie Applegarth 

      Seize the Days, Inc. (2013-03-11)
      Several years after Annie Applegarth battled sarcoma, she joined the Mermaids, a group that participates in Swim Across America, an event that raises money for cancer research. Before her diagnosis she had never spent ...
    • Bill Merriam 

      Seize the Days, Inc. (2012-09-27)
      Bill Merriam fights cancer the same way he runs marathons: with a steely determination, measured perspective, laser-like focus and a positive attitude.
    • Blumberg, Edel 

      Seize the Days, Inc. (2013-03-14)
      Edel Blumberg was diagnosed with colon cancer at age 47. Despite undergoing surgery and chemotherapy, the disease returned three years later. After another course of treatment, Edel founded the Semi-Colon Club, an ...
    • Brown, Erika Hanson 

      Seize the Days, Inc. (2013-03-14)
      Erika Hanson Brown was diagnosed with colon cancer in 2002. Now she's the mayor (and founder) of Colontown, a non-profit organization that serves as a social network for people fighting colon cancer. Or, as Erika calls ...
    • Burkhart, Robert 

      Seize the Days, Inc. (2015-03-19)
      Robert Burkhart was a bitter man who was estranged from his family for many years before being diagnosed with lung cancer. Now that's all changed.
    • De Caro, Ellen 

      Seize the Days, Inc. (2013-12-06)
      Ellen DeCaro spent her career as a teacher until a brain tumor meant she could no longer spend every day in the classroom. It was important and meaningful for her to continue to take care of others, so she began making ...
    • Copaken, Dick 

      Seize the Days, Inc. (2014-08-14)
      Dick Copaken was a renaissance man. In addition to being a Harvard-educated lawyer, a successful entrepreneur, a published author and a loving, generous family man, Dick was also an artist. He had painted since childhood, ...
    • Corneliussen-James, Dian "CJ" 

      Seize the Days, Inc. (2015-03-19)
      Dian “CJ” Corneliussen-James, a retired Air Force intelligence officer, saw a need to support those who, like her, have metastatic breast cancer. Now, she is the chairman of METAvivor Research and Support, a program run ...
    • Dols, Elizabeth "Liz" 

      Seize the Days, Inc. (2013-03-25)
      "Outliving the bastards one day at a time" is the phrase Liz Dols has used since being diagnosed with lung cancer at the age of 26. Adapted from a quote by Edward Abbey, it has become her mantra for doing the things that ...
    • Donziger, Marcia 

      Seize the Days, Inc. (2014-03-27)
      Marcia Donziger was diagnosed with ovarian cancer at age 27. During treatment, it was challenging to keep her family informed about her progress. Marcia created MyLifeLine.org, a nonprofit organization that encourages ...
    • Donziger, Marcia 

      Seize the Days, Inc. (2013-12-06)
      Marcia Donziger was diagnosed with ovarian cancer at age 27. During treatment, it was challenging to keep her family and family informed about her progress. Marcia created MyLifeLine.org, a nonprofit organization that ...
    • Elissa Bantug 

      Seize the Days, Inc. (2013-03-11)
      Elissa was only 23 when she was first treated for breast cancer. After going two more rounds with the disease, she understood the journey and wanted to guide others who were travelling the same path. Now, she works with ...
    • Everett, Elaine 

      Seize the Days, Inc. (2013-03-26)
      Elaine Everett survived a stage one breast cancer diagnosis. She has been a volunteer with the Johns Hopkins Breast Center for eleven years. She says the disease left her with a gift–being part of the Johns Hopkins family ...
    • Galloway, Jamie 

      Seize the Days, Inc. (2013-03-26)
      Jamie Galloway volunteers her time supporting other breast cancer survivors. She provides them comfort and companionship, just as she was supported during her own battle with the disease.
    • Gary Metz 

      Seize the Days, Inc. (2013-01-31)
      Gary Metz has lost two wives to cancer. Here, he talks about his second wife, Barbara Levine, who made quilts for her two daughters as a way to leave behind her warmth and love.
    • Imerman, Jonny 

      Seize the Days, Inc. (2013-12-06)
      Jonny Imerman battled testicular cancer at age 26. After undergoing surgery and chemotherapy, Jonny's disease relapsed, which meant more therapy. Through it all, he was eager to talk to someone who had been down a similar ...
    • Jennifer 

      Seize the Days, Inc. (2014-09-08)
      Jennifer is a young woman who has battled three different cancers. At age 27 - two years after surviving her first bout with breast cancer - Jennifer realized she had been "plodding along" in a relationship with her husband ...
    • Jennifer E Palmer 

      Seize the Days, Inc. (2013-12-03)
      Chris is a three-time cancer survivor. He and his wife Jenny founded "Romance for a Cure," an organization that raises money for cancer research by selling cookies, cakes and other treats every Valentines Day. Or, as Chris ...
    • Johnson, Heather 

      Seize the Days, Inc. (2013-04-02)
      Heather Johnson is a dedicated mom, a loving wife and a cancer warrior. Heather decided early on in her fight with colon cancer that she would wage an all-out war against the disease. With her friends and family by her ...
    • Lanas, Maria 

      Seize the Days, Inc. (2014-04-09)
      When artist Maria Lanas spent time in the hospital with her father-in-law, Shapour, during his cancer treatments, she was inspired by the drops of chemotherapy medicine falling inside of his IV bottle. She imagined the ...