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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 ...
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 ...
Dols, Elizabeth "Liz"
"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 ...
Palmer, Jennifer E.
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 ...
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 ...
Jenna Langer created a blog - - after being diagnosed with myelodysplastic syndrome. She uses the blog to report on her own progress, comment on issues of public policy and express her own creativity.
Erik was a successful entrepreneur with a young family when he was diagnosed with leukemia. His battle against the disease, and the friends he made along the way, inspired him to found The There Goes My Hero Foundation. ...
Don is a young man with brain cancer. Since his diagnosis, he's taken up public speaking. He talks to audiences as a way to educate them, connect with people and get a few things out in the open.
Rochelle Shoretz was first diagnosed with breast cancer at age 28, and then with stage IV breast cancer at age 37. She is the founder and executive director of Sharsheret, a national non-profit organization that provides ...
Schmitt Burr, Kristi
Bringing Light and Hope to a Rare Disease Krist Schmitt Burr has Basal Cell Carcinoma Nevus Syndrome (BCCNS), a rare genetic disorder that affects the way the body grows and may lead to various forms of cancer, especially ...