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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.
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 ...
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.
Brown, Erika Hanson
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 ...
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 ...
In 2009, while studying at Johns Hopkins University, Tao Wang, now age 40, was diagnosed with stage one breast cancer. After diagnosis, she began to focus on helping other patients with some of the questions she, herself, ...
Ronald Williams battled alcoholism before being diagnosed with lymphoma. Through his struggles, he has found strength in a higher power and satisfaction in volunteering his time helping other patients as they go through ...
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 ...
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 ...
Leroy Sievers was a journalist who traveled the world covering wars, invasions and other conflicts. In 2005, he began a battle of his own against colon cancer. A producer for ABC’s Nightline, Leroy was a gifted communicator. ...