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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.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Tom Bonner worked at a desk job most of his life. After going several rounds with melanoma, he began volunteering at a local hospital. It's the hardest job he's ever had. Click below to hear his story.
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. ...