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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 ...
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. ...
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 ...
Julie Thomas’s connection with breast cancer began in the late 1980s when her friend was diagnosed. That friend survived, but when she lost another friend to the disease in the early 1990′s, Julie decided to take action. ...
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.
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.
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 ...
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 ...