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    • Langer, Jenna 

      Seize the Days, Inc. (2013-12-06)
      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.
    • Liss, Jeffrey 

      Seize the Days, Inc. (2014-06-02)
      Jeffrey Liss, married to Susan Liss, had Pancreatic cancer. He loved Classical music, played the piano and had a career as a lawyer. He and his wife arranged for the hospital to have a music library. Music helped sustain ...
    • Merriam, Bill 

      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.
    • Metz, Gary 

      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.
    • Palmer, Chris 

      Seize the Days, Inc. (2014-07-21)
      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 ...
    • Palmer, Jennifer E. 

      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 ...
    • Potepan, Frank 

      Seize the Days, Inc. (2014-10-03)
      Frank Potepan fought lymphoma in the 1990s, and for the last several years has been involved in developing a local hospice program. For Frank and his wife, Ellen, it's a chance to show their gratitude and a rewarding and ...
    • Rabbin, Toby 

      Seize the Days, Inc. (2014-03-10)
      Toby had cancer three times. Breast cancer three times. At first she rejected invasive treatment. Then she had a change of heart as a result of being a director of bereavement at a hospice.
    • Rottman, Don 

      Seize the Days, Inc. (2013-04-05)
      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.
    • Sauer, Erik 

      Seize the Days, Inc. (2013-04-05)
      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. ...
    • Schmitt Burr, Kristi 

      Seize the Days, Inc. (2013-12-06)
      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 ...
    • Schuller, Michael 

      Seize the Days, Inc. (2014-05-05)
      After being diagnosed with lung cancer, Mike traveled to his high school reunion, the Grand Canyon, and his own back yard.
    • Shoretz, Rochelle 

      Seize the Days, Inc. (2013-12-17)
      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 ...
    • Singer, Laurie 

      Seize the Days, Inc. (2013-04-11)
      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. ...
    • Sorkin, Jerry 

      Seize the Days, Inc. (2014-01-27)
      Jerry Sorkin created "Breathe Deep DC," a 5K walk to celebrate survivors, remember loved ones and raise money for lung cancer.
    • Spengler, Margaret 

      Seize the Days, Inc. (2014-07-21)
      Margaret Spengler is the pastor of a United Methodist church in Pennsylvania who was diagnosed with stage 4 melanoma on her leg and in her lung. She put her faith in God and follows her immune therapy treatment regimen ...
    • Stenstrom, Kevin 

      Seize the Days, Inc. (2014-01-31)
      Kevin Stenstrom was a marathon runner and a Naval Flight officer who, during a routine physical, was diagnosed with melanoma. After several surgeries and months of cancer therapy, Kevin founded team Miles 4 Melanoma, a ...
    • Stewart, Deborah 

      Seize the Days, Inc. (2013-04-11)
      Deb Stewart has battled breast cancer twice. A nurse by training, she now works with breast cancer survivors, lending her support and wisdom gleaned from experience. Her work is not only valuable to patients, it's rewarding ...
    • Sturdivant, Janina 

      Seize the Days, Inc. (2014-01-27)
      Janina Sturdivant is 36 and has been diagnosed with Acute Myelogenous Leukemia. She participates in research studies and has an unusual treatment plan.She has learned to appreciate life and spending time with her children. ...
    • Thomas, Julia 

      Seize the Days, Inc. (2013-04-12)
      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. ...