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For Carrie Wells, a powerful and positive part of surviving breast cancer was attending a retreat with women who shared similar journeys. Being surrounded by other survivors was a chance for connection, education, relaxation ...
When artist Maria Lanas spent time in the hospital with her father-in-law, Shapour, during his cancer treatments, she was inspired by the drops of chemotherapy medicine falling inside of his IV bottle. She imagined the ...
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. ...
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 ...
Jerry Sorkin created "Breathe Deep DC," a 5K walk to celebrate survivors, remember loved ones and raise money for lung cancer.
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.
Ernesto Tono was a man of faith who loved gardening, cooking and, most of all, the company of his family and friends.
Joy Walsh is a brain cancer and breast cancer survivor who has participated in 8 Avon walks in order to raise money for cancer research. It's her way of giving back and working toward a cancer free world for her children.
Jennifer is a young woman who has battled three different cancers. At age 27 - two years after surviving her first bout with breast cancer - Jennifer realized she had been "plodding along" in a relationship with her husband ...
Dick Copaken was a renaissance man. In addition to being a Harvard-educated lawyer, a successful entrepreneur, a published author and a loving, generous family man, Dick was also an artist. He had painted since childhood, ...