Heather’s Story

Heather’s Story

This has to be my toughest year yet.  Only being 38 and amid the Covid crisis I was diagnosed with 2 cancers. I had my surgery for Uterine cancer on March 2nd then only 5 months later I had surgery for Thyroid cancer July 28th. Drs feel confident they did get it all...
Roger’s Story

Roger’s Story

Diagnosed with large cell carcinoma one tumor on lung, metastasized to spine area where there are now three. Completed spine radiation in October 2020 after 15 sessions. Next is 15 on lung. I am 65 years old and lived a good life 20 years military and 14 public...
Barbara’s Story

Barbara’s Story

I was told I have cancer 1-1-2014, Stage 4, Inoperable Breast Cancer. My husband asked for prognosis and was told it could be 6months or 6 years, the doctor didn’t know. I’ve also been fighting MS for 24yrs. I just keep moving, doing things to keep going and walk with...
Jeffrey’s Story

Jeffrey’s Story

In December 2016, I went for a check-up with the VA and the doctor ordered a full physical since I haven’t had one in three years. The doctor called me that afternoon and told me my psa was 15.7. She told me to make an appointment with an urologist soon. I saw the VA...
Becky’s Story

Becky’s Story

In 2017 I was diagnosed with Invasive Ductal Carcinoma Her2- Breast Cancer in my right breast with a group of pre-cancerous calcifications. My doctor ordered an MRI of my left breast because she wanted to make sure we weren’t missing anything. It detected a mass...
Suzanne’s Story

Suzanne’s Story

May 7, 2017 I was diagnosed with Breast Cancer. I couldn’t think about what the doctor said. I had a Bilateral Mastectomy July 12th, 2017 and took 9 treatments of Taxol and Herceptin infusion for 18 months. I had a horrible plastic surgeon, I have been through...
Don’s Story

Don’s Story

First of all I don’t consider myself a “survivor”,  I am a cancer warrior. At age 72, I was diagnosed late 2017 with a 2.5 centimeter lesion near the base of my esophagus.  My newfound Oncologist decided on a course of concurrent weekly radiation and...
Erica’s Story

Erica’s Story

A typical dentist appointment for a cavity turned into a complete life changing situation. My dentist wasn’t concerened about the rotting tooth (I ignored for way to long) but he was very concerned about the lesion under my tongue. He sent me to an oral surgeon...