Survivor Stories

Pro Golfer Jim Colbert

Pro Golfer Jim Colbert

Pro Golfer Jim Colbert talks to us about surviving prostate cancer, what it was like to receive the initial news from his doctor, and more.
Some Dreams Do Come True (even after cervical cancer)

Some Dreams Do Come True (even after cervical cancer)

Marissa Jaret Winokur doesn't let anything – not even cancer – stand in the way of her dreams.
Actor Richard Roundtree

Actor Richard Roundtree

Richard spoke with Coping about his diagnosis, why he kept it hidden, and what made him finally speak up.
Mandy Patinkin

Mandy Patinkin

In March 2004, the actor and singer's life was shaken when he was diagnosed with prostate cancer at 51.
Cancer Couldn’t Crush Eric Shanteau’s Olympic Dream

Cancer Couldn’t Crush Eric Shanteau’s Olympic Dream

With his lifelong dream within reach, nothing could blur his focus. Enter cancer.
Dorothy Hamill

Dorothy Hamill

In 1976, a 19-year-old Dorothy Hamill camel-spinned her way into the hearts of America, taking the gold in figure skating at the Winter Olympics in Innsbruck, Austria.
American Fashion Designer Carmen Marc Valvo

American Fashion Designer Carmen Marc Valvo

Private battle with colon cancer.
Anne Thompson – Living Fearlessly

Anne Thompson – Living Fearlessly

Cancer isn’t about dying, it is about living. I know, I’ve been living with cancer for the past year, and you’ve been watching me.
Sharon Osbourne

Sharon Osbourne

In her own words, she shares her thoughts on battling cancer in the public eye.
Breast Cancer Survivor Jaclyn Smith

Breast Cancer Survivor Jaclyn Smith

'It changes you forever.'
Meredith Baxter

Meredith Baxter

‘Family Ties’ mom and breast cancer survivor
Miguel Ferrer – Crossing Jordan Star on the Colon Cancer: Caring for the Aging Program

Miguel Ferrer – Crossing Jordan Star on the Colon Cancer: Caring for the Aging Program

Helping educate colon cancer survivors and their caregivers.
Gerald McRaney – HBO’s Deadwood Star

Gerald McRaney – HBO’s Deadwood Star

While McRaney was fortunate for having an early diagnosis and good outcome, he acknowledges that having lung cancer made him examine his mortality in a way he never had before.
Grammy Award Winner Melissa Etheridge

Grammy Award Winner Melissa Etheridge

This Grammy Award winner talks about her breast cancer journey.
Arnold Palmer

Arnold Palmer

Arnold Palmer cancer survivor and golf legend talks with Coping on prostate cancer, the importance of early detection, and more.
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