Survivor Stories

Wrestling with Cancer

Wrestling with Cancer

Cancer survivorship and the sport of wrestling have at least one thing in common – there are some things you get into that you don’t know how to get out of.
Here’s What I Know about Coping with Cancer

Here’s What I Know about Coping with Cancer

Real advice from a leukemia survivor turned cancer therapist.
The Power of Hope

The Power of Hope

Being diagnosed with a type of cancer with no known cure can leave a person feeling hopeless. I felt that firsthand when diagnosed decades ago.
Communities to Recognize Cancer Survivors, Raise Awareness on National Cancer Survivors Day® — Sunday, June 3

Communities to Recognize Cancer Survivors, Raise Awareness on National Cancer Survivors Day® — Sunday, June 3

Cancer survivors and supporters will come together to celebrate life and raise awareness of the challenges faced by cancer survivors.
Cancer Survivor and Elite Runner Gabriele “Gabe” Grunewald

Cancer Survivor and Elite Runner Gabriele “Gabe” Grunewald

A Q&A with the inspirational runner.
Meditation as a Path to Healing

Meditation as a Path to Healing

Four years ago, I was diagnosed with stage III breast cancer. As with every cancer survivor, my journey began when I heard my doctor say those three words: “You have cancer.”
Never Give Up

Never Give Up

How to stay hopeful and other inspiring advice from a pancreatic cancer survivor.
John Andretti: In It to Win It

John Andretti: In It to Win It

After squaring off against stage IV colon cancer, he is on a mission to raise awareness about colorectal cancer screening.
Cancer Survivor Scott Hamilton – A Bumpy Road to Health

Cancer Survivor Scott Hamilton – A Bumpy Road to Health

A mysterious childhood illness, cancer, three brain tumors. No matter what life throws at him, figure skating legend Scott Hamilton gets back up.
Life Interrupted

Life Interrupted

My journey back from cancer wasn’t a recovery; it was a resurrection.
New Year, New Me

New Year, New Me

I was on the cusp of my new life, traveling the world, growing as an artist, and exploring new avenues of spirituality.
How Being an Entrepreneur Helped Me in My Fight against Cancer

How Being an Entrepreneur Helped Me in My Fight against Cancer

Five principles for success in business and surviving cancer.
What Do You Get for the Person Who Saved Your Life?

What Do You Get for the Person Who Saved Your Life?

My cancer journey begins like that of many young adults: I didn’t feel well.
The Determination I Didn’t Know I Had

The Determination I Didn’t Know I Had

At 73 years young, I am fully enjoying my life. I am blessed and awed by both the challenges thrown my way and the determination I didn’t know I had until I faced them.
How to Find Gratitude and Hold on to It with Both Hands

How to Find Gratitude and Hold on to It with Both Hands

I’ve always been a polite person. I say “please,” “thank you,” and “you’re welcome” on a regular basis. But just because I’m courteous doesn’t mean I live with gratitude.
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