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Stories that Inspire

Faces & Voices of Cancer–In Depth: Tom Hulsey

In February 2015, Tom Hulsey was celebrating his birthday—looking forward to another year and remembering the ones which had passed. The celebration was cut short though when he was given the news from his doctor: He had prostate cancer. The first step in his battle with cancer, he says, was…...

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Faces & Voices of Cancer—In Depth: Anita ‘Sarge’ Kellman

Sarge says, “Take Charge!” Sometimes the best things in life just fall into place. That’s the way Anita ‘Sarge’ Kellman felt about the Beat Cancer Boot Camp franchise. What started as an exercise group to help her own patients take charge of their lives has evolved into a national phenomenon.…...

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Introducing: Faces & Voices of Cancer

You’ve been touched by cancer. We all have been. Maybe you’re a patient, caregiver, researcher, donor or survivor. Maybe you’ve even lost a loved one. Now it’s time to raise your voice. Tell your story. Inspire. And remind others—and even yourself—that none of us are alone. On Friday, October 12th,…...

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Faces & Voices of Cancer—in Depth: Michael Stein

“I think it was 2006,” recalls Michael “Mickey” Stein on his chronic follicular indolent non-Hodgkin lymphoma. “I was taking a shower and felt a lump in my groin. I have a degree in psychology, but a lot of it was in the medical end of psychology. I also had a…...

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Faces and Voices of Cancer—in Depth: Tory Campbell

In addition to sharing her breast cancer story, Campbell wants to take her positive experience and pay it forward any way that she can. In hopes of helping others in the cancer community, she shares some of the biggest takeaways from her experience....

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Faces & Voices of Cancer—in Depth: German Lam

“Cancer is a gift, because it has allowed me to up my game and share my story and my methods. I’ve entered this world unexpectedly. I am accessing parts of myself I didn’t before.” - read German Lam's story...

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Cancer Caregiving Tips— Real Caregivers Giving Real Advice

At just 28 years old, Danielle Homrich’s life changed with the news of her spouse’s cancer diagnosis. During the one year and one day that her husband, Brandon, endured treatment, Danielle went from being a young wife and mother to a full-time caretaker of a cancer patient. Now, she’s eager…...

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Father’s Day

For the most part, June usually greets us the same way every year. Higher temperatures, long lines of people waiting for ice cream, longer days and, of course, a grocery store aisle filled to the brim with Father’s Day cards. Mass advertising is a great tool for those of us…...

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Sailing to Success – Sticking with Your New Year’s Resolutions

A full month of 2018 has nearly come and gone, so now seems a great time to reflect on the status of your thoughtfully and earnestly arrived at New Year’s resolutions. How have they been adapted into your life’s routines? Were you able to incorporate new healthy eating tips, such…...

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The Full Story of Dr. Albert Szent-Györgyi

Learn about the Vitamin-C studying, Nobel-Prize winning co-founder of the National Foundation for Cancer Research, Dr. Albert Szent-Györgyi....

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