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Daria

Edmonton, Canada
My cancer journey started at the age of 39 when I was first diagnosed with breast cancer. Treatment included radiation and chemotherapy as well as hormone therapy. In 2004, I had a recurrence in my chest area. The hormone therapy was changed with no other cancer to be found. Fast forward to 2008,... Full Bio
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LeslynMusch

concord, California
I am a wife, mom, pastor, writer, student and breast cancer fighter. It is my experience that with lots of prayer, honesty, courage, loving support and a commitment to fight for life, it is possible to live well through cancer. My circumstances have been very challenging, but I am becoming very good at seeking and finding the silver lining in the midst of the storms. Laughter is not only...

Kairol Rosenthal

Chicago, Illinois
Diagnosed at 27 with cancer, I felt like a babe in the woods compared to patients around me who were the age of my grandparents. After treatment I took to the road to meet 25 perfect strangers living with cancer in their 20s and 30s. Our on-on-one, recorded conversations transformed the way I viewed my own cancer and are the backbone of my book Everything Changes: The Insider's Guide To Cancer...

robs723

Virginia Beach, Virginia
Hey Everyone!  Hey Everyone, 26 year old female, thyriod cancer and law school survivor, currently on a mission to take control over my life, starting with my health and fitness, here!  I blog about my life with thyroid cancer, in particular the challenges of being a young adult cancer survivor.  I'm here to help share my story, promote some dialogue, and learn from...

Isaura

Montreal, Canada
A single 46 year old, I was diagnosed with colon cancer in September 2008. First surgery was for removal of 1 foot of colon, second surgery cancer had spread to ovary. Started chemo therapy in February did a round of 12 treatments, presently awaiting scans. Today after 2 months since last chemo, living with a couple of side effects, numbness and pain in both hands and feet. It's called...
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Joanie6726

Pottstown, Pennsylvania
Who am I? I'm a mom, a sister, a lover, a friend, a caregiver, a new empty nester because my youngest left for college in August, and maybe even a future wife. I have 3 grown kids. I'm in a relationship with a fellow who can absolutely curl my toes! I am helping my significant other in a battle of his life with Lymphoma. Even with all that going on, we try to view life with humor and love. I...

Brenda Coffee

Boerne, Texas
The last 6 years I've had 10 breast cancer surgeries & 8 rounds of chemo. My father died of cancer when I was 13, my late husband died of cancer when I was 37 & I'm a cancer survivor. Check out http://www.BreastCancerSisterhood.com a survivorship resource for families. My BRENDA'S BLOG, a Top 10 Breast Cancer Blog, has been called "Sex & the City" meets breast cancer. I...

Renee B.

Dallas, Texas
I was diagnosed with Stage 4 Breast Cancer at the age of 29 years old. I am a work in progress. I am learning, growing, and trying to raise awareness for Early Detection. I believe in Girl Power and the power of Prayer. I am a mother, a wife, a strong woman in the 30th century. I have zero history in my family, and I have tested negative for the BRCA gene. I should not be facing this right...
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Dr. Nagaraj

Nashville, Tennessee
I am a cancer researcher who has many years of research experience in Nutrition and Oncology. Currently, I am a faculty member at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, USA.