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davidelliot

Whitianga, New Zealand
My Story   I was taken to hospital mid December 2007 aged 45 due to having a grand mal seizure or fit. CT scan confirmed our fears of a brain tumour, 2.5 cm in the left parietal lobe.   I had previously experienced a few discreet episodes of having difficulty talking and reading and the tumour was located in the part of my brain used for language.  The tumour was on the...
Communities: Cancer

thepinkribbonshop

United States
Originally diagnosed with stage II breast cancer at age 32 in 2000, I have been living with stage IV cancer since 2006. From the mundane everyday to the monthly cancer treatments, I chronicle it all in my blog, called "Ya Only Live Once ... A Survivor's Journey." I am also collecting stories from breast cancer survivors, hoping to make this weblog a place for others who are on their...
Communities: Breast Cancer

Vieiragirl

Boston, Massachusetts
I thought I would start a blog of adults with Congenital Heart Disease. Instead of talking about their disease, talk more about the stories, and how they see life. I want to ask a series of questions and see what answers I get. Also I want to be able to let some of the first generation of survivors tell their stories. Together I hope to give hope to future generation of survivors, but also...
Communities: Heart Health

Tami B.

Cincinnati, Ohio
After being diagnosed with a metastatic breast cancer recurrence at age 45, I began interviewing survivors nationwide who survived and thrived years beyond what medical science predicted. I compiled these inspirational stories into my book, From Incurable to Incredible: Cancer Survivors Who Beat the Odds. I share these stories, as well as valuable information on healing the body, mind and...

robs723 Patient Expert

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...

Tami Boehmer Facebook

Cincinnati, Ohio
In February 2008, I was diagnosed with a metastatic breast cancer recurrence--months after celebrating my five-year, cancer-free anniversary. Looking for hope and inspiration, I began interviewing survivors nationwide who survived and thrived years beyond what medical science predicted. I started sharing these stories on my blog and compiled them into my book, From Incurable to...

Jan Hasak

California
Jan Hasak's inspirational blog "Mourning Has Broken" presents reflections and philosophies on what living with breast cancer means to a long-term survivor. Included in many of her posts are allusions to how she copes with lymphedema, an arm swelling she developed from cancer surgery and radiation. Her posts are often laced with tips on what conversations help or don't help a breast...
Communities: Breast Cancer

Danie J. Facebook

California
This is me, Danie, 31yrs old and: Survivor, Student of life, Proud bookworm, FanGirl, woman who loves video games, aspiring writer… blessed with the love of my life NEIL, mommy to 2 fur babies RikiTiki Tavi Tanaka the 2 years old CHIWEENIE & my 11 year old cat CC short for Charlie Chaplin for his mustache. I’m always fighting for control, while paradoxically...

nilynaiman

Kiamesha lake, New York
Nily Naiman was born in Israel in December of 1953. She was the elder of two sisters in a hard working family that had arrived there after the defeat of the Third Reich. Nily grew up in a time of constant war and political and cultural upheaval in a narrow-minded society of Holocaust survivors and new Jewish immigrants who had come from all over the world. She struggled throughout her...

megse5 Patient Expert

Boynton Beach, Florida
I am a Stage 3B Cervical Cancer Survivor. I created this blog in an effort to raise Cervical Cancer Awareness. I was 28 when I was diagnosed with advanced Cervical Cancer and my story is a long, painful & inspiring one. Cervical Cancer is not talked about but it touches the lives of every single woman out there. We need to start talking about this cancer because it is not rare and it does...