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Cancer Survivors Phil Schiffman’s Story

 When I prepare to write a blog I usually ask the person I will be interviewing some basic questions and form the story from there.  Sometimes the interviewee already has their story written.  This is especially true of cancer survivors and is exactly true of Phil Schiffman.  This is his story of battling breast cancer: … More

Cancer Survivor Katherine Wilson’s Story

What would a 36-year-old wife and mother of two from Derby, UK worry about?  Certainly not a cancer diagnosis, but she got it anyway.  With no family history, Katherine was diagnosed with Stage 2 Invasive Ductal Carcinoma in April of 2012.  Hoping she can put this chapter of her life to rest, Katherine is seeking … More

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Cancer Survivor Candace Priddy’s Story

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Sometimes a terrible thing will lead you to something beautiful.  You HATE the terrible thing, but you would do it all over again just so you could have the beautiful.  That terrible thing is Breast Cancer, but the beautiful thing that came of it was a bond I share with Candace Priddy. We never would … More

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Cancer Survivor Story – Anonymous

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Some people are very verbal & open when they are dealing with something like cancer.  Other people would rather not share with the world.  This cancer survivor wants to remain anonymous, but she also wants to share her story of hope. March of 2013 she was diagnosed with Stage 2a Invasive Ductal Carcinoma.  Breast Cancer had already … More

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Cancer Survivor Jo-Ann Wisely’s story

Jo is someone I met through our online support group, Pink Sisters.   Her story is like so many – you find a lump and are reassured it just needs to be watched.  When you return for a check-up you are told you have cancer.  Fortunately for Jo she learned to be at peace with this … More

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Cancer Survivor Joe Clark’s Story

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Did you know that 1 in 1000 men will receive a diagnosis of Breast Cancer?  That is a shocking number to me, even more shocking to the men who were diagnosed.  This is the story of Joe Clark’s journey, in his own words: I am 61 years old, when I was 59 I was diagnosed with male breast cancer. … More

Cancer Survivor Bill Becker’s Story

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What do you do when you are faced with a diagnosis of Stage IV Metastatic Male Breast Cancer?  You fight.  Sometimes surviving means learning how to live with a disease you never thought you’d have.  Today’s story is that of Bill Becker and is told in his own words. How did I get here?  It’s … More

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