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Living with Cancer

Survivor Profiles

  • Overcoming Lung Cancer Stigma With Understanding

    Shirley Muñoz wants to use her experience as a younger lung cancer patient to break down barriers to care for her community through translation and advocacy.

    by Cameron Walker

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    A Can-Do Spirit

    Navy veteran and two-time cancer survivor Bruce Wright helps other veterans secure benefits for their health conditions.

    by Lindsey Konkel Neabore

  • Against All Odds

    At age 26, Manny Garcia was diagnosed with and fought pancreatic cancer.

    by Karon Warren

  • Finding the ‘Silent Killer’

    Strange symptoms led cancer care nurse Eve Spiegel to an ovarian cancer diagnosis.

    by Eve Spiegel

  • Making Treatment Decisions

    It’s not always clear what to do when cancer progresses. Abigail Johnston shares how she has approached treatment decisions since her metastatic breast cancer diagnosis in 2017.

    by Abigail M. Johnston

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    Changing Course

    Initially diagnosed with ductal carcinoma in situ, Sabrina Mayhew’s persistence in seeking out experts would lead to tumor testing that indicated she could safely forgo chemotherapy.

    by Queen Muse

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    Educator and Advocate

    Former teacher Peggy Zuckerman helps others by sharing her experiences with stage IV kidney cancer.

    by Kristin Baird Rattini

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    The Power of Persistence

    Albert Khoury’s determination to explore all treatment options for his rare lung cancer led to a lifesaving transplant surgery.

    by Thomas Celona

  • A Personal Journey of Thyroid Cancer Treatment

    The practical side of cancer treatment and life without a thyroid.

    by Carly Flumer

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    Rising to the Challenge

    James R. Scott uses his experiences with bladder cancer to be a light for others.

    by Lindsey Konkel Neabore