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Stories of Inspiration and Hope

Each survivor’s story is unique, yet remarkably the same. Each story offers the same important message of hope and inspiration. While the path from diagnosis, treatment, and recovery varies among individuals, their stories of survival offer support, information, and encouragement to those affected by cancer: from those who are newly diagnosed to those currently going through treatment or who are supporting a friend or loved one.

Share your story and serve as a source of inspiration and hope to others.

Chien-Chi Huang

CHIEN-CHI HUANG - Breast Cancer Survivor
I am a breast cancer survivor and a community program manager from Boston, Massachusetts. I hope that by sharing my story, I can get others to pay attention to their breast health and see that cancer is treatable.
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David O. Rice Jr.

DAVID O. RICE JR. - Prostate Cancer Survivor
I was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2004, after a routine health care check up at the Minority Men’s Health Clinic at the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio. During this visit, a prostate specific antigen (PSA) blood test was performed to screen for prostate cancer.
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JAY MANSBACH - Colon Cancer Survivor

JAY MANSBACH - Colon Cancer Survivor
Being diagnosed with colon cancer was a bit of a surprise to me. Thanks to my pathologist’s prompt and accurate diagnosis, I’m here today.
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NORA BOWERS - Cervical Cancer Survivor

NORA BOWERS - Cervical Cancer Survivor
At age 29, I was a devoted wife and stay-at-home mother of two young children. Like most women, I was focused on taking care of my family and was accustomed to putting my own needs last—including visiting a doctor.
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