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Stupid Cancer Story from Mariah

Reading Time: 4 minutes Just over a year ago I had my first brain surgery. A debilitating, seven-day migraine led me to a CT scan in the emergency room, where it was discovered that

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Grieving After Your Cancer Diagnosis

Reading Time: 2 minutes Well, it’s September 1st, which means it’s now Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month. It is also my 8th month of having cancer.  There are a lot of thoughts that come into

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Raven’s Fight Against ALL

Reading Time: 4 minutes My name is Raven Curry and I am 21 years old. One thing that is not apparent but makes me stand out from others is that I am a childhood

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ACC Messed with the Wrong Person

Reading Time: 2 minutes I was a student teaching as a second-semester senior at Mercyhurst University when everything changed.  I had a meeting and dinner with a handful of friends, everyone was socially distanced

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When Cancer Knocks on your Door

Reading Time: 3 minutes The good ole college days! For me, they were 15-16 years ago. Just like the average college student, I was living a carefree life, hanging out with friends, trying to

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Where Are the Superpowers?

Reading Time: 3 minutes It all started in January of 2020 when I decided I had to go into Urgent Care to get my groin pain checked out. I must’ve torn a muscle or

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Racing for a Cure

Reading Time: 3 minutes In the middle of 2019, I randomly decided to train for a half marathon. I registered for one on the spot, and after a few months of training, I completed

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Story Of My Life

Reading Time: 8 minutes When I was three years old, I was diagnosed with stage four alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma.  I remember sitting in that hospital bed — the second memory of my life. I remember

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Open Mic: Bobby

Reading Time: < 1 minute   VIDEO: Bobby tells his story at our “For The Guys” Storytelling Open Mic. In collaboration with Cancer Dudes.

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Open Mic: Chris

Reading Time: < 1 minute   VIDEO: Chris tells his story at our “For The Guys” Storytelling Open Mic. In collaboration with Cancer Dudes.

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Open Mic: Mike

Reading Time: < 1 minute   VIDEO: Mike tells his story at our “For The Guys” Storytelling Open Mic. In collaboration with Cancer Dudes.

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Open Mic: Joshua

Reading Time: < 1 minute   VIDEO: Joshua tells his story at our “For The Guys” Storytelling Open Mic. In collaboration with Cancer Dudes.

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Open Mic: Charlie

Reading Time: < 1 minute   VIDEO: Charlie tells his story at our “For The Guys” Storytelling Open Mic. In collaboration with Cancer Dudes.

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Open Mic: Jonny

Reading Time: < 1 minute   VIDEO: Jonny tells his story at our “For The Guys” Storytelling Open Mic. In collaboration with Cancer Dudes.

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Open Mic: Jacob

Reading Time: < 1 minute   VIDEO: Jacob tells his story at our “For The Guys” Storytelling Open Mic. In collaboration with Cancer Dudes.  

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Positivity Can Help Beat Cancer

Reading Time: 2 minutes In 2017, my world was turned upside down when I was diagnosed with stage 3C dysgerminoma, a rare germ cell form of ovarian cancer, in my late 20s. This was

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Command Disappointment

Reading Time: 2 minutes The end of May 2021 marked my 3-year cancerversary. Is that even the day to memorialize? The day everything changed or the day of your last treatment — not sure

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My Two Cancers

Reading Time: 2 minutes Sorry, this won’t be a fun, inspirational movie story… but here we go anyway.  My name is Selena and I’m 21 years old.  Back in August 2016, after 8 years

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