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Open Mic: Cintia

Reading Time: < 1 minute   VIDEO: Cintia shares her story at a Storytelling Open Mic. Thank you to Daiichi Sankyo and Eisai for sponsoring this Open Mic.

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Open Mic: Erin

Reading Time: < 1 minute   VIDEO: Erin shares her story at a Storytelling Open Mic. Thank you to Daiichi Sankyo and Eisai for sponsoring this Open Mic.

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Open Mic: Jayanti

Reading Time: < 1 minute   VIDEO: Jayanti shares her story at a Storytelling Open Mic. Thank you to Daiichi Sankyo and Eisai for sponsoring this Open Mic.

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Open Mic: Mariah

Reading Time: < 1 minute   VIDEO: Mariah shares her story at a Storytelling Open Mic. Thank you to Daiichi Sankyo and Eisai for sponsoring this Open Mic.

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Open Mic: Tamron

Reading Time: < 1 minute   VIDEO: Tamron shares her story at a Storytelling Open Mic. Thank you to Daiichi Sankyo and Eisai for sponsoring this Open Mic.

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Why I do AYA Cancer Survivorship Research

Reading Time: 3 minutes My journey into research focused on AYA cancer survivorship started back in 2008 when I began working on my dissertation research. I was interested in research with young breast cancer

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Kassandra’s Story

Reading Time: 2 minutes Prior to my diagnosis, in December of 2019, I had been working in clinical research and was enrolled in a Biomedical Science Masters program with hopes of continuing on to

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Love with ALL

Reading Time: 4 minutes John and I met on a dating app in February of 2017. We “officially” started dating on March 19th, 2017. Not even three weeks later, I was diagnosed with Acute

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Road to a Destination Unknown

Reading Time: 3 minutes I am finally back in treatment, and this time, it’s something entirely new… so new that the FDA hasn’t even approved it. Three weeks ago, I started an oral chemo

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Lolo

Reading Time: 2 minutes Lolo was a happy and active 10-year-old when she was diagnosed with pediatric acute myelocytic leukemia (AML) in December 2012. She spent the next six months at Children’s Hospital in

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Kicking Cancer’s Butt

Reading Time: 2 minutes My life changed forever after hearing the words “I’m so sorry, you have cancer.”  My life flipped upside down on August 28, 2019. I was hesitant to post this news

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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: 4 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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