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Posted by Stacy Tsai">Stacy Tsai on Wednesday, April 18, 2012 - 12:31 | Cancer Stories
Roma Cancer category: Ovarian Cancers Cancer type: None Roma was diagnosed with ovarian cancer when she was 21 years old. Her future dream is to become a news reporter for a Spanish news or entertainment channel and to start her own family.   Roma’s Story  
Posted by Stacy Tsai">Stacy Tsai on Friday, March 23, 2012 - 13:37 | Cancer Stories
Ricky Cancer category: Sarcomas Cancer type: Ewing’s Sarcoma   Cancer has not stopped Ricky from living his life or having dreams for his future. He found out that he had Ewing’s Sarcoma when he was 19 years old.   Ricky’s Story
Posted by Stacy Tsai">Stacy Tsai on Tuesday, March 13, 2012 - 13:25 | Cancer Stories
Oscar Cancer category: Leukemias Cancer type: Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia   Oscar was diagnosed with Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia at the age of 25. He is an engineer who wants to pursue his Masters Degree in Structural Engineering, something he wanted to do before his cancer diagnosis.   Oscar’s Story
Posted by Amie Fradkin">Amie Fradkin on Friday, February 24, 2012 - 14:14 | Cancer Stories
Amie Fradkin is a 36-year old lawyer (non-practicing right now) who was diagnosed with Stage 4 Glioblastoma brain cancer in 2010. Here is her self-introduction:
Posted by Stacy Tsai">Stacy Tsai on Thursday, February 16, 2012 - 13:11 | Cancer Stories
Krystle Cancer category: Thyroid Cancers Cancer type: None   Krystle’s thyroid cancer diagnosis opened her eyes to her goals and dreams in life.  She aspires to be a high school teacher. She was diagnosed when she was 21 years old, a fourth year college student at UC Irvine.   Krystle’s Story
Posted by Stacy Tsai">Stacy Tsai on Wednesday, February 1, 2012 - 19:30 | Cancer Stories
Janet Cancer category: Sarcomas Cancer type: None   Janet began battling cancer when she was 8 years old. She had many surgeries from the age of 12 to 27, and was told that she would never get pregnant. Janet is now a mother and she hopes to finish nursing school.   Janet’s Story
Posted by Stacy Tsai">Stacy Tsai on Saturday, January 21, 2012 - 12:28 | Cancer Stories
Binh Cancer category: Breast cancers Cancer type: None   Binh was 22 years old when she found out she had breast cancer. Her future goals and aspirations are to go back to college, to open her own business one day, and to start a family.   Binh's Story
Posted by Stacy Tsai">Stacy Tsai on Sunday, December 18, 2011 - 11:42 | Cancer Stories
Angelo Cancer category: Lymphomas Cancer type: None   Angelo was 28 when he was diagnosed with lymphoma. He is currently in remission and working on his business.   Angelo’s Story
Posted by Stacy Tsai">Stacy Tsai on Wednesday, August 24, 2011 - 02:02 | Cancer Stories
In December of 2007 I was diagnosed with Breast Cancer. Somehow I always actually thought that my daily dedication at the gym in the morning, the healthy lifestyle, constant positive attitude and attention to the golden rule I kept worked as some magical cloak around my shoulders that would protect me from things just like this. I couldn’t believe it, the words hit me like a ton of bricks.
Posted by Stacy Tsai">Stacy Tsai on Wednesday, August 24, 2011 - 01:58 | Cancer Stories
I’m 15 years old and a survivor of cancer. It started when I was 12 years old and in 7th grade. I developed a large goiter on my lower neck. After many tests that came out suspisious I went in to surgery early morning of July 2005. It lasted 6 hours. I had my whole thyroid, 4 lymphoids, and 9 nodules removed all consisting of cancer cells and tumors. I’ll never forget that night when the nurse was wheeling me in to my room and my Mom told me that I did have cancer. I didn’t know how to react or what to say. I was nervous and I didn’t know what was coming up next.
Posted by Stacy Tsai">Stacy Tsai on Wednesday, August 24, 2011 - 01:55 | Cancer Stories
The SeventyK was chatting with Heidi Adams (Founder of Planet Cancer) and asked for her to contribute to the blog. Coincidently she was featured in an op-ed on Stand Up To Cancer. She wanted to feature this for you all- Thanks Heidi.
Posted by Stacy Tsai">Stacy Tsai on Wednesday, August 24, 2011 - 01:31 | Cancer Stories
Our son, Anthony, was 3 months shy of his 19th birthday when he was diagnosed on April 19, 2007 with Stage 4 Esophageal Cancer. Due to Anthony’s age, we found many gaps in his treatment. While there were many support groups for Pediatric’s (as there should be), we found no emotional or financial support for Anthony’s age group. To summarize the gaps, I would have to begin with the fact that Anthony was told up front that he had only 9-12 months to live.

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