Cristina Vetrano: CanCare’s new President and CEO

Cristina Vetrano: CanCare’s new President and CEO

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 25, 2016 Media Contact: Cristina Vetrano Phone: 713-461-0028 CanCare Announces Cristina Vetrano as new President and CEO CanCare provides no-cost emotional support and resources to people facing any type of cancer. Nancy was one of the first...

Ovarian cancer survivor

Real People, Real Stories Ovarian cancer survivor Jan Towers Jan Towers is an ovarian cancer survivor. As a retired interior designer from Kansas, she moved to Texas in 2012 to live with her son and recuperate from treatment. Her battle with cancer began in May 2011...

Mediastinal Lymphoma survivor

Real People, Real Stories Get Support Volunteer  Donate Now Mediastinal Lymphoma survivor Jessica Hecht “’Stay strong, be positive, and above all have faith,’” are the words that I said over and over to myself,” says Jessica. “It has been almost a year and a half...

Breast cancer survivor

Real People, Real Stories Get Support Volunteer  Donate Now Breast cancer survivor Pat Little I am married to Mike – he is also a cancer survivor and CanCare volunteer. We have been married for more than 50 years and have been blessed with three children and...

Colon & Prostate cancer survivor

Real People, Real Stories Get Support Volunteer  Donate Now Colon & Prostate cancer surivor Tom Stifler My wife and I were married 7 1/2 years ago. We were introduced by mutual friends, and discovered that we had both lost our spouses to cancer; and that they had...

Testicular cancer survivor

Real People, Real Stories Get Support Volunteer  Donate Now Testicular cancer survivor Steven Grillo Steven Grillo was a 20 year old Junior in college when he fell ill one afternoon with what he thought was a stomach virus. By 11:00 that night, he was in kidney...

Tongue/throat cancer survivor

Real People, Real Stories Get Support Volunteer  Donate Now Tongue/throat cancer survivor Curt Hammock On January 10, 2011, Curt Hammock’s birthday, he received an unexpected and unwanted Gift: a cancer diagnosis. He faced two stage-3 primary cancers, one on his...

AML survivor

Real People, Real Stories Get Support Volunteer  Donate Now AML survivor Michael Wiesenthal In 2008, Michael Wiesenthal was diagnosed with Acute Myeloblastic Leukemia and his life changed forever. After undergoing an intense chemotherapy regimen, Michael then had to...

Kidney cancer survivor

Real People, Real Stories Get Support Volunteer  Donate Now Kidney cancer survivor Mark Ideus Retired football official, Mark Ideus has given hope and support to 36 cancer patients as a CanCare volunteer. In 2003, Mark was diagnosed with Stage IV metastatic kidney...

Breast cancer survivor

Real People, Real Stories Get Support Volunteer  Donate Now Breast cancer survivor Jenna D’Amico In 2010, Jenna D’Amico was an active real estate agent with the world at her fingertips. At 35 years old, her world was rocked when she was diagnosed with stage 2B breast...

Lung cancer survivor

Real People, Real Stories Get Support Volunteer  Donate Now Lung cancer survivor Dr. Janet Hoagland-Sorensen Dr. Janet Hoagland-Sorensen seemed to have it all… a loving husband, 6 children and a successful practice as a surgeon specializing in breast cancer. Little...

CLL survivor

Real People, Real Stories Get Support Volunteer  Donate Now CLL survivor Jeff Folloder Okay, I “cheated” for my first referral. I suggested that a gentleman that I was helping through his cancer journey actually sign up with CanCare so we could be...

Thyroid cancer survivor

Real People, Real Stories Get Support Volunteer  Donate Now Thyroid cancer survivor Debbie Ann Heckeroth I was diagnosed with thyroid cancer in 2002. As I’m sure anyone who has been told the words “You have Cancer” can attest too, it was the worst moment of my life....

Bladder cancer survivor

Real People, Real Stories Get Support Volunteer  Donate Now Bladder cancer survivor Beth Black In 1995, I was preparing for the graduation of our son from high school, my mother was becoming ill for the first time in her 84 years old, and our daughter was about to...

Mesothelioma cancer survivor

Real People, Real Stories Get Support Volunteer  Donate Now Mesothelioma cancer survivor Greg Barnhill Greg Barnhill, survivor of melanoma of the eye and epithelioid mesothelioma cancers, has been an inspirational CanCare volunteer since 2008. He has personally...