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...

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...

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...

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...

Throat cancer survivor

Real People, Real Stories Get Support Volunteer  Donate Now Throat cancer survivor Lee Strain Lee was accustomed to being the man in charge, as the owner of his business and the family man that his wife and kids could always count on. Having cancer might be the...

Breast cancer survivor

Real People, Real Stories Get Support Volunteer  Donate Now Breast cancer survivor Carmen Kulik I am blessed to be a breast cancer survivor since 1992. The reason that I joined CanCare was that I was greatly assisted by a volunteer when I was going through my cancer...

Prostate cancer survivor

Real People, Real Stories Get Support Volunteer  Donate Now Prostate cancer survivor David King In the late Fall of 2006 (and age 66), I asked my doctor if a prostate PSA level that doubled in one year was a cause for concern, even though the new number was still well...

Breast cancer survivor

Real People, Real Stories Get Support Volunteer  Donate Now Breast cancer survivor Gladys Williams I was diagnosed with breast cancer in March 1989. My first thoughts: I don’t have time for this! But, God willing, it will be okay! I had a new 3 month old grandson...