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BY Cyndi Graves

Before my husband, David, was diagnosed with a rare cancer of the nasal cavity called sinonasal undifferentiated carcinoma (SNUC), he had a sinus infection, congestion, and sinus pain and pressure. He thought it was allergies, but when the symptoms did not go away with antibiotics and steroids, he had a CT scan. The ENT suggested that David have surgery to remove the polyp blocking the entrance to his sinus cavity.

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Cyndi and David Graves hold their chickens

BY April Clayton

When Robin Hollins was diagnosed with an aggressive type of cancer that begins in the lining of the nose and sinuses, she was eager to begin...

BY Jacob McCoy

I woke up one morning and noticed I was having trouble hearing in my left ear. I also had a loud ringing in that ear. I made an appointment...

BY Debbie Logan

I have suffered from migraines for 30 years. And to cope with the pain, I enjoy journaling. It helps me to distract myself and find clarity. My words have turned into songs that could help others experiencing similar pain.

I even joined a songwriters’ group where I collaborate with others who share the same interests. Over the years, writing and singing have given me strength to let go and be free of the pain in my head.

Skull base tumor survivor Debbie Logan

BY Robert Middlemist

I was a healthy 22-year-old with hopes of attending medical school when I asked my doctor to take my swollen lymph node seriously. A biopsy...

BY Matthew Saunders

After a series of nosebleeds in 2005, I was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer called olfactory neuroblastoma. I had surgery to remove the...

BY Alyssa Warr

I was working as a physician assistant in California when my husband’s job moved us to Singapore. About a year after we got there, I started...

BY Kevin Thurman

Until a few years ago, my father was the only person in my family who’d ever had cancer. In 1997, he was diagnosed with mesothelioma, which...

BY Cynthia DeMarco

Ever wonder what drives our doctors and researchers to end cancer? What compels them to work in medicine or even get out of bed in the morning...

BY Cynthia DeMarco

During the past year, dozens of our patients and caregivers have shared their stories with us. Some dealt with proving a terminal diagnosis...