BY Linda Ryan

Because I had recurring cervical cancer after seven years, my two experiences with cervical cancer were very different. 

When I was originally diagnosed with cervical cancer, I was 36 years old and the mom of two boys. We weren't sure our family was complete and were hoping for another baby when I was told that I would need a hysterectomy.

I was devastated by the news. I mourned the loss of another baby, but as...

Linda Ryan

BY LeAnne Gibbs

Aside from the birth of our daughter, our life has been a flood of awful since my husband Francis was diagnosed with colon cancer.

BY Yackjaira Ruiz

Every year, I rack my brain with what I will get my mom for Mother's Day. This year I was thinking of a pair of earrings. If I ask her what...

BY Staci Waites

It's no secret that cancer treatment can cause changes in your appearance. Experiencing those changes in front of middle school students,...

BY Allyson Hendrickson

On our fourth wedding anniversary, I gave my husband the happy news that we were going to be parents. Our son, Cole, was born in January 2002...

BY Anne Balson

"Nurses are angels in comfortable shoes."
-- Author Unknown

My appendix ruptured the summer after my freshman year...

BY Deborah Thomas

I know it sounds really odd to say I'm glad my mom found out she has cancer, but in a strange kind of way I am. If my mother wasn't diagnosed...

BY Lucy Richardson

Inflammatory breast cancer (IBC) is the most aggressive form of breast cancer. Symptoms for this rare type of breast cancer often include...

BY Linda Ryan

I'm working hard to get back to my pre-cancer fitness level. I've struggled to find motivation to run the way I did before and during chemotherapy...