Livestrong Voices

Don’t Give up the Fight

I was 17 and a junior in high school when I was diagnosed with testicular cancer, it hit me hard. I was in a pep rally for student appreciation week when my name was called. I thought I won a cool

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#5 vs Cancer

We’ve teamed up with pro ultimate team, the Austin Sol, for their season finale on July 15 to raise awareness of cancer and the services available to survivors. Team member Jeff Loskorn (#5) was

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Fertility and Cancer — 5 Things to Know

Wendy, cervical cancer survivor and her daughter, EmilieSome cancer treatments such as chemotherapy and radiation can cause infertility. The risk of infertility is an important topic to discuss after

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Sharing My Breast Cancer Journey

My name is Julie. I am a 41 year old single mom of an amazing high school freshman son. I work as a registered nurse in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and absolutely love my job caring for the tiniest

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Finding My Warrior Armor

In the summer of 2010, I woke with a fever that had no other symptoms. I took something for the fever and went to work. Later that afternoon the fever returned so I went to our Express Care clinic. I

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President’s 2017 Q1 Update

As we wind down Q1 and move into a busy spring and summer season, I want to share with you an update on our programs, services and financials as we continue to see increasing demand for our services

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Living Life With Eyes Wide Open

My story starts in November, 2011. I developed excruciating pain in my leg, and after 6 months of different doctors, PT, and constant Prednisone, I was told I had stage 4 ovarian or colon cancer with

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We’re All United in this Fight

I am a teacher, mother of two boys, a wife, friend, freedom fighter, daughter, and sister. At 39, a few weeks before Christmas of 2016, I went into my local urgent care clinic with intense back and

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Finding My New Support Network

In November of 2013 I was diagnosed with breast cancer. I was 37 at the time of my diagnosis with two daughters ages 4 & 6. I was active, ate healthy, and had no history of breast cancer in my

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Finding Closure: One word at a time

I never wanted to write about cancer. But then again, who has?I was 22 years old when a scheduled exploratory surgery at the dentist’s office lead me to Texas Oncology in downtown Dallas. Not knowing

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Tell Congress: Cancer Survivors Matter

As Congress makes important decisions about federal funding for FY 2018, we must make sure they prioritize the unique needs of cancer survivors. Use our easy tool to contact your U.S. Representative

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Finding Strength: A Caregiver’s Story

During a routine visit to the dentist they noticed something unusual and decided to do a biopsy on my 55 year old husband, Mike. He was diagnosed with oral cancer, and within a week he had surgery to

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Time to Thank You

Michael is a 5-year testicular cancer survivor.Later this month I celebrate 5 years of being cancer free. While it’s a milestone that I knew was approaching soon it really never seemed to sink in

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