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Karen

from Houston, TX

“An Awakening”

When I was diagnosed with Breast cancer a few years back, I reacted like most who receive a cancer diagnose, first thing came to mind was a “death sentence”. I found out later that it was truly “an awakening” for me; even after being diagnosed with colon cancer a few years later. I began questioning God, why would you do this to me? What had I done so bad in life to have this thrown upon me? But instead of bemoaning my fate, I decided to look for the positive side of it. There has...

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larry - Lancaster

larry

from Lancaster, TX

Back two year ago I was diagnosed with lung cancer went through all of the treatments(radiation and chemo)and then found out I was in remission I was so happy to hear that and then about six months later I had another CT scan done and found out that I had Colin cancer, the doctors was able to remove the cancer and now I am in remission. To make along story short I thank the lord up above each and every day.PS thank you all for the donation it really came in handed, and when I get...

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Kevin R - Mays Landing

Kevin R

from Mays Landing, NJ

I was working on June 9th 2016 when I slipped and fell on my hip. They called the ambulance were they took me to Insrpair Hospital to check my left hip they took a cat scan and found a large soft tissue mass in my colon. The next day went to occupational Health to go back to work. But the doctor there read the report and told me what they found . The next week had a colonoscopy and they found the Cancer in my colon at the VA Hospital in Wilmington. And they schedule pet CT whole body scan and...

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Deborah  - Monroe

Deborah

from Monroe , GA

Hi, my name is Debbie and I am a 6 year survivor of colorectal cancer. My story starts back in 2010 when I was just shy of my 40th birthday.  I had been having symptoms of severe diarrhea for about 2 weeks and then had some rectal bleeding. That’s when I decided to make a visit to my PCP. She ended up doing a rectal exam. (and I later found out that she had felt a mass) She immediately sent me to a GI dr that day and he set up a colonoscopy a few days later. After I had...

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Karen - Plymouth

Karen

from Plymouth , MA

I was advised to get my first colonoscopy at the age of 31 since that was 1/2 the age of my father when he was diagnosed.  I’ve had three so far and they’ve all been clear.  My father fought for two years but ultimately lost his battle and died at the age of 65. Not a day goes by that I don’t think of him and how maybe his cancer could’ve been prevented.  My children never got the chance to know him and that breaks my heart.  The prep for a colonoscopy is harder...

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