Survivor Stories

You say it best. As a colon cancer survivor, your story is an inspiration to all who read it, and the impact it can have is limitless. Thanks for sharing.

karen -  lampe


from lampe, MO

In Nov. 2014 had blood and cramps..went to ER. Then colonscopy. Found large tumour.  18 niches of siqmoid removed.  12 rounds chemo plus home chemo pump. Now 7 months cancer free of stage 3a. Everyone needs to get a colonscopy.  This cancer is hard if you don’t.

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Janice - NA


from NA, DC

Hello, I was browsing your website and noticed that you have a curated list of useful resources here: http://stopcoloncancernow.com/spread-awareness/additional-resources/support The resources on the list is very helpful and I know of another good website you can add to it. http://bebusinessed.com/medical-fundraising/ That page is a guide on medical fundraising. My husband has pancreatic cancer and we used that resource to help organize a fundraising event at a local restaurant which eventually turned into raising awareness for pancreatic cancer. I know you are busy and probably get millions of emails a day, but...

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Carla - Washington


from Washington, DC

In December 2007, a few days before the holiday. I was diagnosed with stage III colon cancer. I had always been a healthy eater and exercised, wasn’t over weight nor did I eat red meat. I was 38 yrs old and healthy. In the summer on 2007, I had been experiencing pain in my abdomen and shortness of breath for and most a year. I had gone to a local doctor to see what the issues were. He sent ne home on Vitron-C and told me that I was just anemic. As time went by the symptoms worsen and I ended...

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Daniel  - Aiea


from Aiea , HI

My name is Daniel Shockley and you can share my story which was a feature article for Tripler Army Medical Center, Hawaii The following link provided: www.army.mil/article/90122

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Colleen - Vestavia


from Vestavia, AL

I was 43 when diagnosed with colon cancer. I thought I was perfectly healthy until hearing that.  I only had a symptom of blood in my stool and it was enough that alarmed me something was wrong. After a trip to the ER then a colonoscopy where it was discovered.  I had a colon resection and then some chemo and radiation. A few months later started having some neck/headache type pain and the cancer was in my brain.  I had brain surgery to remove that tumor and then had cyberknife radiation and chemo again.  I...

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