Survivor Stories

Survivor Stories

See also: Radical Remission page

The following stories of overcoming cancer offer hope and inspiration to all of us.

Kris Carr.  
Diagnosed with a rare and incurable stage IV cancer in 2003. 
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Chris Wark
Diagnosed with stage IIIc colon cancer in 2003
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Jane McLelland
Diagnosed with two aggressive cancers with metastatic spread – both classed as ‘terminal’ – between 1994 until 2004
Learn more here and here



Jessica Richards

Diagnosed with breast cancer in 2007
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Mykayla Comstock
Diagnosed with intermediate risk T-Cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia in 2012.
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(Pablo with Dr Thomas Seyfried)
Pablo Kelly

Diagnosed with stage 4 Glioblastoma in 2014
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More Survivor Testimonials at

Peter MacCallum Cancer Center
Colon Cancer Coalition
Chi Franciscan
Sarcoma Oncology Center
Livestrong
Lung Cancer Foundation of America
Texas Oncology
Discovery
City of Hope
The University of Kansas Cancer Center
Yale Cancer Center
Cancer Treatment Centers of America


Prof. Ben Williams
Diagnosed with stage IV glioblastoma multiforme (brain tumor) in 1995.
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Fiona Shakeela Burns 
Diagnosed with Leukaemia in 1976 aged 11.
Then metastasised ovarian cancer in 2007.
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Joe Tippens
Diagnosed with terminal lung cancer in 2016
Learn more here, here and here



Glenn Sabin
Diagnosed with latter stage chronic lymphocytic leukemia in 1991 
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Kerri Parker
First diagnosed with brain cancer in 2013 and again in 2019. Learn more here and here


Lourdes Reynolds Colon
Diagnosed with stage 4 Hodgkin’s Lymphoma in 2010. Learn more


More Survivor Testimonials at
Radical Remission Project
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network
Lustgarten Foundation (Pancreatic Cancer)
Chris Beat Cancer

The Essential Health Blog
National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship
MD Anderson Cancer Center
Share Cancer Support
See also: Radical Remission page

If you’re a survivor from Ireland, I’d love to include you on this page. Please email: tommy@cancerireland.ie


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