Emily VanKeuren

Emily VanKeuren

Emily VanKeuren Emily is a 17 year old high school junior from Comstock Park, Michigan.  She tells her story in a paper submitted to her English Composition class. Emily learned she was cancer free on March 6, 2017. October 21st of every year will never be the same...
Carol McLane

Carol McLane

Carol McLane I am a daughter, a mother, a grandmother, and a friend. I am retired after working for the State of Michigan for 32 years. I have enjoyed retirement for several years, being active in my church and community. The last thing I planned was this walk with...
Cadia Wiseman

Cadia Wiseman

Cadia Wiseman CHILDHOOD CANCER September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.  You may ask yourself, “What does that mean to me?”  Well last year, I would have asked myself the same question…until my daughter, Cadia, was diagnosed with B-cell Acute Lymphoblastic...
Angelique Slater

Angelique Slater

Angelique Slater When I was about eight or nine my Grammie was diagnosed with breast cancer. While she was being treated my Gramps came home with a medical grade fake breast that had different types of lumps in it. He was a chief x-ray tech so we got crash courses on...
Becky Richards

Becky Richards

Becky Richards I’m a 45 year old hair dresser and learned of my diagnosis in March of 2017 when a client confided in me and said she had breast cancer.  Shortly after hearing this I scheduled an appointment with my doctor to have a mammogram. Results showed I...
Rebecca Wallace

Rebecca Wallace

Rebecca Wallace Back in August of 2017, I was hit with the news that nobody ever wants to hear. I had been sick over the summer with various symptoms that could all be explained away as various things. The one thing, however, that we couldn’t figure out was a lump on...