SURVIVOR STORIES

Defying the odds: personal stories of cancer survivors who faced their diagnosis and inspire us with their attitude, resolve, and perseverance.

Patrick McIntosh

Extreme Survival. Intrepid Traveler. South Pole Trekker. Meet Patrick McIntosh, the 58-year-old…

Megan Pischke Porcheron

On Board for Beating Cancer. Mindful. Mentor. Maverick. All-in. From Teton Gravity  |  By Morgan…

Amy Jordan, Owner of WundaBar and Cancer Survivor

Dec. 3, 2020, 3:37 PM EST / Source: TODAY By Meghan Holohan When Amy Jordan experienced some…

David Deutchman, the ICU Grandpa

David Deutchman went from Atlanta-area retiree to, for lack of a better term, a total legend at…

Alex Tung

Alex Tung was diagnosed with cancer at just 38 years old. Alex was happy and healthy, an avid…

Alex Trebek

For millions of Americans, Alex Trebek was a part of their daily routine. As host of Jeopardy since…

Shannon Miller

Shannon Miller was 33 when she learned that she had ovarian cancer. During a routine exam, her…

Debra Campagna

Debra Campagna was diagnosed with breast cancer on Valentine’s Day, 2000. She was 50 years old. At…

Crystal Zunino

When Crystal Zunino was diagnosed with stage 2 non-Hodgkin lymphoma at just 23, she had just…

Yet Another Accolade: Survivor

Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s life has been filled with superlatives: feminist icon, Supreme Court Justice,…