SURVIVOR STORIES

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

Vera Trifunovich

Hopeful. Mother. Female Founder. Community Builder.  In July 2016, at age 51, Vera Trifunovich was…

Dean Randazzo

Going Big. Jersey Boy, Maverick, Hall of Fame Surfer Excerpt: "Dean Randazzo – New Jersey’s most…

Matt Lampson

Kicking Cancer to the Curb. Persistent. Positive. Living with passion and perspective. Matt Lampson…

Scott Doescher

Mastering Survivorship. Swimmer, Competitor, CPA, Dad Three months after returning to the pool and…

Andres Galarraga

Survivorship in Full Swing. Tenacious. Ebullient. Comeback Player for the Ages. This story is a…

Toni Harris

Excelling Beyond Cancer. Fierce. Game Changer. Conqueror. Legend. Toni Harris dreams of playing…

Jake Olson

Seeing It Best. Blind. Bold. USC Trojan Long Snapper. From sbnation.com |  By Morgan Moriarty Jake…

Gabi Shull

Surviving With Grace.  Dancer. Dreamer. Doer. Role Model. Gabi Shull was diagnosed with…

Jacinto Bonilla

His Life, His Way. CrossFit Games Competitor. StereotypeWrecker. He’s 77 years old. He has survived…

Eric Shanteau

Different Strokes. 2x Cancer Survivor. Competing with Perspective.  Eric Shanteau was on the verge…