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.

Katie Ortman Doble

Cancer Thriver. Optimist. Family Woman. Role Model.  Katie Ortman Doble prefers to be called a…

Jonathan Jasak

At age 21, Jonathan Jasak of Longmeadow, Massachusetts, was diagnosed with neuroblastoma, a rare…

Sarah Thomas

Inspirational. Determined. Record-Breaking Swimmer. This September, Sarah Thomas, age 37, became…

Angela Trimbur

Empowering others through vulnerability. Entrepreneur. Dancer. Actress. Influencer.  Angela…

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…