Cancer survivor stories from the American Cancer Society.
Published on: March 16, 2020
Now that she’s in her 50s, Pam Matthews has more aches, pains, and other physical problems. She blames some of this on age, and some of it on long-term side effects from breast cancer treatment she received in her 30s.
Published on: October 8, 2019
Cathleen Reese has lived in tax credit housing in Hamilton, Montana for 4 years. Although smoking in her apartment building is not allowed, Reese says she breathes in secondhand smoke every day from her neighbors who don’t obey the rules.
Published on: June 7, 2019
Breast cancer survivor Fran Boyd is one of only 6,000 or so people worldwide to complete the World Majors, 6 of the biggest and most famous marathons.
Published on: December 14, 2018
Cervical and breast cancer survivor Christine E. Sprecher needed treatment for a long-term side effect but had no place to stay until she found the American Cancer Society Hope Lodge program.