Braving the Storm Together

Braving the Storm Together

“My name is Yoli Origel, I am a 12-year survivor of Stage 3 Triple Negative Invasive Ductal Carcinoma (Breast Cancer). I have been a patient of St. Joseph’s Center for Cancer Prevention and Treatment since December 2007, and most recently a patient of Hoag Hospital...
The Buffalo Attitude!

The Buffalo Attitude!

This last Christmas of 2020 had been 17 months since we learned of Margaret Ann’s cancer diagnosis. This cancer journey began in a casual way on July 15, 2019 with a comment Margaret Ann made while Griff was visiting his Primary Care Doctor. Within six weeks of that...
Still Working

Still Working

My name is Paul Herold.  I am 79 years old and still work part time as a tax accountant in Oxnard, Calif. Every year i would get a blood test, and every year my PSA was going up. The Urologist I was seeing at that time kept telling me that it was my age. Last year my...
Not Going to Stop

Not Going to Stop

My name is Rhonda Allen. I am a colon cancer survivor of 5 years. I got involved with the KickinCancer – WeAreTheSolution organization and it is the best thing I have done for myself. They have taught me about the importance of eating healthy, exercising, and support...
My Uneasy Companion

My Uneasy Companion

Several years into my dream job as a volcanologist in 1988 I answered the phone late at night as duty seismologist at the University of Washington Geophysics Seismology Lab. The news media was calling about a possible series of earthquakes being felt by Bellevue...
Not Now…Not EVER

Not Now…Not EVER

Meet Bone Cancer survivor Daisy Keefer On Valentines day 2009, I was on a trip to the store with my mom, when she noticed a lump on my shoulder that hadn’t been seen through my winter clothes. She thought maybe my shoulder was dislocated, but I had full function...