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When your sons are both diagnosed with cancer

“There isn’t really a word that can describe what we were feeling,” recalls Ebony. Her sons Javon and Terell were diagnosed with cancer two years apart, when they were each two-and-a-half years old. “Javon had already finished treatment and we…

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Sarcoma Patient Sets Sights on Nursing Career

Twenty-one-year-old Amanda Lee has always wanted to be a nurse. But after being diagnosis with synovial sarcoma in 2012, Amanda suddenly had a more personal motivation to pursue her career goals. After seeing her primary care doctor for pain in…

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One bride’s vow to help end cancer

In 2010, Anna met Brian. Six years later, the time was right to tie the knot. With the joy of wedding preparations also came sadness. Anna was planning her wedding without her big sister, Phoebe, who had passed away from cancer…