Cancer survivor designs license plate to raise money for Bozeman nonprofit

Megan Buck, mother of two, cancer survivor and graphic designer, has created a colorful new Montana license plate to help the Cancer Support Community of Montana. “More often than not people don’t realize how important this kind of support is,” the Bozeman resident said. “People always donate to research, and it is important, but if…

Cancer survivor sells everything to cycle across the country

Daniel Gottliebson plans to spend over one year on the road and going on a long-term bike journey after selling everything he owns down to the bones of survival and three books. Source: Cancer survivor sells everything to cycle across the country

Surviving Breast Cancer not once but three times…

How does one survive cancer not once but three times? Hard to say but as you watch this story maybe hope can be found for others. Cancer is a beast..it does not care if you are mother or just starting out in life. Yet one can still live a full life each day as they…

Students welcome back teacher after breast cancer treatment

Jill Bass planned for a leisurely first day back teaching at Rowlett Academy for Arts and Communication on Monday morning. The 35-year-old single mother returned to her third-grade classroom for the first time in five weeks after recovering from surgery due to breast cancer. Last week, she chatted with the other teachers on her team…

Local artist battling breast cancer surrounded by support

A local art teacher diagnosed with breast cancer earlier this year has found strength and support from a slew of local artists and people she didn’t even know.Medford resident Tika Nicole Weeks, owner of Visions of Wonderland art studio, began battling breast cancer in May. The 42-year-old is finishing a 16-session round of chemotherapy, and…

Seattle cancer organization helps patient of 19 years

Kristin Johnson is an inspiration to really everyone. This mother in Seattle was first diagnosed with breast cancer in 1986, and after being cancer free several years she was diagnosed with cancer once again in 1997. Source: Seattle cancer organization helps patient of 19 years | KING5.com

Oxidine celebrates life as she battles cancer

Source: Independent Tribune / Erin Kidd Lisa Oxidine has a new outlook on life after her experience with breast cancer. She recently celebrated her 50th birthday and while some would be depressed about turning half-of-a-century old, Oxidine said it was a blessing since she has been living with terminal cancer for several years. Her journey…

How a Cancer Patient Gives Back to Her Doctor

Source: The Wall Street Journal / LUCETTE LAGNADO Bita Javadizadeh needed to be hopeful when she went to see an oncologist. A surgeon had told her she had a rare form of liver cancer that was considered inoperable. It had spread, and without treatment, he told her, she would have six months to live. “Am I…

NASA Astronaut Wears Space Suit Hand-Painted by Cancer Patients

Source: The Creator’s Project / Andrew Salomone Surely one of the only downsides to living on the International Space Station (ISS) is the lack of apparel options when it comes to functional space suits! But now, thanks to a collaboration between NASA and the folks at Houston’s MD Anderson Cancer Center, an astronaut on the ISS…