Cancer survivor to cycle 100-mile bike ride for charity – East Midlands Business Link

Two years after he was told he would die within the month, Vitor Pinto is cycling 100-miles, raising money for St Barnabas Hospice. In April, just after COVID struck the world, Vitor went to the doctors after experiencing extreme pain that stopped him from sleeping: “I decided to go to the hospital and when I…

A Powerful Metastatic Lung Cancer Mantra: It’s Possible All Will Be Okay

“Scanxiety” and a fear that cancer will return are common among people who have metastatic lung cancer. But visualization, positive thinking, mantras, and other techniques can help offset negative thoughts and emotions. Is the cancer back? This is one fear that many people who’ve undergone treatment for cancer can relate to, in part because they often need…

CTV’s Jayne Pritchard shares her cancer journey four years after diagnosis

CTV’s Jayne Pritchard discusses her new book about her cancer journey, setbacks and her hopes to help others. Four years after her cancer diagnosis, Jayne Pritchard shares her journey in her new book, Breast Cancer After the Diagnosis, One Woman’s Story of Overcoming Setbacks. “It took two years to write, and I think it’s important when…

Cancer-surviving Puerto Rican teen savours last Olympic hurrah

William Flaherty is only 17 but the Puerto Rican ski racer already knows Wednesday’s slalom race will likely be his last Olympic appearance, as a “saddening” forced retirement from the sport approaches. Though Flaherty will compete in the world junior ski championships in Canada in March after the Beijing Games, his thoughts will then immediately…

Four-time cancer survivor keeps positive outlook on life

Alais Salvador was diagnosed with Stage 3B brain cancer in 2009 but was considered in remission after two successful surgeries. Her daughters were 9 and 4 at the time and she was relieved to know she would live to see them grow up. In 2018, the Winter Garden resident received news that the tumor had…

Patient with Cancer Shares Tips for Being Your Biggest Advocate

Life is like a Mad-Lib, and Jennifer White is taking control of what she can fill in the blank spaces. The Atlanta-based cyber security consultant was diagnosed with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) in January 2019. In July of that same year, White, a Boston native, came to Dana-Farber. She currently comes to Boston four times…

Georgia mother, toddler fighting cancer together

Dealing with even a single loved one battling cancer is tough for any family, but one in Georgia must now stay strong for a young mother and her 14-month-old daughter. Source: Georgia mother, toddler fighting cancer together | Fox News

Giving breast cancer patients an added wellness boost

One year after beating breast cancer, Sue Weldon met a young woman who was about to begin treatment. The woman marveled at how healthy Weldon looked and apparently felt. Weldon said it was no accident: During treatment, she’d created her own healing plan, spending about $6,000 out-of-pocket on nontraditional treatments, including yoga and acupuncture. The…

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…