Meet the One Million Strong – Sandy Muschenheim from Minnesota

MEET SANDY Sandy Muschenheim St. Paul, Minnesota Sandy’s Story I was diagnosed with stage III colon cancer during my baseline screening colonoscopy in 2011. My first liver metastasis was removed one year later.  I have had additional liver metastases removed in 2013 and 2015. I…

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Keep Coming Back for More – Pam Seijo

Pam Seijo, Grassroots Action Committee (GAC) Co-Chair On August 19, 2000, as I was preparing for my 17th year of teaching, I finally gave into the pain and was admitted to the hospital. My colon had ruptured and I was given the grim diagnosis of…

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Reprogramming a Tumor for Death

In previous columns of The Currently Incurable Scientist, we’ve gone over a number of different types of colorectal cancer (CRC) experimental therapies – from targeted agents to various flavors of immunotherapies. In this installment, I want to introduce you to yet another area of intense…

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Meet the One Million Strong – Steven Ring from Pennsylvania

Meet Steven Steven Ring, stage IV colon cancer Ardsley, Pennsylvania Steven’s Story In July 2007, on the advice of my cardiologist, I underwent gastric bypass bariatric weight loss surgery.  The effects were life saving.  Improvement in my diabetes, reduction of my blood pressure and a host of…

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Meet the One Million Strong – Jamie Orth from West Virginia

Meet Jamie Jamie Orth, stage IV colon cancer Wheeling, West Virginia Jamie’s Story My name is Jamie Orth. I am 27 years old and live in Wheeling, WV. In November of 2014, I was diagnosed with Stage 4 Colon Cancer. On November 20, 2014, I had surgery at Cleveland…

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Meet the One Million Strong – Lauren Kehl from Illinois

Meet Lauren Lauren Kehl, stage IV colon cancer Calumet City, Illinois Lauren’s Story I never thought an upset stomach would turn out to be something so serious. That’s why I ignored my symptoms for an entire year. heck, what 31 year old thinks about cancer?  I wish I did….

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Meet the One Million Strong – Scott P. from Indiana

Meet Scott Scott Pollack, survivor Indianapolis, IN Scott’s Story In late 2007 I was diagnosed with stage III colorectal cancer. The year leading up to my diagnosis, I wasn’t feeling quite right and I knew something was wrong, but I didn’t know what. Being that I was…

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Meet the One Million Strong – Rick S. from California

Meet Rick Rick Sforza, family member Redlands, CA Rick’s Story My wife, Georgia, was diagnosed with stage III rectal cancer in October of 2014. We decided on complete transparency as we began our fight with cancer. I’ve posted Georgia’s story every day on Facebook and…

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Meet the One Million Strong – Ed M. from Ohio

Be a part of One Million Strong and tell us how colorectal cancer has impacted your life! Share your story now!  MEET ED Ed Murphy, CaregiverMilford, Ohio ED’S STORY My wife, Arlene, was diagnosed with colon cancer in September, 2004 while trying to find the source…

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Meet the One Million Strong – Deborah Anders from Texas

Be a part of One Million Strong and tell us how colorectal cancer has impacted your life! Share your story now!  MEET DEBORAH Deborah Anders, Survivor From Austin, TX DEBORAH’S STORY I am a stage IV colorectal cancer survivor going on 6 years this May. I…

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