John Paul Craig | Melanoma survivor

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“I see life in a whole new perspective now. There is a light at the end of the tunnel. Hang on through the bumpy ride. It may sling you around, but you can make it! My wife was my biggest supporter throughout my treatment. She helped me make it through the night when my doubts, pains and fears kept me … Read More

Mary Jo Wade | Synovial sarcoma survivor

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“Since being diagnosed, I have a greater appreciation for life. This experience has made me more understanding toward others and the situations they are going through. My doctors and nurses were incredible. I would tell anyone to come to UAMS for cancer treatment.” Mary Jo Wade Synovial sarcoma survivor Greenbrier, Ark.

Mary Branch | Breast cancer survivor

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“Both my mother and my son died of cancer. When I was diagnosed, I was determined I could overcome it. I would say that cancer changes your life. It is OK to be afraid, because you are fighting for your life. You can get through this with your faith. There will be some dark times, and you may feel that … Read More

Teresa Gross | Throat Cancer Survivor

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“Having cancer has made me value my time with friends and family. My mother was a big source of comfort and support for me during my treatment. When you have cancer, it’s important to have positive thoughts and believe in your doctors and nurses. Now that my treatment is over, I want to help others who are going through the … Read More

Joyce Jenkins | Breast Cancer Survivor

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“Having cancer has reinforced the value of my health and my life. When you’re faced with something like cancer, you need to remember that hope springs eternal and focus on the journey ahead. I had such a positive experience at the Cancer Institute, and I found comfort in my faith and my prayer life. Moving forward, I plan to continue … Read More

Linda M. Davis | Breast Cancer Survivor

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“Every day is a good day! I value each and every day with my family and friends. Since being diagnosed with breast cancer, I don’t take anything for granted. I’m looking forward to the day when my doctors call me a long-term survivor!” Linda M. Davis Breast cancer survivor Fort Smith, Ark.

Sherry Carroll | Multiple myeloma survivor

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“I have always been a positive person. You have to hold tight during the hard times and keep a positive outlook. I look forward to living each day even more now than I did before. I want to spend my life reaching out to others and being more compassionate. My husband and friends gave me a lot of support, but … Read More