Sharon Turner | Breast cancer survivor

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Sharon Turner

“When they told me I had breast cancer, I wanted to say ‘why me?’ Then, I stopped and thought, ‘why not me?’ It can happen to anyone. I’ve come for a mammogram for the past several years. It’s just what I do. The earlier you catch it, the better chance your doctors have of helping you. It’s best to take … Read More

John Huens | Chondrosarcoma

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John Huens

“Having cancer was an eye opening experience. My course in life was altered severely after I had surgery to remove the cancer. I was no longer able to walk or work. Even through all of that I slowly realized that I was becoming an optimist about my situation. I have learned to find my own inner peace. Don’t feel hopeless … Read More

Cynthia McNabb | Cervical Cancer Survivor

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“It’s important to keep a positive attitude and trust that you will be well taken care of. My family and friends supported me during my cancer treatment by calling, cooking meals and praying for me. I look forward to spending more time with them now that my treatment has ended. Having cancer has made me a more thoughtful person. I … Read More

Veletta Cummings | Breast cancer survivor

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Vetetta Cummings

“I believe in God and that everything is going to be all right. I was diagnosed with breast cancer in August 2015, and I’m going to do whatever I can to keep it from coming back. I’m looking forward to being able to exercise again and going back to church. I am at the end of this journey and ready … Read More

Tommy Bennett Jr. | Tongue cancer survivor

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“Tomorrow isn’t guaranteed. You have to live every day as your last and find value in the moments. Appreciate what time you have. As hard as life and treatment may be, stay positive and hang in there. My family and friends supported and tolerated me, even while I was going through a rough patch. I look at others and I … Read More

Debra Jones | B-cell Lymphoma and Brain Cancer

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“I was diagnosed with B-cell lymphoma in December 2012 with 2 brain tumors. This was followed by surgery with UAMS neurosurgeon Dr. John Day, radiation treatments at the UAMS Radiation Oncology Center and follow-up treatments with neuro-oncologist Dr. Shirley Ong. As of August 2014, I am cancer free. That’s when I participated in the Seed of Hope ceremony. I have … Read More

Paula Diaz | Breast Cancer Survivor

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“I’m glad my treatments are over and my eyes have been opened to the many people who are currently being treated for all kinds of cancer. My friends were there to talk to me about what I was going through; my family supported me and drove me to my appointments; and my church offered love, care and comfort.  The Seed … Read More