Daphne Taylor | Brain cancer

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Brain cancer survivor Daphne Taylor (left) with her mom and brother.

Brain cancer survivor Daphne Taylor (left) with her mom and sister. “I have been through four years of treatment for brain cancer. Today was my last day of radiation! When I woke up this morning I was so happy. I woke up my mom so we could leave early, and I brought four stuffed animals with me. We live in … Read More

Debra Woods | Breast cancer survivor

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“Participating in the Seed of Hope ceremony made me so happy! I was excited to have the staff and my family there to support me from the start of my treatment until the end. I would tell someone who has just been diagnosed with cancer to pray every day and keep hope alive. Now that my treatment has ended, I’m … Read More

Tami Risinger | Breast Cancer Survivor

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“Many things have gained importance and many things have become meaningless since I was diagnosed with breast cancer. I appreciate every day. My greatest support came from my family. My sister was my caretaker. She always kept fresh peaches for me because they were the only thing that tasted good during chemo. When you’re going through cancer, you can’t give … Read More

Debra Verge | Breast Cancer Survivor

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“I was diagnosed with breast cancer on March 29, 2013. Since then, I’ve grown spiritually and started thinking more positively. You have to have faith and never give up hope that you’ll make it through this. Now that my treatment is over, I want to be a shining example to others, just as they were for me. Tossing a Seed … Read More

Brenda Willingham | Multiple Myeloma Survivor

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“Having cancer has reinforced my belief in God’s faithfulness and in my husband’s love. I was diagnosed with myeloma in May 2006 and had an army of loving prayer warriors. The UAMS Myeloma Institute is the best place to fight this thing. Now, I rejoice in every day’s blessings. Participating in the Seed of Hope ceremony made me feel totally … Read More

Colleen Johnston | Bladder Cancer Survivor

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“After having bladder cancer for three years, I am now starting to feel normal again. I knew something was wrong because I kept getting one urinary tract infections after another, and I started losing weight. I was diagnosed in 2012 in North Carolina. After I moved back to Arkansas I started coming to the Cancer Institute and had an eight-hour … Read More