Our Advocates & Their Stories

Millions of people are diagnosed with cancer every year, and every patient has a story to tell.

Here you will find REAL stories from patients treated in the community oncology setting that particularly inspired us.

Hopefully, they will inspire you too.

Bone Marrow Cancer

Breast Cancer

  • Tami R.

    I was diagnosed with Invasive Ductal Carcinoma (Stage 2B) in November 2009 after a routine mammogram. That was the day my life would be changed forever…my life became scans, lab work, procedures, and doctor appointments. I had a double mastectomy on December 30, and chemo February-April 2010….I have never looked .....

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  • Diane O.

    I was diagnosed in March 2007 with breast cancer. Following surgery to remove the cancer, I met with my oncologist to determine the best course of treatment. We looked at data for the possibilities of recurrence to assist in the decision-making. We also decided to include genomic testing of the .....

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  • Tonjia M.

    CONGRATULATIONS TO MY ONCOLOGIST AND FRIEND DR. JUSTIN FAVARO, MD, PhD. FOR RECEIVING THE 2017 PINK TIE GUYS RECOGNITION! Dr. Justin Favaro hasn’t just been my oncologist for 8.5 years but he’s also my friend. He has been my oncologist since August 4, 2008. I had a recurrence of breast .....

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Colon Cancer

Esophageal Cancer

Lung Cancer


Multiple Cancers

Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma

Ovarian Cancer

Pancreatic Cancer

Prostate Cancer

Rectal Cancer