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Survivor Story: Meghan Bianco

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Survivor Story: Meghan Bianco

    Written and Contributed  by Deanna Gerdes   Meghan is a 23 year old who was recently diagnosed with Stage 2B Hodgkin's Lymphoma.  Her specific type is Hodgkin's Lymphoma Mixed Cellularity Classical Type, Stage 2B Unfavorable.    She is a bright and strong woman and a loving mother to a 4 year old son, Jaxon.  Meghan has always worked hard for every penny that she earns and has always paid her own way through everything for both herself and Jaxon.      This time however, she needs help to cover the massive medical bills that continue to pile up.  Meghan...

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Survivor Story: Mary Rantanen

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Survivor Story:  Mary Rantanen

  Written and Contributed by Jenny Hawley I'd like to tell you about one of the strongest, most optimistic women I know.  Her name is Mary Jo (Morgan) Rantanen, and she is 30 years old.  On September 9th, 2013, Mary was diagnosed with Stage 4 HER2 Positive Breast Cancer that had metastasized to her lymph nodes, bones, and liver.   In October 2013, she began 12 weeks of chemotherapy.  At the end of which (January 2014) she was able to have a mastectomy of the right breast.  That month, she also had radiation performed on the tumors in her bones. In...

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Survivor Story: Nicole Munoz

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Survivor Story: Nicole Munoz

Written and Contributed by Nicole Munoz   My name is Nicole Munoz, and January 27th, 2009 was the day that changed my life, but in such a positive way.  I was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma at the age of 16. It all began with a chest pain that started on Thanksgiving Day in 2008.  I went to the emergency room and was diagnosed with pleurisy.  I was given some medication, and the pain went away until January of the following year.   The pain worsened, and I was not able to hold down any food.  My dad took me to...

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Survivor Story: Sonia Gamblin

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Survivor Story: Sonia Gamblin

  Written and Contributed  by Friends and Family  Earlier this year, Sonia Gamblin (pictured above left) was diagnosed as having a hemosiderotic fibrolipomatous tumor, a form of Sarcoma that attacks the soft tissue.  Since the first surgery to remove the main mass, she has had four additional surgeries.    She is receiving treatment from the Huntsman Cancer Institute in Salt Lake City, Utah and is currently having to travel back and forth weekly from their hometown in Rawlins, Wyoming.    Despite being about five hours away, the Huntsman Cancer Institute is the nearest Cancer Institute with doctors who specialize in...

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Survivor Story: Tayla Granstaff

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Survivor Story:  Tayla Granstaff

    Written and Contributed  by Mindy Granstaff   My daughter Tayla was born with Partial Trisomy of the Number 1 Chromosome leaving her with multiple disabilities. She was diagnosed with a small brain mass 9 years ago. Which wasn't really causing any problems at the time, but now it has grown and is pressing on her optic nerve causing issues with her sight. She will be having surgery to remove the mass on June 22nd, 2015 which is now bringing financial hardship to our family.      I am a single mother caring for 2 children and only able to...

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