Archive for February, 2010

“Voices of Survivors” Houston Meet Up Next Tuesday Night, February 9th!

This is the first event for the new Houston Chapter Meet Up group for the “Voices of  Survivors Foundation” there will be many groups forming across the country and soon around the world. This group is designed to bring ‘Survivors’ together to share their ‘voices’ and experiences in their own ‘Survivorship’ with others no matter […]

Donna Zurick Shares Her ‘Voice’ in the ‘Written Word’

Today’s ‘voice’ comes to us by way of an amazing thyroid cancer ‘Survivor’ and all around awesome person, Donna Zurick. I knew that when Donna decided to share her ‘voice’ with the “Voices of Survivors Foundation” that it was going to be powerful and she delivered in a huge way. She gets honest and open […]

“My Voice” by Donna Zurick

"My Voice" by Donna Zurick

My story officially began on January 20, 2005- I was diagnosed with Thyroid Cancer.  However, symptoms had been creeping up on me for the past few years.  I was lucky, my doctor said, and soon I would realize it was a common practice to tell Thyroid Cancer patients that we had the “best cancer there […]

Sandy Beebe Shares Her ‘Voice’ in the ‘Written Word’

Today’s ‘voice’ comes to us in a very powerful and inspiring way from uterine cancer ‘Survivor’, Sandy Beebe. All that I can say is WOW! I read her ‘voice’ again this morning and once again was truly moved by her honesty and courage that she showed in the face of her diagnosis. Sandy’s ‘voice’ definitely […]

“My Voice” by Sandy Beebe

"My Voice" by Sandy Beebe

I used to wear the color lavender… I used to sew patches of fabric into beautiful quilts… I used to wear my hair shorter sometimes and it used to be darker brown… I used to read books about people filled with drama and heartache… I used to be very shy… I used to want to […]

Manfred van Kuijk Shares His ‘Voice’ as a ‘Co-Survivor’

Today’s ‘voice’ comes to us all the way from the Netherlands by an amazing friend of the “Voices of Survivors Foundation”, Manfred van Kuijk. Manfred’s story is one of love, patience and a lot of driving. He shares his story with us in a very honest and touching way as he shows us the love […]

“My Voice” by Manfred Van Kuijk

"My Voice" by Manfred Van Kuijk

Ever since my father had his heart attack, he was having problems with his health. The doctors just didn’t know what caused the problems. They did all kinds of research, but nothing. Then at one point in 2008 he got a “new” doctor. This doctor decides to start all research again from the beginning. The […]

Dawn Edens Shares Her ‘Voice’ Today in the ‘Written Word’

Today’s ‘voice’ comes to us by way of Idaho and a very special non Hodgkin’s lymphoma ‘Survivor’, Dawn Edens. Dawn’s story is one that will move you and make you think about your own advocacy. She is a single mom who when confronted with her diagnosis, she went full steam ahead to fight this beast […]

“My Voice” by Dawn Edens

"My Voice" by Dawn Edens

My name is Dawn Edens and I AM a CANCER SURVIVOR! I am a crazy, sexy cancer goddess.  I survived stage III Diffused Large B Cell Lymphoma (Non Hodgkins).   I just turned 40 and am a single mom of an 11 year old son, soon to be married in April 2010.  I live in Coeur […]

Today Lynn Lane (Executive Director) has a ‘Conversation’ with ‘Survivor’ John Wagontall of Canada

Today Lynn Lane (Executive Director) has a 'Conversation' with 'Survivor' John Wagontall of Canada

Today on ‘Voices of Survivors’, executive director/founder/’Survivor’ Lynn Lane has a very intimate and powerful ‘Conversation’ with prostate cancer ‘Survivor’ and cyclist, John Wagontall of Canada. John’s story is not only hugely powerful but incredibly inspiring as he talks about his journey into his own ‘Survivorship’ after being diagnosed with metastatic prostate cancer and how […]