Archive for July, 2012

Heidi Saum Shares Her ‘Voice’ in the “Written Word”

Today we have a woman who will make you stand up and cheer as she opens up in the most honest way possible about her journey into ‘Survivorship’! Heidi Saum was diagnosed in 2001 with an inoperable brain tumor and she didn’t take it sitting down. She is a multi-time ‘Survivor’! She gets it! It’s [...]


“My Voice” by Heidi Saum

"My Voice" by Heidi Saum

My story of survival begins on March 31, 2001. After suffering a seizure I was rushed to Arrowhead Regional Medical Center where I was given the diagnosis: inoperable brain tumor in my left frontal lobe. Scared beyond belief, soon after hearing those words I asked the male nurse if I was going to die. When [...]


Rick Linstead Shares His Voice in the Written Word Today

Today’s ‘voice’ is one that is filled with power, honesty and truly represents what ‘Survivorship’ is all about! As we move into this weekend, this is a ‘voice’ that will resonate for a very long time for all of us. Rick Linstead, a stage III lung cancer Survivor, opens up in a huge way with [...]


“My Voice” by Rick Linstead

"My Voice" by Rick Linstead

My name is Rick, I am 54 years old and I am a lung cancer survivor.  Stage III A small cell carcinoma.  My journey began in June 2011 with a calcium stone in my salivary gland, 2 dentists, ENT and radiologist found nothing, when my tongue was swollen to where I could not swallow or [...]