Posts Tagged ‘acute lymphocytic leukemia’

“My Voice” by Ryan Joudrey

"My Voice" by Ryan Joudrey

At age 21, in the fall of 2002, it seemed I was in the prime of life and had everything going for me – living on my own, lots of great friends and family, loving University life, a fairly active and healthy lifestyle, plus a girlfriend I’d been with for a year.  That was, until [...]


“My Voice” by Eric North

"My Voice" by Eric North

At 17, I was enrolled as a full time college student. My life was coming together. When I started to notice that I was short of breath, tired and just overall exhausted from doing normal activities. I woke up one morning and my throat hurt so bad that I couldn’t swallow anything. Ignoring all of [...]


“My Voice” by Dr. Paul Nottoli

"My Voice" by Dr. Paul Nottoli

Diagnosis: On Oct 1, 1986 at the age of 4 I was diagnosed with Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL).  I had been getting sick off and on for a few weeks and bruising easily but I would recover and just be a pretty normal kid.  My parents knew something was wrong but weren’t exactly sure.  We [...]


“My Voice” by Darren Neuberger

"My Voice" by Darren Neuberger

How many of you have ever had a cough? How many of you have ever had a cough that lasted longer than 7 months? A cough, a simple-stupid cough – who would have thought that it would have changed my life forever!! This annoying little pest started in January 2003. I was 34 years old [...]