My name is Ed Duerr.
I have Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma.
I am a survivor.
Cancer changes your life, and in January 2009, the life that I had grown accustomed to, was about to come to an abrupt end. I was diagnosed with cancer, more specifically, Waldenstrom’s Macroglobulinemia, a incurable form of Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma. After being devastated for a week [...]
Today, Lynn Lane, the executive director/founder and ‘Survivor’ himself sits down with 2x stage 4 non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma ‘Survivor’ and an all around amazing guy himself, Corey Jackson. This is one of those ‘Conversations’ that should be mandatory for everyone and especially someone who has dealt with or is dealing with cancer in any capacity, including [...]
I was young.. on the top of the world. Hard work had payed off and I had just started a thriving consulting business. My 3 year old son, out of diapers, was turning into this incredible little creature that I wanted to get to know and spend more time with. My beloved husband by my [...]
December 28, 2007 will always be a strange day for me, that’s the day they found my lymphoma. I’d had bronchitis about two weeks before Christmas and even after finishing the antibiotics I didn’t feel better. Two days after Christmas my sister and I were shopping. I coughed really hard and felt something move in [...]
I had a feeling something was wrong. I had always been a fireball of energy and activity, but something was “off” and I just couldn’t figure it out. I was always tired. Not normal everyday tired, but tired with a crushing fatigue that sleep didn’t seem to help. I barely had an appetite, and when [...]