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The Chemo Took His Hair, But His Hat Made Him Brave

Julie Meyer Taylor | Posted 09.19.2014 | Parents
Julie Meyer Taylor

Together, my son and his hat charmed and brought joy to the many cold, sterile, and terrifying situations we had to endure.

How Cancer Helped This NFL Player Rebuild His Identity

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 06.16.2014 | Sports

What would you do if, all of a sudden, the roots of your personal identity were ripped from your life entirely? Would you know how or where to start o...

Moving Forward, or at Least Trying to, With Uncertainty After Cancer

Eamonn Conrad | Posted 03.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Eamonn Conrad

I have started to learn that confronting my fears and issues surrounding moving forward and dealing with cancer is much more positive for me then trying to push past it. It really is hard, and I always feel emotionally drained after each session.

New Jersey 10-Year-Old Given Full Police Honors At Funeral

AP | SAMANTHA HENRY | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents

RIDGEWOOD, N.J. (AP) — A 10-year-old boy who had been named the town's honorary police chief was given a funeral with full police honors Tuesday, hi...

Looking Back at the Last Few Years Post-Cancer Treatment

Eamonn Conrad | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Eamonn Conrad

It has been almost three years now since I was diagnosed with cancer. It has been almost two years since I finished medical treatment for everything involved with cancer. I still don't know exactly what to think about a lot of things after all this.

Words of Wisdom From My Daughter: 'I Believe in Miracles'

Jay Scott | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Jay Scott

I'm not here to tell you about a miracle that saved my daughter's life; instead of I'm here to tell you about the miracle that was her life, and how her 8 ½ years of life have left an enduring impact on the lives of other children battling cancers.

Living in the Chemo Ward

Eamonn Conrad | Posted 09.24.2013 | Healthy Living
Eamonn Conrad

I spent the better part of half a year in the chemo ward. It is one of the biggest things that drives me to continue to help people who are there, and keep people from having to go there.

Things I Was Told During Chemotherapy

Eamonn Conrad | Posted 07.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Eamonn Conrad

Every day, young adults are diagnosed with cancer. Every day, people tell them it will be okay, or it isn't so bad. These quotes are some things that were said to me by various people in my life. These things didn't really help me.

26 Going on 60

Eamonn Conrad | Posted 06.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Eamonn Conrad

When I was diagnosed with cancer I was 26 years old. I wasn't the youngest person in the world to deal with such an ordeal, but I wasn't the oldest. And as many young cancer fighters would say, younger than they ever thought they would be to be diagnosed with a serious health problem.

Planning for an Uncertain Future

Eamonn Conrad | Posted 04.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Eamonn Conrad

I fought cancer, and was fortunate to win, but I had to start over. How do I make a new plan? The uncertainty that comes with being in remission, as well as many of the financial difficulties for the future are ever-present. How do you plan for the future, when yours (like mine) is so uncertain?

21-Year-Old Cancer Patient Dies After Last Wish Wedding

Posted 03.28.2012 | Weddings

Twenty-one-year-old cancer patient Rodney Conradi, who made headlines in February when he married his girlfriend just two days after his Valentine's D...