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Doran Barro

Doran Barro

This is my beautiful, wonderful, once vivacious mom…..Doran Barro. She was 75 and lived in Arizona. She was a healthy woman with no medical problems. In March this past year, 2014, she started feeling like she was developing acid reflux, started getting a really full feeling in her stomach after only a few bites of […]

Alan Gorman

Alan Gorman

My name is Alan Gorman. Iím 50 years old and I currently live in Exeter, NH with my wife Susan and two young sons. I was diagnosed with stomach cancer (signet cell adenocarcinoma) in March 2014. I had 5 rounds of chemo and 28 rounds of radiation, followed by a partial esophagogastrectomy. I also had […]

Bob Ward

Bob Ward

Bob Ward, 48, CA, USA. Total gastrectomy a little over 2 years ago. I am happy to say I am Cancer free but still struggling with eating, drinking, nausea and maintaining weight. Eating adequate meals is nearly impossible. I have a port to receive intravenous hydration twice a week. I am very lucky to be […]

Ernie Pierce

My picture is of my father, Ernie Pierce from Oklahoma. This is his story: On March 30, 2008 Ernie Pierce had everything in the world to be thankful for. The then 62 year old man had been married to his wife, Jan, for 37 years. They had three grown daughters and two grandchildren. Ernie had […]

Karen Lucas

Karen Lucas

This is my momma, Karen. Before I tell you how she passed, I’d like to tell you how she lived. My mom was a passionate lover of life. She loved all living things; from the tiniest of animals, to the beautiful flowers she grew in her garden, and her children, grandchildren, husband and family. She […]

Buddy (Bernard)

Buddy (Bernard)

Shortly after my Dad turned 72 he was experiencing a lot of problems eating.  My father always went to his checkups, he was a Navy man and retired from the FDNY so he not only went to his private doctors but also the VA doctors.  Starting around December of the previous year he felt very […]

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