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 […]
The Faces of Stomach Cancer honors those battling stomach cancer, celebrates survivors, and remembers those we have lost.
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 […]
This is my husband, Tony. He lost his battle with stomach cancer two months after his diagnosis on July 24, 2013, less than a month before his 70th birthday. Those two months were devastating as he tried to come to terms with the knowledge of how little was offered to him to help. The chemo […]
I was diagnosed with stomach cancer in August 2012 and had my TG done in Sept 2012. Later had 92 days of oral chemo and 30 days of radiation. My treatment ended in May 2013 and since then I am NED. I lost around 100 lbs during this whole process and I am still in […]
I’ve found so much support from your page. I live in the UK and I don’t feel we have as much support and information as you do over in the US so I find your page and posts extremely useful! My Mum unfortunately died in 2003 after loosing a very tough and quick battle with […]
My story begins in August of 2018. At 51 years old, I got my colonoscopy done. They found eight massive polyps, and most were precancerous. Since I was adopted and had no family medical history, the doctor suggested a genetic test. Since I was at my deductible, I thought, why not? The results did not […]
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