“It’s weird to say this, but illness forced me to make this work/life balance that I’d been working on.”
Stories of Courage and Resilience
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Despite 14 hospital stays last year, three-year old Jacob is brimming with energy, mischief and charm.
After two transplants for chronic myelomonocytic leukemia, Laura Tiberi does a victory lap!
Jodi Nelc learned the importance of knowledge and advocacy when her daughter faced a bone marrow transplant and a severe case of graft-versus-host disesase (GVHD).
A testament to the strength and unwavering love between a husband and wife who served each other as a caregiver.
"Information is power, it's empowering to know what you're dealing with, whether you're a patient or parent of a child with a disability."
Ineligible for a stem cell transplant, CAR T cell therapy saved Jeff Evans' life.
Melanie's transplant experience set her on a new path as a counselor advising other cancer patients.
At first, a diagnosis of acute myeloid leukemia seemed like the end of the road.
Transplant survivor, Valerie Gibbons, has not had a story book recovery since her transplant in 2007. Self-advocacy, humor and a love of the natural world has fueled her survival.
With family, the road to life is never traveled alone.
Peter’s family was his source of strength and hope during transplant.
Though successful, the process of transplant extended beyond Julio’s hospital stay. It broke his body down, and then his mind and spirit. Learn how Julio healed and became stronger.
“Mom give me your hand and don’t cry because I’m fine.”
Gay Lynn Fox, diagnosed with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma, had both a stem cell transplant and CAR T-cell therapy in her quest for a cure.
Nev Pires loves adventure, but acute lymphoblastic leukemia and a stem cell transplant were not on his "bucket list".
What Keeps Stan Stanek Thriving?
Motivated by the love of his wife and granddaughter, Spencer stays positive after a transplant and CAR T-cell therapy.
In 1960, six-year-old Nancy Lowry was not expected to live. Read her amazing, historic story.
Each day, Whitney Dugan wrote down a personal mantra to help get her through transplant: "I am young, I am strong and I will beat this."
After a trip to the local ER and a harrowing drive through a blizzard Justin learned he had a rare blood disorder.
Learn how Logan fought for control over his body during transplant, and the advice he gave his younger brother, Lincoln, when it was time for his transplant.
A mother who refused to give up and three transplants later, Joseph is full of life.
Milkshakes and other blessings in difficult times
Liz Bowen seized the opportunity to try a new type of transplant to cure her burning pain.
Because of his sickle cell disease, Dominique lived his life wondering when the next episode of pain would sideline him. A transplant changed all that.
Three years into a happy marriage and hoping to soon become a mom, Paige McCoy first had to face a fight for her life.
Big old bubble of joy describes Aanamyauri to a T.
A young mom from a small town in Alaska tackles the biggest challenge of her life: finding a cure for her son with leukemia
Brimming with life, passion and purpose drive Nikki to support kids with cancer and their families
At the hospital, doctors said that Daniel had from two days to two weeks to live. His 11-year-old son came to the rescue.
What Peter and his wife learned from his transplant experience is there are many other "medicines" beyond drugs involved in the healing process.
If you ask him, Braulio Correa will tell you that he's the same as he was before his bone marrow transplant, only better.
Heather was diagnosed with leukemia at age 37 and "celebrated" Christmas two years ago in the hospital, recovering from her stem cell transplant. She shares her memories.
Do bad things always come in threes? Find out how a survivor changed his mind about that unlucky "rule."
Nancy King McLain had a successful transplant in 1963 with bone marrow from her twin sister.
Diagnosed while pregnant Amanda is back to health with thriving kids, a great marriage, and a dream job
How Gordon reclaimed a childhood joy
Social butterfly Mistha is a big sister and a powerhouse at four.
Before my diagnosis I was your typical 22-year-old. My priorities were boys, drinking and hanging with friends......
Battling Hodgkin disease and graft-versus-host disease hasn't been easy, but Matt has it under control.
With three transplants for multiple myeloma under his belt, Thomas Goode has a lot to say about beating myeloma.
Never giving up hope, four time transplant survivor now cycles to help others
When Barry learned he had myelofibrosis, his wife Hope became his researcher-in-chief.
A mother whose son was her donor and husband her guiding light treats life differently after transplant
From stem cell transplant recipient to transplant nurse, Khadijah’s life has come full circle.
A story by Mary Buckley, caregiver for her husband Jim during CAR T-cell therapy for follicular lymphoma.