My Difference Maker

2018-06-21T19:05:36-05:00June 21st, 2018|Hot Topics, Stories of Hope|

Patty (third from right) and her family By Patty Watkins I learned that I had stage 4 adenocarcinoma in February 2014 and was only given two days to live, but fortunately survived beyond this bleak, initial diagnosis. In May 2014 I had my tumor tissue tested for a genetic mutation.  This was a game changer for me because my chemo treatments weren’t working and there was no real possibility of living more than another month. I needed a miracle [...]

Valentine’s Day With My Hero

2018-03-21T16:59:28-05:00February 14th, 2018|Hot Topics, Stories of Hope|

By Teri Schrul I feel lucky that I can spend Valentine’s Day with my hero. Not many people can say that. My husband Bill was diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer in June 2012. It came as a complete shock when we got the news. Five and a half years later, I realize just how much that day changed our lives and, dare I say it, in some ways for the better. We don’t take a day for granted and [...]