• Today is National Cancer Survivor's Day!! Congratulations to you all, we've made it this far!!!

    Asked by GregP_WN on Sunday, June 7, 2020

    Today is National Cancer Survivor's Day!! Congratulations to you all, we've made it this far!!!

    Who is a survivor? Anyone who has been diagnosed with cancer is considered a survivor from the point of diagnosis until the end of life. Some of you have just started your time as a survivor while others, along with me, have been beating it back for lots of years. This year is 32 for me, how many years have you been a survivor? Please comment on that, and try to enjoy your day!

    11 Answers from the Community

    11 answers
    • JaneA's Avatar
      JaneA

      Dx Stage IV rectal cancer in October 2014. Still here 5 1/2 years later.

      30 days ago
    • LiveWithCancer's Avatar
      LiveWithCancer

      Diagnosed with stage IV lung cancer in October 2012. Praising God for immunotherapy treatments!

      30 days ago
    • BoiseB's Avatar
      BoiseB

      I am a 10 year survivor of stage IV esophageal cancer, a 7 year survivor stage II grade 3 uterine cancer.

      30 days ago
    • po18guy's Avatar
      po18guy

      12 years, three cancers. Less than zero % chance of being here. God is indeed merciful.

      30 days ago
    • JustForToday's Avatar
      JustForToday

      Breast cancer diagnosed July 2017. 2 jubilant years of "Dancing with NED" since January 2018.

      30 days ago
    • andreacha's Avatar
      andreacha

      DX Renal Cell Carcinoma Stage IV with mets to heart and lung September 28, 2006
      Current status Not NED but stable. 2 surgeries and oral chemo. 13 1/2 years.

      30 days ago
    • Bengal's Avatar
      Bengal

      Diagnosed May 2017 so just had my 3rd year anniversary. Just a novice at this compared with some of you but looking forward to many more years.

      30 days ago
    • centered1's Avatar
      centered1

      Po18guy, you are so right. God is so good. 4 major cancers between 2011 and 2017 and I am still here..able to be a wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother and enjoy it all!

      30 days ago
    • Carool's Avatar
      Carool

      21 years for me. Yay, us!

      29 days ago
    • Lauraandmary's Avatar
      Lauraandmary

      7 year survivor stage 4 squamous cell carcinoma of maxillary, sphenoid, frontal sinuses.

      29 days ago
    • beachbum5817's Avatar
      beachbum5817

      I was diagnosed in December 2013 ER-, PR-, HER2+. I am so thankful to still be here.

      28 days ago

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