• Mary Shad-Survivor of Cervical and Ovarian Cancer

    In her story, Mary shares her experiences with neuropathy. Peripheral neuropathy is a side effect linked to certain chemotherapy drugs. It’s important to note that not everyone who receives chemotherapy will experience side effects like neuropathy. And of course, we all want our cancer to go into remission and will …
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  • Rebecca Phillippo: Breast Cancer Survivor

    Rebecca Phillippo was the featured speaker at Support Connection’s Annual Celebrate Life Day on June 5, 2016. The story she shared was powerful and touched everyone who attended. She is happy to share it again here. “I want to first thank everyone for being here at Celebrate Life Day, and …
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  • Sandy Bottali: Breast Cancer Survivor

    My breast cancer story began in 2004. I was diagnosed with stage 1. I held my breath with every doctor’s visit and tumor marker blood test –  waiting for the next shoe to fall. It fell 7 years later – 2011 when my back pain proved to be bone metastasis. …
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