Doc Nuzum’s Story

Doc Nuzum With Gratitude and Appreciation. A Well Deserved Tribute to Doc Nuzum. Our family would like to thank with deep appreciation and gratitude Doc Nuzum. He has dedicated his life to blessing and easing the suffering of his fellow man even through great persecution, where many a lesser man would not have endured, but 

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Dr. Mei’s Story

Dr. Mei Hung Lee Lai We THANK our God above for Dra. Mei Hung Lee Lai She is a believer in the power given by God for the body to HEAL and has been blessed with a diversity of giftings including a depth of knowledge,wisdom and healing hands that she has used to guide countless 

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Billy’s Story: A Father’s Journey

Billy’s HealingStrong Journey In March 2010, my daughter Elise, age 24, was diagnosed with cancer. This shocking revelation began a journey filled with questions, tears, and incredible courage. The weeks following would become a blur of doctor appointments, radiation therapies, biopsies, and several rounds of chemotherapy. As the severity of the disease became more apparent, 

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Christine’s Story : Breast Cancer

Christine’s HealingStrong Journey I had felt the lump for two years. The mammograms were clear- even my OB thought the lump was nothing.  We finally saw it with the ultrasound. Finding out the results of my biopsy hit me with titanic force. SO began my journey. I thought I was a healthy person. I come from a big Italian 

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Cortney’s Story: Hodgkin’s Lymphoma

Cortney's HealingStrong Journey In the Fall of 2004 I found a lump in my neck. Knowing that my mom’s twin sister had Hodgkin’s Lymphoma as a teenager, I was concerned. It was examined, MRI’d and then I was given the option for a biopsy. I was just out of college and was very intimidated by 

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Joan’s Story: Breast Cancer

Joan’s HealingStrong Journey My name is Joan Hatrak. I have been a breast cancer survivor for 11 years now. (Thank God!) My diagnosis was “Infiltrating Ductal Carcinoma,” stage 2, and to my benefit, it was slow growing. I had a lumpectomy only, no chemo or radiation. Please understand, this was my choice. I wish I 

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Suzy’s Story: Thyroid Cancer

Suzy’s HealingStrong Journey My healing strong journey began in 2009 when a diagnosis of cancer stopped me in my tracks.  Heading to surgery for a different health issue, the diagnosis of cancer that same month took me by surprise.  At that time, I trusted my medical care to multiple doctors and subsequently many prescription drugs 

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Ann’s Story: Pancreatic Cancer

Ann’s HealingStrong Journey Twelve years ago, December 5, 2000, a tumor mass of 3.2 cm was found in my pancreas by accident during a cat scan of my lungs and colon. I didn’t even know where my pancreas was located. I was surprised and shocked especially since this was all as a result of a 

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Quest for the Cures and More

Dear Friends! First, HAPPY SUMMER!  I hope all of you are enjoying this amazing start to what I hope is a beautiful time for you and your family.  Jeff and I celebrate an important life milestone during the month of June — 25 Years of Marriage, and we are heading to Europe — compliments of 

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COUCH-ersations with HealingStrong Network

I have some GOOD NEWS TO SHARE! One thing we all like most about HealingStrong is that we are all in this journey together — volunteers, cancer thrivers, and others looking for education, encouragement, and support.  As our organization evolves into one that is focused on YOU, we will be gathering information from our local 

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