Cancer Progress Report 2016 Survivors

The goal of cancer research is to provide benefit for cancer survivors and their loved ones. Please read the courageous stories below from a variety of cancer survivors, and to learn how we are transforming patient care by making research count for patients and survivors.


The Honorable Roy Blunt

Renal and Prostate Cancer
U.S. Senator for Missouri


The Honorable Donald M. Payne, Jr.

Colorectal Cancer Awareness Advocate
U.S. Representative for New Jersey


Stephen Herz

Multiple Myeloma
West Babylon, New York


Philip Prichard

Kidney Cancer
Memphis, Tennessee


Bob Ribbans

Melanoma
Ringoes, New Jersey


Dave Maddison

Bladder Cancer
Bishopsteignton, United Kingdom


Ginger Tam

Lung Cancer
Northfield, Illinois


Nancy McGuire

Leiomyosarcoma
Great Falls, Virginia


Luke Theodosiades

Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
Swarthmore, Pennsylvania


Harrison McKinion

Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
Wake Forest, North Carolina


Brian Parkinson

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
Milan, Illinois

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