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Satinka’s Story

Satinka

Satinka Stiles is a 37 year old mother of 4 young girls. She was diagnosed with a very rare bone cancer in November 2008. The…

Barbara’s Story

Barbara with her mom, also a cancer survivor

As Strong as They Come Barbara Jones is grateful for every day. Even after a year of clinical trials, she lives life fully. Prior to…

Kevin’s Story

Kevin

My name is Kevin Herring. I was diagnosed with acute lymphocytic leukemia five days after my 23rd birthday and was originally given a thirty percent…

Helene’s Story

Helene

My name is Helene and I am 50 years old. I was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2008. At the time, I was a full…

Ian’s Story

Ian

Written By Ian’s Mother, Karen, In March 2006 It started as pain in his right leg, just below knee upon running the mile at school…

Jessica’s Story

Jessica

My name is Jessica Marriott. I am a Graduate Enrollment Counselor at a private university in Southern California. I work with international students entering the…

Victoria’s Story

Victoria

April 8, 2013 We recently learned from Victoria’s husband Andy that “Victoria went to meet our Lord” on Friday, April 5, 2013. The Lazarex staff…

Chris’ Story

Chris

Written By Chris’ Mom, Rose, On March 11, 2008 Christopher Wree (24), passed away at Santa Monica (UCLA) Hospital in California on March 10, 2008.…

Marcela’s Story

Marcela

I am thankful for all that Lazarex Cancer Foundation has done for me!  I received help from Lazarex when I was struggling the most. A…

Carolyn’s Story

Carolyn

A dedicated nurse, Carolyn works tirelessly, helping patients receiving anesthesia feel more comfortable. Her work often takes her on the road, sometimes traveling from Florida…