Menu Close

Patient Stories

Daiquan’s Story

Daiquan's Story

I’m 24 now but I was only 23 when I got diagnosed with a rare cancer called Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Nasopharynx. Update: December 17,…

Azucena’s Story

Azucena's Story

A Daughter’s Testimony of Hope and Gratitude, by Mylene Juan Sunday, July 13, 2008: For two years, my mom’s lump on her breast had grown, becoming…

Joe’s Story

Joe Elliot

Update: Joe passed away in late November 2014. It is always hard to receive this kind of news. In his story Joe refers to us…

Mary’s Story

Mary Santos

Thyroid Cancer I just retired July 2013. Two weeks later, after a routine physical exam, I was diagnosed with thyroid cancer. My doctor had telephoned…

Mike’s Story

Mike Miller

Mike Miller: Giving Memories to His Children Mike Miller, 44 years old, from North Carolina, was diagnosed with Stage IV pancreatic cancer in May 2003,…

Angeles’ Story

Angeles Gerardo

It’s a tumor, a giant cell tumor. Those are words I will never forget. I still remember THAT morning when the orthopedic surgeon gave me…

Vickie’s Story

Vickie Stauf

Written by her husband Mike Where do I begin to tell you about the journey that my Angel, Vickie, took us on.  February of 2012,…

Scott’s Story

Scott

Sadly, on February 24, 2010 Scott passed away from complications due to his disease. He was a Lazarex patient and friend for over two years.…

Barry’s Story

Barry Gordon

Barry Gordon, 63, of Colorado, was diagnosed with osteosarcoma in February 2009. It is a very unusual disease for an adult to contract. Barry is…

April’s Story

April's story

April’s Story, written by her husband John Let me tell you about my wife, April. She is a young woman who stole my heart and…