Standing in Front of the Train: One Man Faces Down Cancer

Standing in Front of the Train: One Man Faces Down Cancer

Ken Richter had a near-dead experience years ago and now, as he faces cancer, he reflects on what he’s learned by facing his own mortality.

What It Was Like to Tell My Sons That I Have Cancer

What It Was Like to Tell My Sons That I Have Cancer

Ken Richter recently had to inform his two young sons that he had been diagnosed with stage-3 cancer. This is what happened.

When Cancer Calls: A Father’s Story

When Cancer Calls: A Father’s Story

Ken Richter is a father who just found out that he has stage 3 cancer. He knows that his disease doesn’t care that he’s a father, but he does.

My Wobbly Bicycle, 17: A Tribute to My Husband

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Poet Fleda Brown’s moving tribute to the man who sees her as beautiful, chemo hat or not.

Why Gilda’s Club Matters – And What I Want You To Do About It

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Gilda was universally loved. She was known as a warm and caring person, and her early death from ovarian cancer in 1989 was shocking and terribly sad.

Staring Down the Barrel

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Until his first round chemotherapy is done, John Taylor feels like he’s staring down the barrel of a gun… There will be no celebration until the follow-up scans show success. Click or boom.