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Live Strong - Inspirational Stories from Cancer Survivors-from Diagnosis to Treatment and Beyond

The Lance Armstrong Foundation

Since the now ubiquitous LIVESTRONG™ wristbands became available in May 2004, the Lance Armstrong Foundation has raised more than $50 million for cancer survivorship programs, and the signature phrase has become a battle cry for those who fight the disease every day. Now, the Lance Armstrong Foundation has compiled, from hours of videotaped interviews, poignant and dramatic personal accounts from cancer survivors. Covering a wide range of subjects, from grief to spousal relationships, employment discrimination to coping with medical bills, infertility to fear of recurrence, survivors share their experiences and speak candidly about how cancer has impacted their lives. For twenty-four-year-old Amy it's how her illness changed her relationship with her parents. Mike, a male survivor of breast cancer, talks about gender stereotypes and genetic testing. And Eric, the father of a five-year-old survivor of a brain tumor, recalls how friends and strangers helped his family with financial issues and how the experience brought him and his wife closer together. While heartbreaking at times, these powerfully honest stories are ultimately uplifting and extremely reassuring to patients and their families. They offer the wisdom and hope that only survivors can give. LiveStrong is a remarkable testament to the resilience of the human spirit. From the introduction by Lance Armstrong: My work with the LAF shows me daily that sharing our stories and learning from one another's experiences helps us cancer survivors continue to survive. Some people think the cancer experience is only about the diagnosis and treatment of cancer, as if after the disease goes into remission, it no longer exists. But survivorship goes beyond remission. Survivorship is an evolution. From the Hardcover edition.

Since the now ubiquitous LIVESTRONG™ wristbands became available in May 2004, the Lance Armstrong Foundation has raised more than $50 million for cancer survivorship programs, and the signature phrase has become a battle cry for those who fight the disease every day. Now, the Lance Armstrong Foundation has compiled, from hours of videotaped interviews, poignant and dramatic personal accounts from cancer survivors. Covering a wide range of subjects, from grief to spousal relationships, employment discrimination to coping with medical bills, infertility to fear of recurrence, survivors share their experiences and speak candidly about how cancer has impacted their lives. For twenty-four-year-old Amy it's how her illness changed her relationship with her parents. Mike, a male survivor of breast cancer, talks about gender stereotypes and genetic testing. And Eric, the father of a five-year-old survivor of a brain tumor, recalls how friends and strangers helped his family with financial issues and how the experience brought him and his wife closer together. While heartbreaking at times, these powerfully honest stories are ultimately uplifting and extremely reassuring to patients and their families. They offer the wisdom and hope that only survivors can give. LiveStrong is a remarkable testament to the resilience of the human spirit. From the introduction by Lance Armstrong: My work with the LAF shows me daily that sharing our stories and learning from one another's experiences helps us cancer survivors continue to survive. Some people think the cancer experience is only about the diagnosis and treatment of cancer, as if after the disease goes into remission, it no longer exists. But survivorship goes beyond remission. Survivorship is an evolution. From the Hardcover edition.
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Since the now ubiquitous LIVESTRONG™ wristbands became available in May 2004, the Lance Armstrong Foundation has raised more than $50 million for cancer survivorship programs, and the signature phrase has become a battle cry for those who fight the disease every day. Now, the Lance Armstrong Foundation has compiled, from hours of videotaped interviews, poignant and dramatic personal accounts from cancer survivors. Covering a wide range of subjects, from grief to spousal relationships, employment discrimination to coping with medical bills, infertility to fear of recurrence, survivors share their experiences and speak candidly about how cancer has impacted their lives. For twenty-four-year-old Amy it's how her illness changed her relationship with her parents. Mike, a male survivor of breast cancer, talks about gender stereotypes and genetic testing. And Eric, the father of a five-year-old survivor of a brain tumor, recalls how friends and strangers helped his family with financial issues and how the experience brought him and his wife closer together. While heartbreaking at times, these powerfully honest stories are ultimately uplifting and extremely reassuring to patients and their families. They offer the wisdom and hope that only survivors can give. LiveStrong is a remarkable testament to the resilience of the human spirit. From the introduction by Lance Armstrong: My work with the LAF shows me daily that sharing our stories and learning from one another's experiences helps us cancer survivors continue to survive. Some people think the cancer experience is only about the diagnosis and treatment of cancer, as if after the disease goes into remission, it no longer exists. But survivorship goes beyond remission. Survivorship is an evolution. From the Hardcover edition.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Various

Length:

8h 34m


Chapters

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03:35

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

03:34


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

02:30


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

03:41


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

03:54


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

03:34


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

04:19


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

03:12


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

04:47


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

03:30


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

03:38


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

03:57


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

03:32


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

03:49


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

04:25


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

04:30


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

03:53


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

03:45


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

01:45


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

03:56


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

04:40


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

02:46


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

04:19


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

04:13


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

04:08


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

04:35


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

03:32


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

03:52


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

03:38


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

04:02


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

03:57


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

04:15


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

02:24


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

03:50


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

04:01


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

03:25


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

01:46


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

03:05


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

04:34


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

04:02


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

03:42


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

01:25


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

03:34


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

04:16


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

04:10


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

04:32


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

03:49


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

04:21


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

03:30


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

04:00


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

03:28


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

04:13


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

02:19


Chapter 53
Chapter 53

04:18


Chapter 54
Chapter 54

03:35


Chapter 55
Chapter 55

03:38


Chapter 56
Chapter 56

04:30


Chapter 57
Chapter 57

03:20


Chapter 58
Chapter 58

04:06


Chapter 59
Chapter 59

03:33


Chapter 60
Chapter 60

04:07


Chapter 61
Chapter 61

03:25


Chapter 62
Chapter 62

03:57


Chapter 63
Chapter 63

03:32


Chapter 64
Chapter 64

04:03


Chapter 65
Chapter 65

03:51


Chapter 66
Chapter 66

04:04


Chapter 67
Chapter 67

01:48


Chapter 68
Chapter 68

03:31


Chapter 69
Chapter 69

03:06


Chapter 70
Chapter 70

04:17


Chapter 71
Chapter 71

00:46


Chapter 72
Chapter 72

03:36


Chapter 73
Chapter 73

04:13


Chapter 74
Chapter 74

03:26


Chapter 75
Chapter 75

01:54


Chapter 76
Chapter 76

03:58


Chapter 77
Chapter 77

04:33


Chapter 78
Chapter 78

03:34


Chapter 79
Chapter 79

03:50


Chapter 80
Chapter 80

04:10


Chapter 81
Chapter 81

03:52


Chapter 82
Chapter 82

03:24


Chapter 83
Chapter 83

04:12


Chapter 84
Chapter 84

03:33


Chapter 85
Chapter 85

04:34


Chapter 86
Chapter 86

03:43


Chapter 87
Chapter 87

04:24


Chapter 88
Chapter 88

04:02


Chapter 89
Chapter 89

03:54


Chapter 90
Chapter 90

03:54


Chapter 91
Chapter 91

03:58


Chapter 92
Chapter 92

02:49


Chapter 93
Chapter 93

03:27


Chapter 94
Chapter 94

03:47


Chapter 95
Chapter 95

04:29


Chapter 96
Chapter 96

04:04


Chapter 97
Chapter 97

03:33


Chapter 98
Chapter 98

04:09


Chapter 99
Chapter 99

03:38


Chapter 100
Chapter 100

03:52


Chapter 101
Chapter 101

01:55


Chapter 102
Chapter 102

04:16


Chapter 103
Chapter 103

04:30


Chapter 104
Chapter 104

03:25


Chapter 105
Chapter 105

04:06


Chapter 106
Chapter 106

03:56


Chapter 107
Chapter 107

03:58


Chapter 108
Chapter 108

03:56


Chapter 109
Chapter 109

03:48


Chapter 110
Chapter 110

03:45


Chapter 111
Chapter 111

03:59


Chapter 112
Chapter 112

01:16


Chapter 113
Chapter 113

03:45


Chapter 114
Chapter 114

04:24


Chapter 115
Chapter 115

04:22


Chapter 116
Chapter 116

03:34


Chapter 117
Chapter 117

03:30


Chapter 118
Chapter 118

03:24


Chapter 119
Chapter 119

01:31


Chapter 120
Chapter 120

04:11


Chapter 121
Chapter 121

02:35


Chapter 122
Chapter 122

03:44


Chapter 123
Chapter 123

04:11


Chapter 124
Chapter 124

04:06


Chapter 125
Chapter 125

03:57


Chapter 126
Chapter 126

02:04


Chapter 127
Chapter 127

03:19


Chapter 128
Chapter 128

03:44


Chapter 129
Chapter 129

03:39


Chapter 130
Chapter 130

04:24


Chapter 131
Chapter 131

04:19


Chapter 132
Chapter 132

02:00


Chapter 133
Chapter 133

04:29


Chapter 134
Chapter 134

03:42


Chapter 135
Chapter 135

03:31


Chapter 136
Chapter 136

03:44


Chapter 137
Chapter 137

03:46


Chapter 138
Chapter 138

03:59


Chapter 139
Chapter 139

04:05


Chapter 140
Chapter 140

02:48


Chapter 141
Chapter 141

00:21