Category Archives: Cancer Heroes

Cancer Heroes are stories of dynamic men and women who have seen cancer up close and have found a way to draw closer to Christ through their journey. Whether in treatment or post treatment, a cancer survivor or a loved one or a person who has played a significant role in the cancer community, these individuals are heroes in the truest since of the word.

Elle’s Story

Our Cancer Companion support group at Dardenne Presbyterian Church is getting to watch an amazing story of a young Mom with a strong faith being led by God in her battle with stage 4 colorectal cancer.  Her name is Elle … Continue reading

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KEPR NEWS: Cancer Companion program giving hope, support to community

KENNEWICK, Wash. — There’s a newly formed group to support people in the community who have cancer, had cancer or knows someone with cancer. Bethlehem Lutheran Church now has what are called Cancer Companions.   They’re trained volunteers to help guide … Continue reading

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Cancer Hero: Doris Abdullah- Cancer Companion Volunteer

This article from the Atlantic Northeast District Church of the Brethren shares how Cancer Companions has personally affected both the life of Doris Abdullah and those she ministers to.  Doris is a Cancer Companion from the Brooklyn Church of the … Continue reading

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The Steve Garner Memorial Fund: a Cancer Hero, Cancer Companion and Stem Cell Transplant Survivor

Steve Garner honored all of us at Cancer Companions by sharing his heart and his story to give others an intimate view of not only the walk of a stem cell transplant survivor but of a man who saw the … Continue reading

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Cancer Hero: Lymphoma Cancer Caregiver Irene Coats

I never heard that word much before I got Cancer, then it became a word I heard a lot and a name I counted on to help me through OUR JOURNEY- our journey because we both needed to fight this … Continue reading

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Cancer Hero: Roxanne Rohlfing

Cancer Hero: Prostate Cancer Caregiver Roxanne Rohlfing Adoring Wife, Loving mom and Grandmom, Prostate Cancer Caregiver and Amazing Christian Woman Roxanne Rohlfing is the new Interim Cancer Companions St Louis Region Representative!!

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Cancer Hero: John McAlpin

John McAlpin Cancer Survivor and Cancer Center Volunteer Now here is a man who has decided to HUG his way through cancer.  Click on the link below to see the full video, this is a great story… 🙂   http://www.cbsnews.com/videos/nebraska-man-undergoing-chemo-helps-cancer-patients-in-time-of-need/

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Cancer Hero: Stomach Cancer Survivor and Cancer Companion Wayne Martin

  Wayne is an wonderful friend from Weddington UMC in Charlotte with a huge heart for touching the lives of people coping with cancer.  Read on to discover how the Lord can bring comfort into difficult times in the most … Continue reading

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CANCER HERO: Cancer Companion and Caregiver Roxanne Rohlfing

When a loved one is diagnosed with cancer, there is a whirlwind of emotions leaving caregivers physically exhausted and emotionally drained.  Roxanne Rohlfing shares the powerful impact of her feelings and how she took them to the Lord.  An amazing … Continue reading

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SOUL4THECHICKENSOUP

A WORD FROM A CANCER COMPANIONS PASTOR Pastor Dan Held Sulphur Grove United Methodist Huber Heights, OH SOUL4THECHICKENSOUP   As a Pastor, I have run the gamut in my limited tenure from singing classic hymns of the church to singing … Continue reading

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