“Beating Cancer from the Start!”
As a Cancer savior, I know firsthand the unique difficulties patients face along with their families on their road to recovery. I am so thankful for the help
of my family, friends, and caregivers gave me. Those around me tended to my physical, emotional and spiritual needs so much at times that they did
not have time to take care of themselves. It’s not
easy, after all, to lift another person and tend to
their basic needs it can take a total on anyone.
I never drank or smoked, and I never imaged I would get cancer. But once diagnosed my first concern was to find out the steps to beat it. I sat down with my surgeon, and he provided me with clear, honest answers to difficult questions. I was provided me with invaluable information which helped me to move forward with confidence through each stage of my surgery, treatment, and recovery. After my surgery, two rounds of chemotherapy, numerous therapy sessions and 15 months later I beat cancer.
During this process though even with health insurance, I faced financial difficulties. These economic challenges I faced brought additional stress on my family and me because I depended on their help. Besides my wife and family, I received great support from the staff at “Virginia Cancer Specialist Center,” my church members, colleagues, and friends. They often during the process offered beautiful words of encouragement. Their helping hand and kind words helped greatly. And with this determination, comprehensive care and stable support system cancer had no change!
During my recovery, I met many people with insurance struggling financially also,
but at the time I was unable to help them because I was in the same boat. Once cured I knew I needed to find a way to help others avoid the financial stress I did, so I started my company. I knew the struggles and effects of chemotherapy
and radiation and the toll it takes on your body. Worrying and stressed trying to
get well while trying to figure out how to pay bills for me was difficult to do. I did not want anyone else to go through what I went had through. Those adults
suffering from cancer needed help and pledged to help them.
This why your support is important. We want everyone who has cancer to have every opportunity to make a "Full" recovery and with your help this is possible.