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Sarah DeBord

Sarah DeBord was diagnosed with metastatic colon cancer at age 34. In the years since, she has turned her diagnosis into a calling, and become an advocate for other young adults diagnosed with colorectal cancer and parents with young families facing cancer. She works as a communications and program manager for the Minneapolis-based Colon Cancer Coalition , volunteers her time with the online patient-led support community COLONTOWN , and blogs about her often adventurous experiences of living with chronic cancer at ColonCancerChick.com.
Sarah DeBord
Aside from controlling what happens leading up to my death, I've given a lot of thought and put the wheels in motion for what will happen to me after I die.
Sarah DeBord
To tell or not to tell? That is a question I ask myself at the start of every school year. Do I tell my children's teachers I have cancer?
Sarah DeBord
The search for a clinical trial would turn out to be my most daunting mission yet as a patient with cancer. Here are five important lessons I've learned throughout my search.
Sarah DeBord
A quick scroll through the list of clinical trials made it clear I didn't know enough about my tumor and the mutations that made it unique.
Sarah DeBord
We have to find light in the darkness of cancer not just for ourselves, but for those that will come after us.
Sarah DeBord
I have two perspectives as I look at clinical trials: as the patient needing one and as an advocate encouraging patients to enroll in them. But how can I encourage someone to do something that I personally find so frustrating?
Sarah DeBord
Since being diagnosed with cancer, I can't walk into a grocery story without hearing B.B. King sing "The Thrill is Gone." My relationship with food changed, and I often wonder if we'll ever be able to fall in love again.
Sarah DeBord
Another attempt to help by my friends only brought more work and stress to our home.
Sarah DeBord
The expenses of cancer far extend what is covered by insurance, and the damage it can do can forever alter the life of a young adult with cancer.
Sarah DeBord
As much as patients look forward to the day they can ring the bell or hear they have no evidence of disease, it can also mean they will be sent out on their own to sort through life with the long-term damage of cancer.
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