Danielle Ripley-Burgess

Danielle Ripley-Burgess is a two-time colon cancer survivor first diagnosed at age 17, an award-winning communications professional and the author of Blush: How I barely survived 17. She writes and speaks to encourage others that faith can survive. Also, she bakes a really good chocolate chip cookie. Follow her blog at DanielleRipleyBurgess.com or connect on social media at @DanielleisB.

Missing Out on The High School Experience is Painful, But It's Also Survivable

August 04, 2020

A colon cancer survivor reflects on receiving her first diagnosis as a high school student, and offers current students whose academic careers have been altered by COVID-19 some advice on how they'll get through the missed experiences.

Telling Our Stories Makes The Disease Real

July 10, 2020

From cancer to COVID-19, our patient stories can help others take sickness and disease seriously.

One Thing At A Time

June 15, 2020

Multitasking isn't an exact science and its ok, often better, to take things one at a time on the cancer journey.