Lori Luedtke

Lori Luedtke is a native Texan but has lived in Florida since 1996. She is married and has one biological son and two stepchildren. Lori was diagnosed with terminal brain cancer glioblastoma (GBM) grade 4 in May 2012. After doctors gave her a prognosis of two months, she participated in Standard of Care which consisted of radiation and chemotherapy and took part in a clinical trial at Moffitt Hospital in Tampa, FL.

Lori has produced a testimonial documentary, travels the US speaking about hope and inspiration, and created a blog where she talks about how her Christian beliefs have helped her not only deal with her cancer but also inspire others who either have this deadly disease or have a loved one who is dealing with cancer.

Celebrating The Mini-Victories Along The Way

July 19, 2020

It's important to celebrate the mini-victories along the cancer journey, whether it's with your favorite food or a small parade.

Being Prepared for Cancer

December 11, 2019

Friends would often ask me why I was doing all this running and biking. I had no answer for them. Now, looking back, I know that God was preparing me for the biggest race of my life: my cancer journey!

Say Something: What to Do and Say When a Loved One Has Cancer

July 10, 2019

As I have gone through this cancer journey, I have realized that people don’t know what to say or do when a loved one has cancer. I can speak out on my firsthand experiences and offer some advice.