David and Josie: What Cancer Can’t Take Away from Us

Advocacy Groups | <b>KidneyCAN</b>

For this month’s Community Spotlight, KidneyCAN spoke to David Roy and Josie Garcia-Roy, both California natives living and working in the Los Angeles area.

For this month’s Community Spotlight, KidneyCAN spoke to David Roy and Josie Garcia-Roy, both California natives living and working in the Los Angeles area.

David is 37 years old and the co-founder and Chief Client Officer for a digital marketing agency. Josie is an analytics supervisor at a marketing agency. They enjoy an active lifestyle that includes traveling, hiking, and exercising.

David explains that a kidney cancer diagnosis, which came just months after their wedding, upended the newlyweds’ original plans to buy a house and start a family.

“You don’t expect to go through this in your thirties. I was diagnosed with a rare subtype of kidney cancer: Xp11 translocation renal cell carcinoma.” Read more here to get David and Josie’s inspiring advice to patients.