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Cancer Patients Getting Chemo Will Feel Much More Comfortable Thanks To The Work Of One Of Their Own

He calls the days he goes into chemotherapy "game days," but for Alex Niles, the process does anything but pump him up. After his stage IV gastric cancer diagnosis at 30 years old, the treatments began, and so did the discomfort. Like many cancer patients, Alex quickly started undergoing his chemo, which entails a port that is put on the right-hand side of the person's chest for four hours. Ports became a more viable option as the alternative method, IVs began to wear on patient's veins. -- Read more @ A Plus

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From Cancer to Kickstarter: The Personal Story Behind CUREWEAR

At 30 years old, Alex Niles was living his dream. The youth soccer star had turned his talents into a Division I scholarship at Drexel University, and his post-college life as an investment banker at Merrill Lynch had him set up well for life. He was happy, healthy, active, and living and enjoying life in New York City. -- See More @ NBC News

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Treatment Together

Life is complicated. Life after a cancer diagnosis is even more complicated. It can hit you hard, so hard that you find yourself gasping for air. It is never something you can be prepared for, and it leaves you confused, puzzled, and disoriented. What do I do? What is next? How do I tell my family and friends? Scenarios and situations run rampant in your head. -- Read more @ Huffington Post

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Humor for Hope

Not long after I was diagnosed with Stage IV gastric cancer, I was introduced to someone who has become special in my life. Her name is Natalie. She arrived when I wasn't thinking about girls or meeting anyone new. I can't remember the last time that was the case, but since becoming a part of my life she has really gotten under my skin.   -- Read more @ Huffington Post

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NY Giant Mark Herzlich Talks Beating Cancer LIVE

New York Giants linebacker Mark Herzlich fought Ewing's sarcoma while he was a linebacker at Boston College. In his new book "What It Takes," Herzlich explains how his love of the game helped him beat cancer. He joins us with other athlete survivors. Watch @ Huff Post Live

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