Author:

Sue Schroder

Like so many, Sue Schroder was an innocent bystander when she was hit by the truck of a cancer diagnosis in November 2009. At the same time she was leaving a career as a journalist that spanned more than 30 years at The Grand Rapids Press, Sue was diagnosed with follicular non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Now in remission, she explores the uncharted territory of living with cancer as a columnist. She stays busy writing, strengthening her French, and improving her Play-Doh skills during trips to Chicago while on active Nana duty.

Sue Schroder

Posts from Sue Schroder

Patient Story

‘Every day is a gift’

After her cancer diagnosis, Kim Tuzzolino discovers the secret to life and happiness.

Patient Story

Cancer survivor dreams of helping sick kids be kids

'The way you live a life bigger than you imagine is when you realize that life isn’t about yourself. It’s about how we can create something together.'

Patient Story

Cancer: A life-changing diagnosis

'I needed to prove to myself this was not going to stop me.'

Patient Story

Melanoma versus the molecular mob

When his cancer came back, Eric Stimac turned to personalized medicine to beat it before it could beat him.

Patient Story

‘A miraculous response’

Don Hendrickson shares how he beat the odds with a targeted strike that kicked his kidney cancer to the curb.

Patient Story

Honorable slam-dunks cancer

'If you know something’s not right, hiding won’t do you any favors.'

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