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  1. Francine's story


    My father, who was a general practitioner before he retired, was with me when we heard the official report of the neurologist. Afterwards, sitting in the car, he had to digest the fact that both his son and daughter had multiple sclerosis.

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  2. Anatoly's story


    I was looking for my friend, he has motor neuron disease (also known as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis - ALS) from working for Chernobyl nuclear station crash removal.

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  3. Bill's story

    When the US Food and Drug Administration announced in May 2017 that a new drug had been approved for the treatment of ALS, my father and I were thrilled.

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  4. Bernard's story


    Bernard is a successful entrepreneur. He's tall, well dressed, with salt and pepper hair and a wry grin. He loves his family and is a golf fanatic.

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  5. Abigail's story


     Abigail was diagnosed with head and neck cancer. She tried various forms of chemotherapy straight away, but they kept failing.

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  6. Hein's story


    Hein Jamboers was diagnosed with melanoma in 2009.

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  7. Garmt's story


    In July 2013, Garmt van Soest returned home from a week of kitesurfing, ready to get stuck into some new projects at work and prepare a wedding speech for one of his best friends, Paul.

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  8. Mirjam's story


    In March 2014, at the age of 39, Mirjam was diagnosed with B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma (an aggressive fast-growing cancer).

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  9. Vito's story


    My mother was diagnosed with lung cancer and had been treated with a standard chemotherapy combination therapy and Xalkori (crizotinib), the other first in class before Alecensa...

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  10. Danny's story


    In March 2014, Danny had just become a father for the second time when he was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer in his liver.

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  11. Anatoly's Story

    This is Anatoly's own story of 'helping a hero'

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  12. The story of Danny van Brenk - Cancer fighter

    There were no more treatments left for Danny van Brenk in the Netherlands. His cancer had metastasized and untreatable. They could treat him in New York however. But the treatments are expensive.

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