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    Patient Visits at Moffitt Cancer Center

    Today, I had the opportunity to visit with 17 young adults who are currently battling cancer at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, FL. The thing that stuck out to me most was the amount of fighters who were in their rooms alone. Completely alone.   Read More...

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    I'm Madison!

    I believe that time is the second most valuable thing in the entire world, and you're spending some of yours reading this post and checking out our new blog- thank you. This week, our team gets to post introductions (which are my favorite). I love people and I love their stories, so feel free to comment yours below so we can "meet".My name's Madison, which causes a great divide between my friends.   Read More...

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    Welcome to the New Blog Space!

    Hey, Madison here! Welcome to our new space!As you know, Spark the Way exists to serve young adults (ages 18-39) affected by cancer- the fighters, survivors, and caregivers. Even though there are 72,000 of us that end up diagnosed with the disease every single year, the lack of support is real.   Read More...

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    Still Waters Cancer Retreat: Part A

    Last year, I ended up on this really cool trip for young adults affected by cancer. I met people that I'm going to know forever and made memories that I'll actually remember. It was an amazing week, but I came home thinking...   Read More...

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    Christmas in July

    Meet Annie Boss (yes, that's her real last name!), one of the most joyful, smiley, caring, loving, and powerful human beings that I've ever met..."I was diagnosed with a synovial sarcoma in my left foot, just six years after I had lost my dad to his short battle with chondrosarcoma. I was diagnosed at the very end of my first year of my masters program in physician assistant studies. I spent last summer undergoing radiation treatment, and ended the summer with a tumor resection surgery.   Read More...

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    MD Anderson with Amy

    In March of this year, I was introduced to a spectacular woman who goes by the name of Amy Wright. Amy is 32 and has found herself in her third battle against cancer. She was first diagnosed with ovarian cancer in 2014 and then 6 months later, diagnosed with endometrial cancer.   Read More...

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    Spark Spotlight on Jordan Cook

    Another win for social media! A few weeks ago, I was bouncin' around Instagram and stumbled upon this post on Maria Taylor, analyst and host for ESPN and the SEC Network,  page:From there, I was able to message Jordan and, eventually, hop on the phone with her. This girl is cool, ya'll!   Read More...

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