Cancer Warrior

Strength Stories

Read the stories shared by people around the world who wear and share Traveling Pendants.

Pendant #1,426 – Comfort

I received my beautiful silver "Strength for the Journey" pendant from my best friend Joan. She has been by my side for so many illnesses throughout my life. Most recently my breast cancer,...

Pendant #403 – Live Life Fully

Several years ago when I was diagnosed with Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, I was really surprised--I felt fine and had the support of my family and great friends. This last six months has been a...

Pendant #1,008 – Keep Going

When I was 5 months pregnant with my 2nd baby I unexpectedly found out I had triple negative breast cancer that had spread to my liver, lungs, bones and brain. I unfortunately had to terminate...

Pendant #880 – Continuing to Fight

Lydia is my 14-year-old niece. I gave her this pendant as she continues to hike through the mountainous, treacherous journey of Ewings Sarcoma bone cancer. She started this journey in 10/22. It...

Pendant #1,041 – Protect Me

On 3/16/23 I went in for a routine mammogram as my husband left for an out of town work trip. Things didn’t go as planned. They saw something suspicious and asked me to head down the hall for an...

Pendant #1,025 – Facing Adversity Head On

On March 29, 2023 , I was diagnosed with  stage 2,  multicentric right breast grade 1 invasive ductal carcinoma with associated grade 2 ductal carcinoma in situ, ER+, PR+, Her2-, Ki67 15-20%. I...

Pendant #434 – Stronger than We Think

This Pendant was gifted to me from a special friend. I was diagnosed with stage 4 grade 3 NET cancer. I recently lost my younger sister from complications of Type 1 diabetes. I love the idea of...

Pendant #260 – Connection is Everything

I received my traveling pendant in 2017 during a cancer scare. This pendant brought me strength and hope in a difficult time. The weight of this pendant around my neck was a beautiful reminder...

Pendant #983 – A Woman’s Will

This pendant was given to me by my future Mother In Law as I start my journey with Stage 4 colon cancer. I am 52, mother of two and grandmother of 2. I was diagnosed with colon cancer after...

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