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Voices Against Brain Cancer Commends Family For Remaining Positive Despite Three Cancer Diagnoses
Date:6/15/2013

New York, NY (PRWEB) June 15, 2013

On June 15, Voices Against Brain Cancer, an organization dedicated to brain cancer research and advocacy, commends a family for remaining positive and continuously supporting each other despite receiving three different cancer diagnoses since 1997.

According to an article published in the Canon City Daily Record, Sandi Allen and her husband, Bud, walked in support of their daughter, Darci Strait, in the Orchard of Hope’s 13th annual Walk for Hope in Colorado this past Saturday. Strait, 56, was diagnosed with brain cancer and lung cancer this past November. She had made the decision to get checked when her sense of perception was off and she was suffering severe headaches. MRI results revealed she had seven brain lesions and a chest X-ray found a tumor in her lung. In the past 7 months, she has undergone 14 full-brain radiation treatments, chemotherapy on the tumor in her lung, and one treatment of CyberKnife. She is not in remission yet but is feeling “extremely lucky.”

Strait’s parents, Sandi and Bud Allen, founded the Orchard of Hope Foundation in 2001 with two other couples with the goal of “helping to improve the quality of life for cancer champions in Fremont County.” The nonprofit was created after Sandi successfully conquered her battle with breast cancer in 1997 and Bud successfully battled prostate cancer about 5 years ago. Now they’re focus is to support their daughter.

Sandi says she and her extended family formed ‘Darci’s Team’ to walk in this year’s Walk f
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