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  1. Through Dani Urman, Jim Valvano's cause lives on

    Christopher Parish

    As part of Jimmy V Week, which benefits the V Foundation for Cancer Research, we bring you the story of Dani Urman. The 16-year-old girls' golfer was diagnosed with osteosarcoma, a form of bone cancer. Despite a tumultuous fight with the deadly di...

    Blog | November 30, 2011
  2. Josh Dickerson is a testament to Valvano's message of perseveranc...

    David Auguste

    There was a time when Josh Dickerson's future on the baseball diamond appeared to be in serious jeopardy. Prior to the start of his sophomore year in 2009, Josh, an infielder on the O'Dea baseball team, was diagnosed with rhabdomyosarcoma - a soft...

    Blog | November 30, 2011
  3. Dani Urman embodies Valvano's message

    Susie Arth

    Jim Valvano's illustrious life came to an end before she was even born, yet his message lives on in 16-year-old Dani Urman. Dani, who was diagnosed in January of 2010 with osteosarcoma, a bone cancer that is most common in teens, embodies the late...

    Blog | November 30, 2011
  4. Josh Dickerson back in the batter's box

    Jon Mahoney

    Cancer knocked Josh Dickerson down, but it didn't take long for him to brush himself off and get back in the batter's box.

    Story | Conversation | November 29, 2011
  5. Dani Urman back on course during battle with bone cancer

    Dimity McDowell

    Dani Urman, a 16-year-old junior at Cherry Creek High School (Greenwood Village, Colo.), lost her left knee and femur to a cancer that commonly affects teens, but she never lost her resolve to return to the golf course.

    Story | Conversation | November 29, 2011
  6. To say James Kay recovered from a rare form of kidney cancer is a...

    Jared Zwerling

    To say James Kay recovered from a rare form of kidney cancer is an understatement - now a beastly linebacker, he flat out crushed it.

    Story | Conversation | December 07, 2009
  7. Logan Flannery learned as a high school junior he had Burkitt's l...

    Jon Mahoney

    Logan Flannery learned as a high school junior he had Burkitt's lymphoma, but the diagnosis did little to slow the standout running back

    Story | Conversation | December 02, 2009
  8. Jenna Pilipovich was told two years ago she had cancer. Today, sh...

    Kirstin Olsen

    Jenna Pilipovich was told two years ago she had cancer. Today, she is applying to colleges and believing she "can do anything"

    Story | Conversation | November 25, 2009
  9. Jesuit (Carmichael, Calif.) boys soccer coach Paul Rose wasn't ab...

    Mike Loveday

    Jesuit (Carmichael, Calif.) boys soccer coach Paul Rose wasn't about to let two bouts with cancer keep him from coaching the game he loves

    Story | Conversation | November 25, 2009
  10. Tucker Haas, the 9-year-old leader of the Central York (York, Pen...

    Kirstin Olsen

    Tucker Haas, the 9-year-old leader of the Central York (York, Penn.) football team, approaches every game as if it were his last, and so do the Panthers

    Story | Conversation | November 24, 2009