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Summits Podcast Episode 9: Sean Swarner Spreads Hope From The Highest Platform

Sean Swarner battled cancer twice and spent a year in a medically induced coma – all before he was 18 years old. He went on to climb the seven summits, added the North and South Pole for the Explorers Grand Slam (the only cancer survivor ever to do so), and competed in the Ironman Triathlon. […]

Catherine Peachey Fund Awards Gifts To Further Breast Cancer Research

Last week, the Catherine Peachey Fund announced $70K in new gifts to fund breast cancer research in Indiana. “Our whole mission is funding research,” said Program Manager Stephanie Lesher. “W [...]

Summits Podcast Episode 1: Bryan Babb’s Cancer Story

Growing up in Carmel, Indiana, Bryan Babb played pretty much everything – baseball, basketball, football – but there was something about playing quarterback that hooked him early on. “It was [...]

What’s Your Cancer Story? The Summits Podcast Debuts Next Week

When someone is diagnosed with cancer, the people around them share stories – stories of wisdom, stories of courage, and stories of hope. It’s one of the ways we connect with each other, comfor [...]

Lindy Thackston Shares Her Cancer Story To Give Others A Fighting Chance

For Lindy Thackston, life before cancer was busy, fulfilling, and free. She was juggling three dream jobs – morning news anchor at FOX59, public address announcer for the Indianapolis Motor Speed [...]

Bargersville Girl Sells Scrunchies To Support Kids With Cancer

Cancer crept into Brooklyn’s life at an early age. At 7 years old, her best friend, Addison, was diagnosed with an inoperable DIPG (Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma) tumor. “They were in first [...]

The Heroes Foundation: How One Man’s Battle Became Everyone’s Battle

In the year 2000, Vince Todd Jr. was 26 years old and newly married to his college sweetheart. He and Cindy were settled in Indianapolis and they were thinking about starting a family. Life was goi [...]