survivor


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survivor

(sŭr-vīv′ĕr)
An individual who has experienced a serious illness or injury and lived through it (and/or its treatment). In the U.S., for example, in 2005 there were more than 10 million people living after the diagnosis and treatment of cancer.
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SOUTHERN ILLINOIS -- Local cancer survivors and their caregivers will take the celebratory first lap and will be honored with a reception at the annual American Cancer Society Relay For Life Festival of Hope combining Gallatin, Saline, Williamson and Franklin counties on Saturday, July 20 at The Pavilion in Marion.
The Good Survivor is someone I've never met in person, because they don't exist.
Janine Rennie of charity Wellbeing Scotland, which delivers the In Care Survivor Service Scotland, which offers counselling to adults who were abused in childhood, said: "The survivors we work with have been waiting for justice for decades.
Thanks to ICanServe Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to the early detection of breast cancer, Paluca, who is now a cancer survivor, found comfort and refuge in other women likewise battling cancer.
As #MeToo has motivated more and more survivors to come forward, there is an urgent need for Arizona to develop the infrastructure to ensure all sexual assault survivors have access to services in their communities.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- A new study finds that air pollution significantly increases the risk of hospitalizations for young cancer survivors.
This makes lifelong surveillance critical - being considered a 'cancer survivor' does not tell you how well the individual is doing,' Osazuwa-Peters said.
Dan Hett and Figen Murray, the brother and mother of Manchester bombing victim Martyn Hett; Paralympian and 7/7 survivor Martine Wiltshire; and Tunisia resort shooting survivor Gina Van Dort are also involved.
Because these extra funds can mean the difference between living in poverty and relative comfort for many clients, advisors must educate clients in advance about the proactive steps that must be taken in order to maximize potential Social Security survivor benefits upon the death of a spouse.
--Sheila White, sex trafficking survivor, on behalf of the U.S.
"(http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/live-feed/survivor-game-changers-finale-preview-1006875) Survivor: Game Changers " host Jeff Probst recently shed light on something that has never happened on the hit reality TV show.