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Discover Our Story

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OUR VALUES

Compassion, Empowerment, Community, Hope, & Inclusivity

  • Compassion: Our heart is at the core of everything we do. We understand the emotional rollercoaster that comes with a cancer diagnosis, and we're here to walk that path with you. Our commitment to compassion means you're not alone; we're by your side, offering understanding, kindness, and unwavering support.

  • Empowerment: In the face of cancer, we believe in your strength and resilience. Our mission is to empower you with knowledge, resources, and a sense of control over your journey. Together, we'll equip you to make informed decisions and take charge of your well-being.

  • Community: Cancer can feel isolating, but it doesn't have to be. At Fighting Cancer Today, we've created a warm and welcoming community where you can connect with others who've been through similar experiences. It's a place where shared stories and unwavering support make you feel part of something bigger.

  • Hope: Hope is a powerful force that lights the way through even the darkest days. We're here to fan the flames of hope in your heart. With us, you'll find inspiration, encouragement, and the belief that brighter days are ahead, no matter how tough the journey.

  • Inclusivity: Our doors are open to everyone, regardless of your background or circumstances. We celebrate diversity and believe in the strength of our differences. You belong here, and we're committed to ensuring that you feel valued and included in our mission.

OUR MISSION

We Provide Support For Cancer Patients & Their Families

Our mission is simple but powerful: to stand beside every woman, child, and family affected by cancer, offering a helping hand, a caring heart, and a relentless commitment to their well-being. We believe in facing cancer head-on, armed with love, compassion, and resources that ease the burdens of this challenging journey.

OUR VISION

Changing The Way Cancer Patients & Their Families Are Supported

Our vision is a world where cancer is not only defeated in the medical arena but where the emotional and financial burdens it imposes are lifted for every woman, child, and family.

We strive for a future where no one faces the daunting journey of cancer alone, where support, compassion, and resources are readily available to light the path to recovery.

Together, we envision a world where the fight against cancer is met with unwavering love, strength, and unity, ensuring that every life touched by this disease is filled with hope and resilience.

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MEET OUR

FOUNDER & CEO

"Cancer entered my life when I was just 29, an age filled with dreams, not nightmares. It blindsided me, leaving me grappling with the urgency of health advocacy. A year of waiting turned into a stage 4 breast cancer diagnosis in 2019, and my world crumbled.

 

Yes, I had the love and support of my family and close friends, but I needed something more. In the face of this relentless foe, I was struck by the harsh reality that I hadn't just been fighting for my health; I'd been fighting alone. Amidst the chaos of treatments, appointments, and uncertainty, I found myself longing for more than just medical care. I craved understanding, support, and the reassuring hand of someone who had walked this path before.

 

It was during my darkest moments that I realized my purpose extended far beyond my own survival. It was a calling to ensure that no other woman, child, or family would endure the isolation and despair that had become my constant companion.

 

From this place of shared suffering and empathy, Fighting Cancer Today was born. It's a testament to the resilience of the human spirit, the warmth of community, and the unwavering strength we find when we stand together.

 

Fighting Cancer Today isn't just an organization; it's a lifeline. It's the embodiment of hope, compassion, and unity in the face of adversity. It's a promise that no one should ever walk the treacherous road of cancer alone.

 

Join us, and let's ensure that no one hears the words 'You have cancer' without also hearing 'You have a community of warriors who will stand by your side through every battle, every tear, and every triumph.'"


Cierra Johnson

MEET OUR TEAM
Board of Directors

Our organization consists of a team of cancer patients, survivors, and caregivers. Through our experiences and the shared experiences of others, we saw the need for additional support after leaving the cancer treatment center for both the patient and the caregiver. We saw the importance of supporting the entire community of the cancer patient. Fighting Cancer Today was created to bridge the gap between the treatment patients receive versus the support needed when home.

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Cierra Johnson
Founder & CEO

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Katie Roster
Patient Advocacy Director

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Anita Johnson
Co-Founder & COO

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Denny Maggos
Board Member

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Tequia Williams
Board Member

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Daryl Johnson

Board Member

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