Raising Awareness of Appendix Cancer

July 18, 2014 8:32 PM

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Raising Awareness of Appendix Cancer

Christina Applegate. Melissa Etheridge. Robin Roberts. The list goes on and on for celebrities who have successfully and publicly battled breast cancer. But not every cancer has a celebrity face to it or a specific ribbon worn on a designated month out of the year. There are cancers that don't get the level of funding that larger cancers receive, and sadly, kill thousands of people each year.

I'm talking about the cancer that I have been battling for three years: appendix cancer. Up until this year, the only celebrity associated with this disease was Audrey Hepburn, who bravely lost her fight in 1993. Recently, another famed person shared his appendix cancer story publicly, ESPN anchor S...

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