This 30-year-old mother of two is the latest in a long line of women in her family to battle breast cancer. How will this young mother and former pageant queen balance her career, her marriage and her children while enduring cancer treatment? Will her inspiring courage and her husband by her side be enough to fight her family's oldest adversary?
25-year-old, Cherysse Daniels, knows adversity and suffering all too well. At birth, she was diagnosed with spina bfida and has spent her life trying to manage this debilitating condition. Now she is fighting for her life once again. She was diagnosed with acute myelogenous leukemia (AML) and needs a stem cell transplant to survive. Could her younger brother be a match?
Bill the "Bull" Bradford is no stranger to a challenge. The 78-year-old is a former executive at Halliburton where he engineered one of the largest stock mergers in US history. He is now facing a new opponent at the bargaining table—an incurable cancer known as follicular lymphoma. He has enlisted in a clinical trial, but will the treatment help him overcome an enemy that is undefeated?
Michael D. Grant, MD
Dr. Michael Grant is a surgical oncologist on the medical staff at Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas who specializes in diseases of the breast. He is board certified in general surgery with extensive, specialized training in breast surgery. He participates in numerous clinical trials and is the author of many noted publications in the field of breast cancer treatment and prevention.
Alan M. Miller, MD, PhD
Dr. Alan Miller is the chief of oncology at Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas and for the Baylor Health Care System. He is also the medical director of the Baylor Charles A. Sammons Center at Dallas. Dr. Miller's research and clinical activity have focused on blood and stem cell regulation, and he has published numerous articles in peer-reviewed journals on these subjects.
Barry Cooper, MD
Dr. Barry Cooper specializes in medical oncology and hematology on the medical staff at Baylor Charles A. Sammons Cancer Center. He received his medical degree from Johns Hopkins University and completed fellowships at the National Institutes of Health and the Peter Bent Brigham Hospital at Harvard Medical School.
Edward Agura, MD
Dr. Edward Agura is the medical director of bone marrow transplant at Baylor Charles A. Sammons Cancer Center at Dallas. He specializes in blood and marrow transplantation and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine and a subspecialty board certified in hematology and oncology.
Tony Martinez, Director and Writer
Martinez is a distinguished award-winning documentary filmmaker and television news coach. He received a George Foster Peabody award and three national Emmys as director/producer of ESPN's acclaimed SportsCentury series. Martinez is a note performance and storytelling coach who trains television journalists in performance, writing and producing.
Kevin Spivey, Director of Photography and Editor
A talented post-production editor, Mr. Spivey has directed over 2,000 live programs including NFL Dallas Cowboys preseason games, MLB Texas Rangers, concerts and corporate conventions. In 1990, Spivey helped create Reunion Production Company, a subsidiary of the Dallas Mavericks. In today's ever-evolving digital world, Mr. Spivey is a talented storyteller and coach.