Born to serve: from Desert Storm to rare disease warrior

Born to serve: from Desert Storm to rare disease warrior

This week’s blog is written by Dan Shockley, a retired U.S Navy Veteran who served in Operation’s Desert Storm, Endurance and Iraqi Freedom. In 2012, at the age of 51, Dan received a diagnosis of a rare gene mutation, attenuated familial adenomatous polyposis (AFAP). This life-changing event spurred Dan on to become a rare disease expert and colon-cancer ambassador, sharing his experiences in an effort to encourage and inspire fellow rare disease patients.  

The London Marathon: My Story

In this weeks blog, Stuart Brien shares his story of running in the London Marathon for Findacure, on Sunday 23rd April.  Well, the day finally arrived and I was up early and ready to go. A hearty breakfast of porridge and banana, and I was on my way to Greenwich to...