Leave Your Mark with Vince Cortese

#0092 - Male Breast Cancer Survivor - Vance Stacks, Jr.

May 26, 2023 Vince Cortese Season 3 Episode 92
Leave Your Mark with Vince Cortese
#0092 - Male Breast Cancer Survivor - Vance Stacks, Jr.
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Join us as we dive into the extraordinary story of Vance Stacks Jr., a native Memphian and breast cancer survivor who has overcome tremendous odds and emerged as a beacon of hope for his community. In this captivating interview, Vance opens up about his personal journey, sharing the highs and lows, and how he found the strength to battle cancer not once, but three times.

Vance's inspiring tale began in 2013 when he received his first cancer diagnosis. At just 48 years old, he underwent his first mastectomy, bravely facing the challenges that lay ahead. After enjoying six years of remission, the cancer returned in 2019, casting a shadow of uncertainty over Vance's life. But he didn't let it break his spirit.

In April 2020, Vance underwent his second surgery and embarked on a grueling chemotherapy regimen. Despite feeling lethargic and drained, his determination to conquer the disease never wavered. And when the cancer resurfaced during a routine check-up in December 2020, Vance faced his third surgery and subsequent radiation treatment with unwavering courage.

Today, as of April 29, 2021, Vance Stacks Jr. proudly proclaims himself cancer-free, a testament to his resilience and the power of the human spirit. But his journey doesn't end there. Alongside his battles with cancer, Vance has dedicated himself to giving back to his community, serving as a mentor and lending a helping hand wherever he can.

Outside of his philanthropic endeavors, Vance finds joy in speaking about his life experiences, cruising the open waters, and reconnecting with nature through camping adventures. His zest for life and unwavering optimism inspire those around him, and his story serves as a reminder that no matter the obstacles we face, we can find the strength within ourselves to rise above.

Tune in to this exclusive interview with Vance Stacks Jr. as he shares his remarkable journey of survival, resilience, and the power of hope. Witness the triumph of the human spirit as Vance continues to make a positive impact in Memphis and beyond. Don't miss this opportunity to be inspired and uplifted by the incredible story of a true warrior and survivor.

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