Posts tagged ‘Sean Kent’


Cancer research: Dodger fans enter the game on ThinkCure! weekend

August 13, 2013 | by
Dr. Stephen Forman and former patient and comedian Sean Kent take the field during ThinkCure! Weekend at Dodger stadium. Proceeds help fund cancer research at City of Hope.
Sean Kent and Ben Teller were cured of Hodgkin lymphoma. Ryan Compton was cured of acute lymphoblastic leukemia. All three embody what City of Hope does best: Saves lives. And all three shared their stories during the sixth annual ThinkCure Weekend at Dodger Stadium. Dr. Stephen J. Forman and former patient and comedian Sean Kent take the field during ThinkCure Weekend at Dodger stadium. Proceeds help fund cancer research at City of Hope. Sean Kent: His ordeal began when he began noticing “lots of little tumors” on his neck. Lacking health insurance, he tried to ignore them. When he…

National Cancer Survivors Day: A celebration – with a goal

June 2, 2013 | by
Today, on National Cancer Survivors Day, we celebrate those who have survived cancer -- and we push hard to ensure that their numbers keep growing.
Put simply, National Cancer Survivors Day is a celebration of life. But when it comes to surviving cancer, nothing is simple. Every survivor is special, every moment is a victory and every story is unique. Today, on National Cancer Survivors Day, we celebrate those who have survived cancer – and we push hard to ensure that their numbers keep growing. Former City of Hope Hodgkin lymphoma patient Sean Kent recently wrote: “Finally, just when it seems you can’t take anymore ‘medicine,’ when the cure is worse than the disease, when you have no veins left…

‘My cancer diagnosis: The glorious ending’ – Sean Kent

January 20, 2013 | by
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One in a series of stories asking former patients to reflect upon their experience … We asked comedian and former Hodgkin lymphoma patient Sean Kent to look back at the time of his diagnosis, and ask himself, what do you know now that you wish you’d known then? What wisdom, soothing words or practical tips, would you give your newly diagnosed self? Comedian and former Hodgkin lymphoma patient Sean Kent with his wife and two daughters. (Photo courtesy of Sean Kent) He responded with so much good advice that we’re posting it in six installments. …

‘My cancer diagnosis: Advocate for your comfort’ – Sean Kent

January 19, 2013 | by
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One in a series of stories asking former patients to reflect upon their experience … We asked comedian and former Hodgkin lymphoma patient Sean Kent to look back at the time of his diagnosis, and ask himself, what do you know now that you wish you’d known then? What wisdom, soothing words or practical tips, would you give your newly diagnosed self? Comedian and former Hodgkin lymphoma patient Sean Kent with his wife and two daughters. (Photo courtesy of Sean Kent) He responded with so much good advice that we’re posting it in six installments. …

‘My cancer diagnosis: Patients/patience’ – Sean Kent

January 18, 2013 | by
Sean Kent
One in a series of stories asking former patients to reflect upon their experience … Comedian and former Hodgkin lymphoma patient Sean Kent with his wife and two daughters. (Photo courtesy of Sean Kent) We asked comedian and former Hodgkin lymphoma patient Sean Kent to look back at the time of his diagnosis, and ask himself, what do you know now that you wish you’d known then? What wisdom, soothing words or practical tips would you give your newly diagnosed self? He responded with so much good advice that we’re posting it in six installments. …

‘My cancer diagnosis: The hospital buddy’ – Sean Kent

January 17, 2013 | by
Sean Kent
One in a series of stories asking former patients to reflect upon their experience … We asked comedian and former Hodgkin lymphoma patient Sean Kent to look back at the time of his diagnosis, and ask himself, what do you know now that you wish you’d known then? What wisdom, soothing words or practical tips would you give your newly diagnosed self? Comedian and former Hodgkin lymphoma patient Sean Kent with his wife and two daughters. (Photo courtesy of Sean Kent) He responded with so much good advice that we’re posting it in six installments. …

‘My cancer diagnosis: Food’ – Sean Kent

January 16, 2013 | by
Sean Kent
One in a series of stories asking former patients to reflect upon their experience … We asked comedian and former Hodgkin lymphoma patient Sean Kent to look back at the time of his diagnosis, and ask himself, what do you know now that you wish you’d known then? What wisdom, soothing words or practical tips would you give your newly diagnosed self? Comedian and former Hodgkin lymphoma patient Sean Kent with his wife and two daughters. (Photo courtesy of Sean Kent) He responded with so much good advice that we’re posting it in six installments. …

‘My cancer diagnosis: Guilt’ – Sean Kent

January 15, 2013 | by
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One in a series of stories asking former patients to reflect upon their experience … As a stand-up comedian for nearly two decades, Sean Kent has delivered his fiercely honest and darkly funny observations to audiences around the world. Yet perhaps nowhere does he connect as well – and as deeply – as he does with audiences at City of Hope. Comedian and former Hodgkin lymphoma patient Sean Kent with his wife and two daughters. (Photo courtesy of Sean Kent) “Speaking at the City of Hope Reunion tomorrow,” Kent tweeted from @seankent to his minions last spring.…