Cancer Cheryl's Diagnosis Overwhelmed Her at First. Here's How She Chose to Fight Share Pin Email Cancer Symptoms Basics Treatments Causes and Risk Factors Types of Cancer Women's Cancers Recently Diagnosed Chemotherapy Daily Life with Cancer Childhood Cancer Men's Cancers Glossary View All Updated May 27, 2016 After learning about her colon cancer, Cheryl spent many days thinking about giving up. Then, thanks to something her daughter said, she knew she had to fight. Seven years later, Cheryl wants to share her powerful story of strength. Continue Reading Up Next Up Next Article How Long Does It Take To Recover From Colostomy Surgery? Up Next Article How to Deal With Stage 4 Colon Cancer Up Next Article What's the Most Common Surgery for Colon Cancer? Up Next Article It’s the Holiday Season, So Go Shopping! But Not for A Doctor.