When Melissa Marshall went in for a hip surgery, which she attributed to her being a performer and her age, she discovered she had rectal cancer. Currently in remission and cancer-free, Melissa has launched the No You Cant’cer Foundation and written a song with the same title about her cancer journey.
2017 Hero of Hope Patient Award winner Melissa Marshall wrote the song “No You Cant’cer” as a way to help her cope with her colon cancer diagnosis. As a performer, she was inspired to use music as a creative outlet to tell her cancer that it was not going to get the best of her and to help empower other people going through the same difficult journey.
2017 Hero of Hope Patient Award winner Melissa Marshall offers advice that she believes will help the families and loved ones of people with cancer cope with the difficult journeys that come with a cancer diagnosis and treatment.