My name is Jeff Charles, and I am a two-time cancer survivor. I was diagnosed with Stage III colon cancer on December 3, 2012. I was 60 years old and in outstanding physical condition, which is a big reason why I am here today. I was in remission for 20 months and naively thought I had whipped cancer. Not so fast, my friend. February 2016 another tumor was discovered in my left lung, and I had surgery where they removed half my lung. I had the same oncologist from day one and became increasingly frustrated while under his care. After three lung surgeries to remove four tumors I asked him, “Where do you think we are, moving forward?” His response was a shrug of the shoulders and, “You’ll just continue to get more tumors.” That was my light bulb moment. I said, “There has to be a better way!”

 

I searched the internet for a natural approach to cancer and found Believe Big. I called and they directed me to the resources I needed. I received intravenous mistletoe, injections of mistletoe, and radically changed my diet. The great news is that no new tumors have appeared since changing my protocol and I am completely cancer free!

 

I am now on a mission to help Believe Big spread the word about a combined approach of complementary and traditional care to cancer treatment. I am thankful to have a job as a sportscaster that enables me to do so. You want to beat cancer? Be smart, be tough, and your attitude is incredibly important. As crazy as it sounds, cancer has been a blessing. Through having cancer, I have become a better husband, father, coworker, and just an overall better person. In a strange way it also gave me confidence. It’s like, “This is about as tough as it gets; I’ve come through this and I can handle anything and WIN!” I am forever grateful to Believe Big!

– Jeff Charles

Jeff Charles is a sports radio announcer for the Eastern Carolina University (ECU) Pirates. ECU is selling bobbleheads to commemorate Jeff’s 30th year with the university. All the proceeds from bobblehead sales will be directly donated to Believe Big to benefit cancer patients. You can read more about Jeff and purchase the bobbleheads here.

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Believe Big believes that there are many aspects to healing. Each person needs an individualized diet and treatment plan for their type of cancer, stage, and sensitivities. Our vision at Believe Big is to see patients and their families discover their pathway to healing. If you or someone you love is in need of help, please have them contact us at 888-317-5850 or visit www.believebig.org. Do you have a story to share? We would love to hear about your story of healing. ContactMeredith@believebig.org.