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West Campus teachers Tell Their Stories of Overcoming Cancer

School prepares for Relay for Life


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There are many types of cancer, such as prostate cancer, breast cancer, colon cancer, and etc. Did you know that two teachers at Grand Blanc High School West Campus had some type of cancer?

Lisa Raab a Chemistry / IPS teacher had Breast Cancer. Breast cancer is exactly know what that is a life- changing thing to many women,Breast cancer is a cancer that forms in the cells of the breast.

Raab said , “The thing that got me through Breast Cancer was the support of my students and my family. Lisa Raab continued to teach while having Breast Cancer”.

Craig Oldham got diagnosed with prostate cancer 12 years ago.. The cancer begins in the tissues of the prostate gland, which is located below the bladder and in front of the rectrum.

Oldham could not continue to work during this time. He spent the whole summer going to the hospital everyday to treat the cancer.

Oldham still has to go to the doctor for blood work.

“My doctor is the one who got my through this difficult time period,” Oldham said.

The Grand Blanc Relay for Life will take place June 7th until 10 am sunday.The theme for Relay for Life across america is “Road Trip Across America”.

The motto that keeps us going during Relay for Life is “From Sea to Shining Sea until we are cancer free.” The purpose of Relay for Life is to raise money for those people with cancer.

The idea of the whole thing is to not sleep by walking a raising money for cancer.Cancer survivors and those who are deceased are honored during the event on Saturday. The money goes directly to American Cancer Society to help those in need.

You can sign up at the table outside the cafeteria at East Campus every lunch period .Are you going to see the new popular movie “The Fault in the Stars”? Well if you are a student and participate in Relay for Life you will receive a Free Large popcorn coupon for NCG Trillium in Grand Blanc.

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West Campus teachers Tell Their Stories of Overcoming Cancer