SURVIVOR STORY: Falelua Ioapu

SURVIVOR STORY: Falelua Ioapu

Mrs. Falelua Ioapu is a breast cancer survivor who received her stipend this week with heartfelt thanks to everyone who has donated and worked to make this assistance possible. She has chosen to stay in American Samoa and work with her Doctor at LBJ to fight her...
Survivor Story: Tina Sevaaetasi

Survivor Story: Tina Sevaaetasi

Finding out that you have cancer can be devastating. Tina Sevaaetasi was playing at a volleyball league when she first felt the pain in her breast. Because of the excruciating pain, she was unable to continue the game and was rushed to the nearest hospital. She was in...
ACE Angels Fundraiser

ACE Angels Fundraiser

Cancer patient stipend recipients are greeted by Neils ACE Home Center store Manager Nadine Solofa-Taufa’asau and staff as they receive their $500 check from funds raised during the ACE Angels Fundraiser. Mr. Shute Savusa shares with ASCCC that his son, Frank...
Survivor Story: Eileen Mapu

Survivor Story: Eileen Mapu

Eileen Mapu has been battling with breast cancer over a year. Regardless of her health condition, Eileen remains committed in serving our community as a nurse at the LBJ ER. She puts in long hours in dealing with patient illnesses some of trauma or life-threatening...
Survivor Story: Ana Auvaa Brown

Survivor Story: Ana Auvaa Brown

It’s a challenge for many of our loved ones who have been diagnosed with cancer while living in American Samoa. Off-island referral and family assistance is a great need for our cancer patients because of the very limited medical treatment available on island....