Imagine yourself gearing up to instruct a class of adult students, who are giving you their undivided attention. This isn’t your first time lecturing, so you are relaxed and eager to share your knowledge of the subject matter.
Suddenly, you freeze mid-sentence. You can’t produce any form of speech. Your audience looks perplexed, and you exit the room in confusion. This happened to Julio Piña, and this is his story.



Help for Julio arrived not a moment too soon. Stories like these are made possible by donors like you. Help us write the next chapter TODAY.

Your donation to Community Cancer Institute provides world-class care to patients like Julio, right here in the Central Valley. Traveling hundreds of miles in search of state-of-the-art technology and the newest clinical trials is a thing of the past. Help Valley patients receive the best possible cancer care, right here at home, by donating now. Thanks to you, real change in the battle against cancer is here.

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