Jeffery's Story

Jeffery Jacques, cancer survivor.
Jeff enjoying a moment with his supportive family.
Today Jeff looks forward to what is ahead: retirement, grandchildren, and living each day to the fullest.
Jeff with his wife, Jackie.
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Family Man Fights and Wins Cancer Battle

It started out as a small lump in Jeffery Jacques throat, but it soon grew to be his fight for survival.  Jeffery Jacques was a 45-year-old, hard-working family man living the fast-paced life of raising five kids with his wife, Jackie, when a small lump appeared in his neck. He ignored it at first, but then realized it was growing. A biopsy confirmed it was a cancerous lymph node, which is common with head and neck cancer.

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“I believe God knocked on my heart with the cancer experience. I feel the whole experience of diagnosis and treatment gave me a clearer understanding what is important in life. Now I look forward to what I can do, and don’t think about what I have not done.”