Three-time Cancer Conqueror and Inspirational Leadership Speaker Matt Jones Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary of Bone Marrow Transplant by Giving Away His Book

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Matt Jones went from being a three time cancer conqueror to relearning how to walk to running five marathons on five continents and is now a life changing inspirational and motivational leadership speaker. April 14th marks his ten year anniversary of a bone marrow transplant. To celebrate he is giving away his book, "Cancer is a Marathon."

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"Character is forged through the fires of adversity."

More than 1 in 3 people will develop some form of cancer during their lifetime (American Cancer Society). On 9/11, 2002 at the age of 23, Matt Jones was one of those people. He has now taken the tragedy of cancer and turned it into triumph by becoming an inspirational and motivational and leadership speaker ( This year he will celebrate his 10-year anniversary of his bone morrow transplant on April 14th. To celebrate his is giving away his book, “Cancer is a Marathon” for free.

During his senior year in college, Matt’s life changed forever; he was diagnosed with cancer. It would spread to his brain and when he slipped into an unconscious state, doctors did not think he would live. Against all odds Matt recovered and received a successful bone marrow transplant. Due to brain damage he had to relearn how to walk and has now ran five marathons on five continents.

His book, “Cancer is a Marathon: 26.2 Winning Strategies To Conquer Cancer ” shows:

  •     Life is not about what happens to you but how you perceive it
  •     You have to be solution orientated and not problem focused
  •     Character is forged through the fires of adversity.

Newly diagnosed cancer patients, cancer survivors, caregivers, people who know someone battling cancer, & healthcare professionals can download Matt’s book, “Cancer is a Marathon” at

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