THRYVOR is an inspiring story of survival captured with once-in-a-lifetime footage by filmmaker John Sencio, documenting his own devastating diagnosis, punishing treatment, and remarkable recovery from stage 4 cancer. After graduating from film school John Sencio landed a dream job on national television - MTV. A year later he was diagnosed with cancer. He kept his diagnosis private and was treated successfully at NYU Medical Center. Seventeen years later, in 2012, he was diagnosed with a deadlier form of the disease. Now with a wife and children, the stakes were much higher. In the hope of creating a valuable resource, Sencio agreed to chronicle his own challenging odyssey. He underwent intense surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation treatment at UCLA Medical Center - and survived. Unlike other cancer documentaries, THRYVOR is seen through the eyes of an actual survivor, in real-time. Crackling with raw emotional power, the drama unfolds with unforgettable images, brisk editing, and a ...
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The films title "THRYVOR" is a combination of the word "survivor" and "thrive". John Sencio has survived 2 entirely different types of cancer, Hodgkins Lymphoma and stage 4 carcinoma of the head and neck. See more