The Days After

MAKE/FILMS’s miniseries, The Days After, continues the conversation started in the documentary, The Day I Became Alive. 

MINISODE #1 | Check Yourself Before You Wreck Yourself

“Today, one year after my last chemo treatment, I celebrate my life and my health. In honor of this momentous anniversary and National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, I challenge you to be your own health advocate.” – Derek Dienner, Cancer Survivor

MINISODE #2 | The Healing Power of Positivity

“…there’s always something around you that you can smile about, even in your darkest of times.” – Derek Dienner, Cancer Survivor

MINISODE #3 | Fighting Cancer (W)holistically

Traditional medicine vs Alternative medicine.
What’s more effective in fighting cancer? Derek weighs in on this hotly debated topic.

DOCUMENTARY | The Day I Became Alive

At 31, Derek Dienner was diagnosed with stage 3 colon cancer. Faced with his own mortality, Derek learned how to turn tragedy into a motivator for change. As Derek reflected on his journey, he realized August 24th, 2017 was not the day he was diagnosed with cancer, but the day he became alive.

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