GIST advocate Norman Scherzer describes how he became involved in advocacy and shares a word of advice for when the going gets tough.
Advocate Angela Lee shares her advocacy story and 3 things to consider if you’re a long-term survivor.
Advocate Anita Mitchell shares her advocacy story and 5 ways she tries to avoid advocacy burnout.
April is Testicular Cancer Awareness Month. Survivor and advocate Connor O’Leary reveals what he wishes he had known about the disease.
Candid Discussions on Living With and After Cancer at An Evening for Cancer Survivors and Caregivers
On January 14, 2016, the Cancer Survivorship Symposium opened with An Evening for Cancer Survivors and Caregivers, an event featuring networking, a panel discussion, and an open forum to share the challenges of living with or after a cancer diagnosis.
Patient advocate Dusty Donaldson reports from the 2016 Cancer Survivorship Symposium and discusses the growing support for survivorship care plans for all people with cancer.
Two sisters and breast cancer advocates share what they learned at the 2015 Palliative Care in Oncology Symposium.
When Josh Mailman was diagnosed with a pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor, he didn’t expect his life to be defined by two of Dr. Seuss’ books—Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are? and Oh, The Places You’ll Go. Now as a patient advocate, his goal is to ensure that others diagnosed with rare cancers do not need to rely on luck and travel to get the best outcome.
Patient advocate Diana Chingos wanted to attend the 2015 ASCO Annual Meeting to learn about the latest cancer research. After four intense days of posters and presentations, she left Chicago with a mountain of new knowledge and four key insights.
In January, Randy Hillard was part of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration committee that considered the first application for a “biosimilar” medication. In this guest post, he describes patients’ role in the drug approval process and how the committee’s decision could influence cancer care in the future.