advocacy

Matthew Zachary; Voices on Cancer
April 25, 2017
Monika Joshi, ASCO Staff

Supporting and Empowering Young Adults With Cancer

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In this Voices on Cancer podcast, Stupid Cancer founder Matthew Zachary talks about the particular challenges that young adults with cancer face and how he advocates for them.

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Holly Boykin; Voices on Cancer
April 13, 2017
Holly Boykin

Speaking Up for Head and Neck Cancer Awareness

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In this Voices on Cancer post, advocate Holly Boykin describes why building awareness of oral, head, and neck cancers can save lives and some of the tools she’s used to empower her advocacy career.

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Patty Spears - Voices on Cancer
March 24, 2017
Patty Spears

How Advocates Help Create Guidelines

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In this Voices on Cancer blog post, survivor Patty Spears discusses the role she has played on ASCO guideline panels and why having a patient’s voice there is so important.

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Dennis Golden | Voices on Cancer
February 23, 2017
Dennis Golden

3 Tips for Discovering Your Advocacy Talents

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In this Voices on Cancer blog post, prostate cancer advocate Dennis Golden describes his cancer experience and how he put his professional skills to work advancing his advocacy mission.

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Samantha Watson, Voices on Cancer
January 19, 2017
Samantha Watson, MBA

5 Qualities for Powerful Cancer Advocacy

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When she was 21 years old, advocate Samantha Watson was diagnosed with Ewing sarcoma. In this Voices on Cancer post, she describes her journey, how she helps young adults with the financial effects of cancer, and 5 critical qualities for advocates.

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Sanford Jeames | Voices on Cancer
December 13, 2016
Sanford E. Jeames, DHA

What Is a Cancer Research Advocate?

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Sanford Jeames is a research advocate and a patient advocate. In this Voices on Cancer post, he describes the critical roles he plays to help researchers, clinicians, and communities understand the human impact of cancer.

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