making a difference

March 17, 2016
· Greg Guthrie, ASCO staff

When Medicine Isn’t Everything

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The Brown family turned their son’s cancer journey into a mission to create standards for the psychosocial care of children with cancer and their families. In this podcast, they discuss that journey and what steps are still needed.

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October 15, 2015
· Margaret Zuccotti

Thoughts on My Cancer Calendar

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Cancer does funny things to one’s sense of time. In this post, Margaret Zuccotti talks about how her diagnosis, treatment, and long-term survival of metastatic inflammatory breast cancer caused her to look at her calendar differently.

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September 29, 2015
· Randy Hillard, MD

The Strangeness of Being an Exceptional Responder

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When Randy Hillard was diagnosed with metastatic stomach cancer in 2010 he was treated with a drug that increased overall survival to an average of 13 months. Now, nearly 5 years later, his unexpected survival has led to some unexpected issues.

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December 11, 2014
· Sarah Lindenau as told to Katie Heller

Remembering My Mother

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Dealing with the loss of a loved one is never easy. Sarah Lindenau talks about how honoring her mother’s memory has helped her cope and positively influence the lives of others.

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November 25, 2014
· Russ Williams, Director of Annual Giving, Conquer Cancer Foundation

#GivingTuesday: A New Addition to the Holiday Calendar

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Now heading into its third year, #GivingTuesday is a growing global movement to help people carve out time to make connections with meaningful nonprofits during the consumer frenzy of the holidays.

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October 9, 2014
· Jyoti Patel, MD

10 Years of Progress, 26.2 Miles of Celebration

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This weekend, Dr. Jyoti Patel will be running the Chicago Marathon to celebrate all of those with advanced lung cancer who are here “10 years strong.” During her long training runs, Dr. Patel has been able to reflect on her patients and look forward to the next great advances in lung cancer prevention and treatment.

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