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Dana Deighton; Voices on Cancer
January 12, 2023 · Dana Deighton
In this “Voices on Cancer” post, stage 4 esophageal cancer survivor Dana Deighton shares what it was like receiving an advanced diagnosis, how she advocated for herself during treatment, and how her diagnosis led her to a career in patient and research advocacy. Read More >>
October 18, 2022 · Jimmy O’Hara, Conquer Cancer staff
In this “Your Stories” podcast from Conquer Cancer, the ASCO Foundation, 2-time cancer survivor Mai Achong discusses the importance of listening to your body and advocating for yourself during cancer, managing fertility concerns, and finding support. Read More >>
October 6, 2022 · Brielle Gregory Collins, ASCO staff
In this podcast, Dr. Manali Patel interviews Stephanie Walker about her experience living with metastatic breast cancer, how she got involved with patient advocacy, and her work leading the BECOME Research project to increase Black patient participation in clinical trials. Read More >>
September 14, 2022 · Manali I. Patel, MD, MPH, MS
Dr. Manali I. Patel discusses what people with cancer should know about getting access to advances presented at scientific meetings, including questions to ask your health care team, why access to new advances may not be available right away, and how to get involved with cancer research. Read More >>
January 25, 2022 · James E. Williams, Jr.
In this “Voices on Cancer” post, prostate cancer survivor James E. Williams, Jr., shares how his experience with prostate cancer led him to understand the importance of patient advocacy and inspired him to get involved in bringing awareness to the disease. Read More >>

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