advocacy

January 28, 2016
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. Read More >>
October 22, 2015 · Jennie Santiago and Shirley Pacheco
Two sisters and breast cancer advocates share what they learned at the 2015 Palliative Care in Oncology Symposium. Read More >>
July 7, 2015
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. Read More >>
June 25, 2015
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. Read More >>
June 9, 2015 · Randy Hillard, MD
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. Read More >>

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