patient perspective

July 25, 2018 · Loriana Hernandez-Aldama
After being diagnosed with cancer, journalist Loriana Hernandez-Aldama learned that living a healthy lifestyle before treatment begins can help you cope with and manage the challenges to come. This practice of preparing yourself for cancer treatment is sometimes called prehabilitation. Read More >>
June 27, 2018 · Stephanie L. Graff, MD, and Kelly Shanahan, MD
"I know too much. I don't know enough." Dr. Stephanie L. Graff interviews Dr. Kelly Shanahan, an OB/GYN living with metastatic breast cancer, about what it is like being a patient who is also a doctor. Read More >>
Your Stories: Conquering Cancer; A mini-podcast series; Conquer Cancer ™ The ASCO Foundation
March 8, 2018 · Patra Wroten, Conquer Cancer staff
The Your Stories podcast series from ASCO’s Conquer Cancer Foundation provides insight into what it’s like to conquer cancer from different viewpoints. The podcasts featured here touch on the many ways that cancer can affect a family. Read More >>
February 8, 2018 · Valérie Sanja Tettinek
Sarcoma survivor Valérie Sanja Tettinek shares how pursuing resilience helped her manage the emotional burden of her diagnosis. She also describes the mindfulness practices that empower her day after day. Read More >>
January 11, 2018 · Ashley Drury
“Even after I heard horror stories about the negative effects of indoor tanning, I knew they’d never happen to me. I couldn’t have been more wrong.” Ashley Drury shares her journey from tanning bed advocate to survivor of advanced melanoma. Read More >>

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