making a difference

Julia Michelle Santiago; Voices on Cancer
June 20, 2019 · Julia Michelle Santiago
Colon cancer survivor and advocate Julia Michelle Santiago writes about her diagnosis, treatment, and recovery and how she used her skills and experience to help build awareness of the disease in Puerto Rico. Read More >>
June 1, 2019 · Monica Bertagnolli, MD, FACS, FASCO
2018-2019 ASCO President Monica M. Bertagnolli, MD, FACS, FASCO, describes how visiting and talking with people with cancer and providers across the United States highlights the importance of access to cancer care. Read More >>
May 21, 2019 · Margaret Kemeny, MD
In March, Dr. Monica Bertagnolli visited Queens, NY, to learn about cancer care there. Dr. Margaret Kemeny writes about what delivering cancer care is like in a community that is both ethnically and socioeconomically diverse. Read More >>
Bárbara Segarra-Vázquez; Voices on Cancer
April 11, 2019 · Bárbara Segarra-Vázquez, DHSc
Dr. Bárbara Segarra-Vázquez’s breast cancer diagnosis in 2003 has led to a career of advocacy in cancer research as well as bringing the Hispanic experience to cancer clinicians. Read More >>
March 26, 2019 · Marcia Cruz-Correa, MD, PhD
San Juan and Caguas, Puerto Rico, were recent stops in ASCO President Dr. Bertagnolli’s “ASCO in the Community” tour. These visits are focused on understanding and addressing the barriers that prevent people from receiving quality cancer care. Dr. Marcia Cruz-Correa shares some insight into what delivering cancer care is like in Puerto Rico, especially after Hurricane Maria. Read More >>