making a difference

Lidia Schapira, MD, FASCO; 2015-2021 Cancer.Net Editor in Chief
April 4, 2017 · Lidia Schapira, MD, FASCO
National Young Adult Cancer Awareness Week runs from April 4 to 10. In this month’s From the Editor’s Desk, Dr. Lidia Schapira writes about some specific challenges that young adults with cancer face and why building awareness of young adult cancer is so important. Read More >>
March 7, 2017 · Nicole Van Hoey, PharmD
More than 44,000 blood donations are needed every day, according to the American Red Cross. Donating blood or platelets is safe and simple, and it can save lives. Read More >>
February 9, 2017 · Amy Thompson
It takes just minutes to donate umbilical cord blood, but the gift can make a lifetime of difference. Here are the facts. Read More >>
Lidia Schapira, MD, FASCO; 2015-2021 Cancer.Net Editor in Chief
February 3, 2017 · Lidia Schapira, MD, FASCO
In this month’s From the Editor’s Desk, Dr. Schapira describes what she has seen individuals do to make a difference in the lives of people with cancer. Read More >>
Samantha Watson, Voices on Cancer
January 19, 2017 · Samantha Watson, MBA
When she was 21 years old, advocate Samantha Watson was diagnosed with Ewing sarcoma. In this Voices on Cancer post, she describes her journey, how she helps young adults with the financial effects of cancer, and 5 critical qualities for advocates. Read More >>

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