patient perspective

February 23, 2021 · Mark A. Lewis, MD
In this article from The ASCO Post, Dr. Mark Lewis describes how his inherited cancer diagnosis has impacted his career as an oncologist and how it’s made him better able to empathize with his patients. Read More >>
February 9, 2021 · Alec Kupelian
In this post, teen cancer survivor Alec Kupelian discusses what it was like to be diagnosed with cancer while in college and how he learned to cope with the social isolation he felt during his cancer experience. Read More >>
January 27, 2021 · Bethany Hart
In this post, cancer survivor Bethany Hart discusses how she learned to cope with her survivor’s guilt by reframing the conflicting emotions she was feeling. Read More >>
January 13, 2021 · Emily Pinto Billcheck
In this post, Emily Pinto Billcheck describes living with von Hippel-Lindau disease, a rare genetic cancer condition that has also affected her family, and how she changed her own perspective of her bravery over time. Read More >>
December 16, 2020 · Dan Shockley
In this post, Dan Shockley discusses how his experience in the United States Navy helped shape his mindset and prepared him to keep a positive outlook throughout the diagnosis and treatment of his hereditary colon cancer condition. Read More >>

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