Breast cancer survivor Kate Sweitzer knew complementary and alternative therapies couldn’t replace her standard cancer treatment, but she was passionate about including other therapies in her care. Learn how she did so safely by working closely with her oncologist.
The "Your Stories" podcast series from Conquer Cancer, the ASCO Foundation, provides insight into what it’s like to conquer cancer from different viewpoints. The podcasts featured here touch on how families cope with a cancer diagnosis.
A stage IV oral cancer survivor shares 2 important phrases that friends can use to empower people with cancer when they’re in the hospital or at home.
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.
Cancer can affect anyone, including young adults and teens. In these “Your Stories” podcasts from ASCO’s Conquer Cancer Foundation, two survivors tell their stories about when a diagnosis of cancer changed everything.
A cancer researcher and a patient advocate discuss the role of the patient experience in advancing cancer breakthroughs and provide resources for new patient advocates.
People diagnosed with cancer often say they were stunned when they heard the news and unable to process what they heard afterward, as if a fog had obscured everything. After this initial shock, it is important to learn about what comes next. Leukemia survivor Doug Smith shares his experiences with coping with this fog.
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.
"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.