patient perspective

March 24, 2020
Hernan Barangan

Having Cancer as a Teenager Changed My Life Course

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After being diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia (AML) at age 15, Hernan Barangan felt isolated and scared. Later, it led him to a new career path in filmmaking where he’s helping other young adults with cancer.

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February 18, 2020
Loriana Hernandez-Aldama

Coping With a Secondary Cancer Diagnosis

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Journalist Loriana Hernandez-Aldama wasn’t expecting to hear she had cancer again -- and it was a different type than her first diagnosis. Here’s how she learned to cope with her secondary cancer diagnosis and prepare for treatment.

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October 10, 2019
Kate Sweitzer

How My Cancer Care Combined Complementary and Conventional Treatments

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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.

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