Alexandra Vitale shares what it has been like living with von Hippel-Lindau disease since age 5, how she coped with receiving multiple cancer diagnoses, and how joining a clinical trial and trying a new treatment helped her find hope.
Cancer survivor William S. Laird shares what it was like being diagnosed with appendiceal cancer, how he navigated multiple cancer surgeries and recurrences, and how he’s learned to move forward while living with cancer indefinitely.
Stage IV lung cancer survivor Lindi Campbell shares what it was like being diagnosed with advanced disease, how a new treatment has helped her live longer, and why she chose to dedicate her work toward ending the stigma around lung cancer.
Patient advocate Martha Carlson and Dr. Maryam Lustberg share what people diagnosed with cancer should know about self-comparison on social media, including ways to avoid it and how to cope.
Breast cancer survivor Thandi Montgomery shares what it was like being diagnosed with breast cancer at 38, the physical and emotional toll it took on her, why she turned to therapy for help, and how she found purpose while facing her diagnosis.
Breast cancer survivor Claudia Passarini shares what it was like navigating her diagnosis, why she chose to participate in the TAPUR clinical trial, and how her participation led her to receiving life-saving treatment.
Cancer survivor Jeff Stewart shares what he decided to do to give himself the best chances of making the most of his time after his diagnosis, including why he chose to follow his oncologist’s treatment recommendations and the importance of avoiding misleading information during cancer.
Cancer survivor Brian Sluga shares how getting back into running after treatment and setting a goal of running a marathon helped him cope during survivorship and brought him peace with his cancer experience.
Leukemia survivor Lewis Christie shares what it was like undergoing 2 bone marrow transplants to treat his cancer, the challenges he faced during recovery, and how his life has changed after transplant.
Cancer survivor Mark Nicholson shares what it was like being diagnosed and undergoing treatment, coping with survivor’s guilt, uncertainty, and other difficult emotions, and how starting his “bucket list” helped him cope.