In this podcast, Dr. Fay J. Hlubocky and Shelly Rosenfeld discuss common concerns people returning to work after cancer treatment may have, including what to know about your legal protections, requesting accommodations, and talking to your co-workers.
Two-time cancer survivor Tony Laudadio shares what helped him cope with his diagnoses and treatment, including setting realistic goals, finding joy in everyday moments, practicing mindfulness, and imaging the legacy he wanted to leave for his children.
Lymphoma survivor Jeff Boothman shares the 3 things he wishes someone had told him after he received his cancer diagnosis, including the importance of knowing the steps in your treatment plan, being your own advocate, and preparing for side effects.
Dr. Patricia I. Moreno and Dr. Frank J. Penedo discuss survivorship research, including what it is, how it helps address challenges that cancer survivors face, and how to get involved with studies that focus on understanding and improving the lives of people treated for cancer.
Two-time cancer survivor Betty Dicker shares what it was like learning she had inherited an increased risk for cancer, how early detection led to early cancer diagnoses, and how her experiences have led her to advocating for others.
How My Cancer Diagnosis Has Fueled My Work in Improving Access to Cancer Care: An Expert Perspective
Dr. Jeff Dunn, cancer survivor and current president of the Union for International Cancer Control, shares what it was like receiving his cancer diagnosis and how it has helped guide his work in increasing global access to cancer care.
In this “Voices on Cancer” post, Dr. Natasha Steele and Elle Billman share how their own cancer experiences led them to get involved with survivorship advocacy, how they’re working to build a community among cancer survivors, and what they’ve learned from other survivors along the way.
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.
Exercise physiologist Danielle Halsey shares what people with cancer should know about the role of exercise physiologists on the cancer care team, including how they help people with cancer and survivors and the important role of exercise in your care.