Teen cancer survivor Alec Kupelian shares what it was like being diagnosed with cancer at that age, the loneliness he experienced, and what other teens and young adults with cancer should know about finding support.
Survivor Ann Graham shares what it was like being an adult diagnosed with osteosarcoma, a cancer most commonly found in children and teens, and how the diagnosis led her to finding a new purpose in life.
4 Ways to Manage Setbacks in Your Cancer Recovery: A Young African American Breast Cancer Survivor’s Perspective
In this post, Dr. Kayoll Gyan shares what to know about the cancer healing timeline, including prioritizing the emotional and spiritual aspects of your healing, 4 ways to manage setbacks in your healing timeline, and what she learned about healing during her own cancer experience.
Cancer survivor Devorah Aschendorf discusses what it was like being diagnosed with an aggressive form of lymphoma while pregnant, how she coped with caring for a newborn during cancer treatment, and how this experience changed her perspective on life.
Pancreatic cancer survivor Dr. Rachel Orgel describes what it was like being diagnosed with cancer as a teenager, how she coped with multiple recurrences, and how she navigated finding her new identity post-cancer.
Dr. Cristiane Decat Bergerot discusses what the fear of recurrence is, how it can impact adolescent and young adult (AYA) cancer survivors, and ways that people can cope with the worry that the cancer will return after treatment.
Dr. Paula Rauch discusses why it’s so important for parents to start talking with their kids about taking steps to prevent cancer as early as possible and shares helpful ways to begin these conversations around sun safety, the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine, not smoking, and living a healthy lifestyle.
In this post, Dr. Andrea Walens shares what it was like learning she had a genetic mutation that put her at an increased risk of breast cancer and why she decided to get a prophylactic double mastectomy to help prevent the development of cancer in the future.
Colorectal cancer survivor Danielle Ripley-Burgess shares what it was like being diagnosed with colorectal cancer twice, at ages 17 and 25, and how she navigated coping with her diagnosis as a teen and young adult.
Testicular cancer survivor Matthew Ode describes the complications he faced after receiving a diagnosis at 24 and how the experience led him to help other people living with cancer.