In this “Voices on Cancer” post, stage 4 esophageal cancer survivor Dana Deighton shares what it was like receiving an advanced diagnosis, how she advocated for herself during treatment, and how her diagnosis led her to a career in patient and research advocacy.
In this “Your Stories” podcast from Conquer Cancer, the ASCO Foundation, 2-time cancer survivor Mai Achong discusses the importance of listening to your body and advocating for yourself during cancer, managing fertility concerns, and finding support.
In this podcast, Dr. Manali Patel interviews Stephanie Walker about her experience living with metastatic breast cancer, how she got involved with patient advocacy, and her work leading the BECOME Research project to increase Black patient participation in clinical trials.
Dr. Manali I. Patel discusses what people with cancer should know about getting access to advances presented at scientific meetings, including questions to ask your health care team, why access to new advances may not be available right away, and how to get involved with cancer research.
In this “Voices on Cancer” post, prostate cancer survivor James E. Williams, Jr., shares how his experience with prostate cancer led him to understand the importance of patient advocacy and inspired him to get involved in bringing awareness to the disease.
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.
Stage IV lung cancer survivor Frank Sierawski shares what it was like being diagnosed with cancer at age 35 and how he learned to cope with the diagnosis by living in the moment.
In this “Your Stories” podcast from Conquer Cancer, the ASCO Foundation, Dr. Mark Lewis talks with breast cancer survivor Brenda Brody about the importance of building a support community during cancer and how it helped her cope with her diagnosis.
Dr. Tara Rajendran shares the power of music in helping people with cancer cope, including the physical, emotional, and mental benefits it provides and how people with cancer can get started with integrating music into their care.
In this “Your Stories” podcast from Conquer Cancer, the ASCO Foundation, Dr. Don Dizon and Scout from the National LGBT Cancer Network discuss the unique challenges LGBTQ+ people with cancer face and why their inclusion in cancer care and data is so important.