In this “Voices on Cancer” post, oncology nurse Claire Thevenot shares what it was like being diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer and how the diagnosis led her to a full-time career in patient advocacy.
“No Person With Cancer or Survivor Should Ever Feel Alone”: A Patient Advocate’s ASCO Annual Meeting Story
Colon cancer survivor Robert Greene shares how his diagnosis led him to patient advocacy and how attending the ASCO Annual Meeting has helped him feel more involved with the cancer community.
In this “Voices on Cancer” post, metastatic breast cancer survivor and patient advocate Julia Maués discusses what inspired her to start a program that brings people with cancer, patient advocates, and researchers together to improve cancer care.
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.
La sobreviviente del cáncer de colon y defensora Julia Michelle Santiago escribe sobre su diagnóstico, tratamiento y recuperación, y cómo utilizó sus habilidades y experiencia para ayudar a generar conciencia sobre la enfermedad en Puerto Rico.
In this post, Shonte Drakeford, who has been living with metastatic breast cancer since June 2015, discusses how she learned to cope with the disease and live her life more fully.
After a diagnosis of metastatic breast cancer, Meg Hirshberg turned to lifestyle changes to cope. In this Voices on Cancer post, she describes starting a foundation to help others do the same.
In this “Your Stories” podcast from Conquer Cancer, the ASCO Foundation, Bill Coulbourne discusses supporting his wife and her cancer advocacy.
Wondering how you can support a cancer organization or a person with cancer? Check out this list of 12 donation opportunities you may not have thought about.
A stage IV oral cancer survivor shares 2 important phrases that friends can use to empower people with cancer when they’re in the hospital or at home.