Dr. Bárbara Segarra-Vázquez’s breast cancer diagnosis in 2003 has led to a career of advocacy in cancer research as well as bringing the Hispanic experience to cancer clinicians.
Patrick Eck was diagnosed with acute lymphocytic leukemia when he was 17. Now cancer-free, he is finally living the life that was taken from him so many years ago.
A cancer researcher and a patient advocate discuss the role of the patient experience in advancing cancer breakthroughs and provide resources for new patient advocates.
Survivor and advocate Florence Kurttila describes her key takeaways from the 2019 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium.
"I know too much. I don't know enough." Dr. Stephanie L. Graff interviews Dr. Kelly Shanahan, an OB/GYN living with metastatic breast cancer, about what it is like being a patient who is also a doctor.
Annie Achee knew she had a choice: let worrying that her husband’s cancer may return take over her life or find a more productive path. Find out how becoming a cancer advocacy leader gave her control over the fear of an unknown future.
Losing a loved one to cancer is hard. Learn how Valerie Guild is honoring her daughter’s life by working to save the lives of others through advocacy.
TeMaya Eatmon’s friendship with a fellow breast cancer patient inspired her in ways she never imagined possible. Learn how heartbreaking loss led to a life-changing role as an advocate.
ASCO and NCCN have worked together to help clinicians and patients identify and treat the side effects of immunotherapy before they become dangerous. Doctor and patient advocate Laura Porter describes what to watch out for if you’re taking an immune checkpoint inhibitor, a type of immunotherapy, for cancer.