In this Voices on Cancer post, advocate Holly Boykin describes why building awareness of oral, head, and neck cancers can save lives and some of the tools she’s used to empower her advocacy career.
In this Voices on Cancer blog post, survivor Patty Spears discusses the role she has played on ASCO guideline panels and why having a patient’s voice there is so important.
In this Voices on Cancer blog post, prostate cancer advocate Dennis Golden describes his cancer experience and how he put his professional skills to work advancing his advocacy mission.
On January 26, 2017, cancer survivors, caregivers, patient advocates, family physicians, oncology providers, and others gathered in San Diego, CA, to make connections, discuss survivorship issues, and get expert answers on their survivorship-related questions.
In this month’s From the Editor’s Desk, Dr. Schapira describes what she has seen individuals do to make a difference in the lives of people with cancer.
When she was 21 years old, advocate Samantha Watson was diagnosed with Ewing sarcoma. In this Voices on Cancer post, she describes her journey, how she helps young adults with the financial effects of cancer, and 5 critical qualities for advocates.
Sanford Jeames is a research advocate and a patient advocate. In this Voices on Cancer post, he describes the critical roles he plays to help researchers, clinicians, and communities understand the human impact of cancer.
Advocate Marcia Donziger describes how a cancer diagnosis changed everything and led her to a career in patient advocacy.
GIST advocate Norman Scherzer describes how he became involved in advocacy and shares a word of advice for when the going gets tough.