How does research into cancer prevention, screening, and diagnosis help people living with cancer? Carolyn Aldigé, President and Founder of the Prevent Cancer Foundation, describes the sessions that made the biggest impact on her from the 2015 GI Cancers Symposium.
Dealing with the loss of a loved one is never easy. Sarah Lindenau talks about how honoring her mother’s memory has helped her cope and positively influence the lives of others.
For patient advocate Carole Seigel, quality care and palliative care are intertwined. In this guest post, she talks about what she took away from the Quality Care Symposium and Palliative Care in Oncology Symposium.
Breast cancer advocate Jody Schoger shares her experiences of presenting a poster and attending sessions at the 2014 Breast Cancer Symposium.
What would it be like to meet the inventor of the investigational drug that is keeping you alive? Janet Freeman-Daily found out firsthand at the 2014 ASCO Annual Meeting.
Prostate cancer patient advocate Alvin Chin describes how his experiences in Chicago satisfied his “sweet tooth” for relevant and important cancer information.
Georgia Hurst, a Lynch syndrome advocate, describes from her personal experience the emotional and physical toll being diagnosed with a genetic condition that increases cancer risk can take.
Kidney cancer patient advocate Berit Eberhardt describes why she traveled more than 5,000 miles to attend the 2014 Genitourinary Cancers Symposium.
Cancer research patient advocate Kay Kays reflects on her experiences at the 2014 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium.