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.
2021 ASCO Annual Meeting: New Treatments and Research Advances in Esophageal Cancer, Prostate Cancer, Breast Cancer, Cervical Cancer, Kidney Cancer, and Nasopharyngeal Cancer
The ASCO Annual Meeting begins on June 4, and here is some of the notable research that will be presented. Topics include combined immunotherapy for esophageal cancer, targeted radiation for mCRPC, olaparib for HER2-negative breast cancer, adjuvant chemotherapy for cervical cancer, pembrolizumab for kidney cancer, and toripalimab for nasopharyngeal cancer.
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.
In this post, 10-year-old Madison Lyublanovits (M.N.L.) shares what it was like to learn her mom had cancer and what “being brave” during this experience means to her.
Metastatic breast cancer survivor Marianne McNally describes how genomic testing and creating a game plan with her care team has allowed her to have a sense of control throughout her cancer experience.
How Finding the Right Primary Care Physician During Cancer Has Helped My Physical and Emotional Health
In this post, metastatic breast cancer survivor Martha Carlson shares why searching for the right primary care physician during cancer was so important for her and how this doctor helps her understand and address her overall health.
In this patient story, British classical crossover singer Summer Watson shares what it was like receiving an advanced breast cancer diagnosis and how music serves as a powerful way to cope during her experience.
In this Your Stories podcast from Conquer Cancer, the ASCO Foundation, breast cancer survivor Kimberly Irvine discusses talking with her children about her diagnosis and how her family used the experience as an opportunity for empowerment.
In this podcast, Dr. Norah Lynn Henry describes new research and updates presented at the 2020 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS) for people with hormone receptor-positive breast cancer, including for cancer that is also HER2-negative and has spread to the lymph nodes.
Dr. Elyce Cardonick discusses the unique challenges of facing cancer while pregnant and how patients can navigate pregnancy while receiving cancer treatment.