family

May 10, 2019
Claire Smith, ASCO staff

ASCO in the Community: “It Was in the Family”

English
claire.smith

Kimberly Pena was 31 when she was diagnosed with breast cancer, the same age her mother was when she was diagnosed more than 3 decades earlier. She shares her experience with cancer, treatment, and trying to convince her family to be tested for the BRCA genetic mutation.

Read More >>
May 2, 2019
Claire Smith, ASCO staff

ASCO in the Community: Parenting While Living With Cancer

English
claire.smith

Three years ago, Sara Tejeda was pregnant, with another child in intensive care, when she was diagnosed with breast cancer. In this interview, she shares the story of how she came through the pain and loss.

Read More >>
April 18, 2019
Monica Bertagnolli, MD, FACS, FASCO

ASCO in the Community: Raising Children and Staying Positive While Living With Chronic Cancer

English
Monica.Bertagnolli

ASCO President Dr. Monica Bertagnolli is going out into local communities to find out what people with cancer and health care providers think and need. In this interview, she talks to one of her patients and his wife and caregiver about what they’ve learned after 12 years of living with chronic cancer.

Read More >>
Conquer Cancer ® The ASCO Foundation; Your Stories: Behind the Breakthroughs; conquer.org/yourstories
March 28, 2019
Patra Wroten, Conquer Cancer staff

“Your Stories” Podcasts: Conquering Cancer as a Young Adult

English
Patra.Wroten

Cancer can affect anyone, including young adults and teens. In these “Your Stories” podcasts from ASCO’s Conquer Cancer Foundation, two survivors tell their stories about when a diagnosis of cancer changed everything.

Read More >>
December 18, 2018
Eduardo Miranda, MD, FACP

ASCO in the Community: Understanding the Cancer Experience in a Texas-Mexico Border Town

English
Eduardo.Miranda

Laredo, Texas, was ASCO President Dr. Bertagnolli’s latest stop in her ASCO in the Community tour. These visits are focused on understanding and addressing the barriers that prevent people from receiving quality cancer care. Local medical oncologist Dr. Eduardo Miranda shares what patients, caregivers, and health care providers in his community had to say.

Read More >>
December 6, 2018
Greg Guthrie, ASCO staff

ASCO in the Community: A Doctor and a Pastor Talk About Cancer, Death, Hope, and Faith

English
gregguthrie
ASCO President Dr. Monica Bertagnolli is going out into local communities to find out what people with cancer and health care providers think and need. The second of these town halls was held in Sudbury, Massachusetts. In this podcast, Dr. Colin Weekes and Pastor Joel Guillemette describe the town hall and what they learned from the conversation about the role of hope and how people cope with fear of mortality.
Read More >>

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - family