making a difference

October 12, 2017
Cathy D. Meade, PhD, RN, FAAN, and Clement K. Gwede, PhD, MPH, RN, FAAN

Donating Biospecimens for Cancer Research: An Expert FAQ

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Did you know that scientists can use samples from our bodies to learn more about cancer and how to treat it? These samples are called biospecimens, and people can donate them to help make progress in cancer research regardless of whether they have cancer.

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From the Editor's Desk
April 4, 2017
Lidia Schapira, MD, FASCO

3 Challenges Faced by Young Adults With Cancer

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National Young Adult Cancer Awareness Week runs from April 4 to 10. In this month’s From the Editor’s Desk, Dr. Lidia Schapira writes about some specific challenges that young adults with cancer face and why building awareness of young adult cancer is so important.

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Samantha Watson, Voices on Cancer
January 19, 2017
Samantha Watson, MBA

5 Qualities for Powerful Cancer Advocacy

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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.

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Sanford Jeames | Voices on Cancer
December 13, 2016
Sanford E. Jeames, DHA

What Is a Cancer Research Advocate?

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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.

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