Two-time cancer survivor Tony Laudadio shares what helped him cope with his diagnoses and treatment, including setting realistic goals, finding joy in everyday moments, practicing mindfulness, and imaging the legacy he wanted to leave for his children.
Lymphoma survivor Jeff Boothman shares the 3 things he wishes someone had told him after he received his cancer diagnosis, including the importance of knowing the steps in your treatment plan, being your own advocate, and preparing for side effects.
Dr. Sarah Swan, a clinical psychologist and breast cancer survivor, discusses how connecting with your body through mind-body connection can help you cope with the difficult emotions that a breast cancer diagnosis and treatment can bring.
Two-time cancer survivor Betty Dicker shares what it was like learning she had inherited an increased risk for cancer, how early detection led to early cancer diagnoses, and how her experiences have led her to advocating for others.
How My Cancer Diagnosis Has Fueled My Work in Improving Access to Cancer Care: An Expert Perspective
Dr. Jeff Dunn, cancer survivor and current president of the Union for International Cancer Control, shares what it was like receiving his cancer diagnosis and how it has helped guide his work in increasing global access to cancer care.
In this “Voices on Cancer” post, Dr. Natasha Steele and Elle Billman share how their own cancer experiences led them to get involved with survivorship advocacy, how they’re working to build a community among cancer survivors, and what they’ve learned from other survivors along the way.
Alexandra Vitale shares what it has been like living with von Hippel-Lindau disease since age 5, how she coped with receiving multiple cancer diagnoses, and how joining a clinical trial and trying a new treatment helped her find hope.
Cancer survivor William S. Laird shares what it was like being diagnosed with appendiceal cancer, how he navigated multiple cancer surgeries and recurrences, and how he’s learned to move forward while living with cancer indefinitely.
Stage IV lung cancer survivor Lindi Campbell shares what it was like being diagnosed with advanced disease, how a new treatment has helped her live longer, and why she chose to dedicate her work toward ending the stigma around lung cancer.
Patient advocate Martha Carlson and Dr. Maryam Lustberg share what people diagnosed with cancer should know about self-comparison on social media, including ways to avoid it and how to cope.