patient perspective

July 25, 2018
Loriana Hernandez-Aldama

Getting Fit for Cancer Treatment: Why It Matters

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After being diagnosed with cancer, journalist Loriana Hernandez-Aldama learned that living a healthy lifestyle before treatment begins can help you cope with and manage the challenges to come. This practice of preparing yourself for cancer treatment is sometimes called prehabilitation.

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June 27, 2018
Stephanie L. Graff, MD, and Kelly Shanahan, MD

Being a Physician-Patient Is a Double-Edged Sword

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"I know too much. I don't know enough." Dr. Stephanie L. Graff interviews Dr. Kelly Shanahan, an OB/GYN living with metastatic breast cancer, about what it is like being a patient who is also a doctor.

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Your Stories: Conquering Cancer; A mini-podcast series; Conquer Cancer ™ The ASCO Foundation
March 8, 2018
Patra Wroten, Conquer Cancer staff

“Your Stories” Podcasts: How Cancer Impacts Families

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The Your Stories podcast series from ASCO’s Conquer Cancer Foundation provides insight into what it’s like to conquer cancer from different viewpoints. The podcasts featured here touch on the many ways that cancer can affect a family.

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February 8, 2018
Valérie Sanja Tettinek

How Mindfulness Helped Me Cope With Cancer

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Sarcoma survivor Valérie Sanja Tettinek shares how pursuing resilience helped her manage the emotional burden of her diagnosis. She also describes the mindfulness practices that empower her day after day.

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October 17, 2017
Robert Harrison, as told to Jo Cavallo

I Reject the Notion I'm on a Cancer Journey

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Survivor and patient advocate Robert Harrison discusses how his metastatic prostate cancer is just one part of his life’s journey.

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