In this month’s “From the Editor in Chief” column, Dr. Jyoti Patel discusses the significance of World Cancer Day, its new theme for 2022 through 2024, and the importance of working toward health equity across the globe.
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In this “Voices on Cancer” post, prostate cancer survivor James E. Williams, Jr., shares how his experience with prostate cancer led him to understand the importance of patient advocacy and inspired him to get involved in bringing awareness to the disease.
In this “Your Stories” podcast from Conquer Cancer, the ASCO Foundation, Dr. Mark Lewis talks with breast cancer survivor Brenda Brody about the importance of building a support community during cancer and how it helped her cope with her diagnosis.
Survivor Cindy Trice shares how changing the clothes she wore during cancer treatment made her feel more comfortable and dignified and how she’s working to help other people with cancer do the same.
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.
“No Person With Cancer or Survivor Should Ever Feel Alone”: A Patient Advocate’s ASCO Annual Meeting Story
Colon cancer survivor Robert Greene shares how his diagnosis led him to patient advocacy and how attending the ASCO Annual Meeting has helped him feel more involved with the cancer community.
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.
Glioblastoma survivor Tom Freeman shares what it was like to be diagnosed with an advanced brain tumor and how he found a creative outlet to share his story and help him cope.
Be The Match, the national bone marrow transplant registry, needs people of different racial and ethnic backgrounds to volunteer as donors. Learn why having diversity in the registry is important, what disparities exist, and how to sign up.
In this month’s “From the Editor’s Desk,” Dr. Lidia Schapira reflects on the importance of the National Cancer Act of 1971 for people with cancer and how the Act still plays a critical role in cancer research today, 50 years later.