Jeremy Pivor

Jeremy Pivor is a graduate student in the UC Berkeley-UC San Francisco Joint Medical Program. He was diagnosed with a brain tumor at the age of twelve, had a recurrence when he was 23, and is now undergoing experimental treatments for another life-limiting recurrence. In addition to being passionate about climate justice and ocean conservation, Jeremy advocates for the brain tumor and young adult cancer communities through writing, speaking, fundraising, and lobbying with groups like the National Brain Tumor Society, Dana Farber, UCSF and others. You can follow his journey at or on Twitter @JeremyPivor.

Yellow Tagged at my Infusion - It's Better to be Safe than Sorry

April 09, 2020

Going in for an infusion amid the coronavirus pandemic with a possible "symptom" of COVID-19 and wondering what risks lie ahead.

When Living With Serious Illness, What is Considered Courageous?

January 21, 2020

With the start of a new decade, a brain cancer patient discovers what may be the most courageous way to move forward in his life.