Khevin Barnes

Khevin Barnes is a Male Breast Cancer survivor, magician and speaker. He is currently writing, composing and producing a comedy stage musical about Male Breast Cancer Awareness. He travels wherever he is invited to speak to (and do a little magic for) men and women about breast cancer.

Pink's Missing Link: Male Breast Cancer

October 18, 2021

October reminds us that men get breast cancer, too. A male breast cancer survivor shares his thoughts about Breast Cancer Awareness Month. “Controversy creates conversation, and conversation incites action,” he writes.

Remembering Loved Ones Lost to Cancer on Valentine’s Day

February 14, 2021

A cancer survivor remembers his wife who died of complications from ovarian cancer on Valentine’s Day several years ago. His advice to everyone: Holidays gradually become positive reflections of all that was good before cancer took it away.

Cancer Burnout and The December Blues

December 01, 2020

The holidays are different this year for everyone, but for patients with cancer and cancer survivors, the holidays in 2020 are a unique challenge that presents difficult thoughts to contemplate.

Filling Their Hearts With Song

July 31, 2020

One cancer survivor finds health and healing in the gift of music.

Coming to Terms with the 'Sign Language' of Cancer

July 29, 2020

As I walk around the senior community that I live in, I notice the stark reminders that life is an impermanent adventure.

CURE Community Vlogs: Laughter As Therapy

July 25, 2020

“Laughter is the best medicine” is a principle that CURE Voices contributor Khevin Barnes takes, well, seriously. In this edition of CURE Community Vlogs, Khevin takes a minute to discuss how laughter can help men with breast cancer find a new outlook on their diagnosis.

What I Wish I Knew Before My Male Breast Cancer Diagnosis

July 16, 2020

A survivor of male breast cancer goes through what he wishes he knew before a breast cancer diagnosis.

The Dreaded 'C' Words: Cancer and COVID-19

July 02, 2020

Incessant and challenging these diseases demand our equal attention in our lives.

Turning 70 with Male Breast Cancer

June 25, 2020

"Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter."

What's Your Commitment to Cancer?

May 29, 2020

When a cancer diagnosis is handed down a new commitment to the cancer journey is made, but for every patient, it's a different commitment with its own sacrifices, challenges and perspective.

The Best Anniversary Gift Ever: Another Cancer Free Year of Life

May 13, 2020

Celebrating the five year cancer-free mark for one survivor amid the COVID-19 pandemic makes it all the more important.

If You're A Man with Breast Cancer You Know All About Social Distancing

May 04, 2020

Having cancer is hard enough, but "orphan diseases" can add another degree of division and its own form of social distancing.

Managing Our Spare Time While Riding Out COVID-19

April 25, 2020

How can we relax and move forward when cancer and COVID-19 take up so much of our day?