Laura Yeager

As well as being a cancer blogger, Laura Yeager is a religious essayist and a mental health blogger. A graduate of The Writers’ Workshop at The University of Iowa, she teaches writing at Kent State University and Gotham Writers’ Workshop. Laura survived cancer twice.


Cancer Providers Can Be Bad Eggs Too

August 24, 2020

If you encounter mistreatment by any of your cancer providers, do not be afraid to expose them. If they are hurting you, they could be hurting others.

Cancer Survivors Belong to Their Own Sorority

August 07, 2020

Although I was never a member of a sorority in the traditional sense, having breast cancer has put me into a sorority of women (and a few men) and created lifelong freidnships.

A Series of Unfortunate Breast Events

June 29, 2020

Breast pain during the pandemic is extra worrisome, but finding an explanation for it is sometimes much simpler.

There Are No Hugs with Telehealth

June 16, 2020

A cancer survivor deals with virtual examinations and how they can feel impersonal.