Ryan Hamner

Ryan Hamner is a four-time survivor of Hodgkin lymphoma, a musician, and an award-winning author. In 2011, he wrote and recorded, "Where Hope Lives" for the American Cancer Society and the song for survivors, "Survivors Survive" used in 2015 for #WorldCancerDay. Recently, he published his book, This is Remission: A Four-Time Cancer Survivor's Memories of Treatment, Struggle, and Life, available on Amazon. His website is www.ryanhamner.com


Ways That People Affected by Cancer Can Earn Money

July 24, 2020

Here, a survivor lists some alternative ways that patients with cancer or survivors in need of flexible employment can earn extra money.

COVID-19: For Many Cancer Survivors, Avoiding Infection is Very Familiar

April 13, 2020

Cancer treatment has taught many survivors how to combat infection, a useful skill to adjusting life amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Ronald McDonald House: Going Back After 30 Years

March 29, 2020

30 years after cancer treatment, one survivor returns to the Ronald McDonald House that made a major difference in their cancer journey.

Four Things You Can Do After Cancer Treatment

March 12, 2020

Four things you can do to help protect yourself and cope after cancer.

Did You Really Have Cancer Four Times?

March 04, 2020

Everything changes after a cancer diagnosis, and the ramifications can follow you into the workplace.

How Anticipation Can Be The Best Gift For A Kid With Cancer

February 10, 2020

The story of a Bamba, a Granddaddy, a parachute man and the anticipation to get through another procedure.

Parents of Childhood Cancer Survivors Face Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Even Years Later

July 03, 2019

Cancer can bring about post-traumatic stress disorder that can linger for many years in both survivors of childhood cancer and their parents.

Cancer Treatment, Resilience and a Brother Made of Concrete

June 18, 2019

Can fitness make you physically prepared for a medical detour?

Three Things to Avoid When Trying to Feel Normal Again After Cancer

June 10, 2019

Here are three things I learned to avoid when recovering from cancer treatment.

'Here Comes the Sun' and Innovation

June 03, 2019

Having hope in the now is really faith in the future.