Irene Hutchins, M.D.


Cancer Survivor Celebrates by Dancing with Scripps Doctor

Irene Hutchins, M.D., and her patient Steve Valentine, both accomplished ballroom dancers, made a pact to dance together once he had recovered from late-stage Burkitt lymphoma. They performed their victory dance June 11 during Cancer Survivors Day at Scripps Green Hospital, in La Jolla, California, where Hutchins treated Valentine.

Jeannette Keton


Fighting Cancer One Colon at a Time

Young adult survivor Molly McMaster turns her experience into a national tour and non-profit group dedicated to raising awareness on colon cancer.

Manager of Navigation Services, Orange Regional Medical Center


Helping Patients Fight Cancer With All Her Heart and Soul


Carol Boulet


Sometimes Cancer Patients Must Console Others

When I returned home from my first visit to my surgeon after my diagnosis of breast cancer, I could see the look of worry on my mother's face.

Kristen Thompson, RN-BC, BSN, CPON


My Beautiful Princess

SLEEPING SOUNDLY, 5-year-old Malia moved slowly in her bed, teddy and blanket close to her side.

Jill O’Donnell-Tormey


Going On Trial

Clinical trials can provide patients with early access to promising cancer immunotherapies.

Jonah Feldman


HER2 Status May Influence Time to Next Treatment Post-Enhertu

Findings were presented at the 2023 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium from a study investigating real-world patients who received Enhertu for advanced breast cancer.

Wayne Lewis


Supportive care medicine is key to truly comprehensive cancer care

City of Hope sets the bar for treating people, not just diseases.

Marissa Holzer


A Month of Milestones and My Cancer Anniversary

This March marks 10 years since my diagnosis of de novo metastatic breast cancer and four years since my cancer has been stable.

Michelle Sottile, B.S.N., RN, OCN


Oncology Nurses Tend To The Unspoken Needs Of Patients with Cancer

Oncology nurses tend to the needs of patients with cancer with great care, but they also tend to the unspoken needs of their patients.

Kailuani Facciani


Having Metastatic Breast Cancer Won't Stop Me

When people tell me I have metastatic cancer, I don't let their doom and gloom stop me — I'm going to bloom like a flower.

Victor Jacobson


Genuine Care and Advice for Patients With Cancer

One person describes an oncology nurse practitioner as one to give practical advice and guidance for everyone she encounters.

Dr. Brian Berryman


From Clinics to Mountaintops: A Hero for Patients With Multiple Myeloma

For over 20 years, Dr. Brian Berryman has been a tireless advocate and compassionate care provider for those affected by multiple myeloma.

Caitlin Flanagan


Treating HER2+ Metastatic Breast Cancer During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Caitlin Flanagan, a patient with HER2+ metastatic breast cancer, and Sara A. Hurvitz, M.D., discuss treatment approaches and modifications during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Diane Taglioli-Hura


Having Hope During Cancer

During cancer, we all share a common denominator: hope.

Christine Cooper, RN, BSN


Key Takeaways for Patients With Myelofibrosis

Patients with myelofibrosis should reflect on their personal priorities and quality of life goals, understand the range of available JAK inhibitor treatment options, and openly communicate with their doctor to arrive at a shared decision for managing their disease.

Bobbie Vails


Cancer Took Me From Disfigured to Prideful

Now having conquered three cancers and am fighting metastatic pancreatic cancer, scars from all the surgeries within the last 26 years have shown victories and hope.

Dr. Balazs Halmos


'All Roads Lead to Roman': A Hero Among Lung Cancer Doctors

Dr. Roman Perez-Soler received his original training in Spain but has been a constant beloved presence in the U.S. lung cancer arena for more than 30 years.

Ronald Chin


Balancing Act: Navigating Self-Image, Autonomy and Rehabilitation After Cancer

After cancer, I've been learning to maintain a positive attitude regarding my self-image and rehabilitation.

Fred Mieser


Knowledge and Compassion Can Be a Phone Call Away

A patient undergoing treatment for neuroendocrine tumors maintained a positive attitude about his cancer through phone calls from his care manager to check in after appointments, among other efforts.

Estelamari Rodriguez, MD, MPH


Unmet Needs in the Management of EGFR Exon 20–Positive NSCLC

Before closing out their discussion on treatment for EGFR Exon 20–Positive NSCLC, experts discuss prominent unmet needs in this setting.

Nina Luker


When Faced With Death, Live Life to the Fullest, Says a Cancer Survivor

“I had to choose one of two paths, to become the victim and let the disease control me or take control of the disease and fight for my life. The moment I chose to fight was the moment life opened all of its beauty,” writes a lymphoma survivor.

Darlene Benson


If I Can Face Cancer, I Can Face Anything

Within a short period of time, Darlene Benson lost her dog, brother-in-law, and some of her best friends. But, at the same time, she conquered cancer. She says that if she can face that, she can face anything.

Nicole Reyes


Out of the Darkness of Cancer and Into the Light

Out of the darkness there is sometimes light, and in South Florida, Dr. Mark Block is a beacon of hope and light for many patients who’ve recently received a diagnosis of cancer.

Russ Conroy


Cabometyx, Tecentriq Combo Improves Time to Progression in mCRPC

Cabometyx plus Tecentriq led to improved progression-free survival compared with novel hormonal therapy in patients with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer.

Stacie Eirich


Prisms of Sparkling Light Through Cancer's Storm

Cancer comes with an awful storm, but the prisms of light can make it a little less worse.

Lisa Haines


Rock Star Lung Cancer Supporter and Advocate

A lung cancer survivor describes a passionate advocate who has changed the world of many patients.