Nina Luker

Nina Luker is a 25-year-old stage 4 diffuse large B-cell lymphoma survivor. Luker currently leads Partnerships at a digital tech platform called Shuttlerock.

She discovered her passion to serve others during her cancer diagnosis and became a board-certified health coach through the Institute for Integrative Nutrition. Luker is dedicated to helping inspire others to move through tragedy with a glass half full mentality.

Did Surviving Cancer Flip the Script on How I Was Treated on Social Media?

February 23rd 2022

Nina Luker has shared her journey with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma on social media with more than 100,000 followers, but says she noticed a difference in the kinds of comments she received after treatment was over and she was deemed “not as vulnerable” anymore.

Cancer Survivor Encourages Others to Create a Daily Routine to Help Cope with ‘Scanxiety’

February 8th 2022

“Coping for me has been routine-based, and that is making sure I do the things that are in my day that are really foundationally making me feel joyful,” says a survivor of an advanced-stage cancer on how to cope with “scanxiety.”

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

December 21st 2021

“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.

How to Brighten a Cancer Survivor’s Day

November 8th 2021

A cancer survivor offers tips to family, friends and strangers on how to support those with cancer.

What Does It Mean to Be a Cancer Survivor?

October 25th 2021

“When survival became my identity, things began to shift in my life forever,” writes a blood cancer survivor.

Survivor Offers 5 Tips on Becoming Your Own Advocate

August 3rd 2021

Nina Luker, a healthy 25 year old, felt invincible. But she says that "naïve perspective was disrupted in a matter of hours."

How Do You Get Back to a ‘Normal Life’ After Cancer?

July 9th 2021

Do you keep your job? Your friends? One cancer survivor discusses her decisions after being told her non-Hodgkin lymphoma was in remission.

How TikTok Helped One Survivor Discover Connection and Community

April 15th 2021

Lymphoma survivor Nina Luker talks about receiving a diagnosis at age 24 and how sharing her story with nearly 200,000 supporters on social media helped her find purpose.

How TikTok Helped One Cancer Survivor Find Connection and Community

March 11th 2021

This week on the “CURE® Talks Cancer” podcast, we spoke with lymphoma survivor Nina Luker about what it was like to receive a diagnosis at age 24, and how sharing her story with nearly 200,000 supporters on TikTok and Instagram led her to find purpose with the Lymphoma Research Foundation.

Cancer Survivor Offers Tips on How to Help Loved Ones Get Through Difficult Times

March 9th 2021

Nearly one year ago to the day, 24-year-old Nina Luker was completely blindsided by a diagnosis of non-Hodgkin lymphoma. But after powering through treatments in the thick of the COVID-19 pandemic, Luker is now cancer-free and offering advice to those who may be looking for ways to help their loved ones through difficult times of their own.