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There are so many questions that come with a cancer diagnosis — questions about treatment, side effects, caregiving, survivorship and more.

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A Letter to Myself: You Were Made for This Breast Cancer Journey

October 20th 2020, 4:00pm


Paula Schneider, president and CEO of Susan G. Komen®, writes to her younger self on the lessons and challenges she faced as a patient with breast cancer.

Hope And The Patient With Cancer

October 18th 2020, 8:00pm


Hope is a potent ally for the patient with cancer, and it is a response that helps inform a patient's journey with cancer.

Living As A 'Triple Threat' Breast Cancer Survivor

October 17th 2020, 6:00pm


Understanding cancer as a professional is one thing, but once you go through the journey it takes on a whole different understanding.

'I Struck a Deal With God': A Cancer Survivor's Story on Finding Faith

October 11th 2020, 2:00pm


One cancer survivor details her winding treatment journey, and how by making herself a deal found the faith to keep moving forward.

When Surviving Cancer is only the Beginning

October 5th 2020, 4:00pm


For head and neck cancer survivor Jason Mendelsohn surviving cancer was only the beginning of his journey as handling severe side effects from treatment altered his day-to-day life.

License to Live: How a Fishing Retreat Liberated Me from Cancer

September 27th 2020, 6:00pm


Talking about cancer can be a great burden but sharing one’s story can be liberating. Even if you share it while fishing.

3 Mindset Hacks That Can Keep Women Facing Breast Cancer Calm and Happy

September 26th 2020, 6:00pm


Looking to change your mindset when facing down breast cancer? Here are 3 hacks to keep you calm and happy.

Chatting with Cancer and Getting ‘Sweet’ Revenge

September 23rd 2020, 4:00pm


I suffered a recurrence a few years ago and couldn’t bear to hear, or utter, the word “cancer.” So, I decided to counter-attack by belittling the disease and calling it “chocolate.” Then, I got my sweet revenge.

What it Was Like to Lose My Niece to Cancer

September 20th 2020, 6:00pm


The call that raised the hair on my arms, which is the one I least expected, came at 7:30 a.m. during a sales meeting.

Hope for The Cancer Journey

September 19th 2020, 6:00pm


As difficult as my cancer journey was, there were a lot of good things that came out of it. Cancer changed my life. It changed my perspective. It showed me what is truly important and valuable in life.