Share Your Story Submissions
There are so many questions that come with a cancer diagnosis — questions about treatment, side effects, caregiving, survivorship and more.
Your stories help us achieve our mission of combining science and humanity to make cancer understandable.
To share your story, submit it via a Word document to email@example.com for your chance to have your story highlighted here, and please be sure to include "Share Your Story" in the subject line.
CURE® accepts submissions of personal essays from readers relating to their own cancer experience. Submission of your work to CURE® does not guarantee publication. CURE® does not offer compensation for general submissions.
CURE® reserves the right to edit submissions for clarity, content, and length and in accordance with CURE®’s style guide and standards. By submitting your work to CURE®, you acknowledge that the ownership of the copyright rights in any edited version belong to CURE® as an original creation of a derivative work. You also acknowledge that if you submit work elsewhere, you will not have the right to use CURE®’s edited version without CURE®’s prior written permission.
August 27th 2020
I am not pining for the end of the pandemic, which makes me a bit of a weirdo among people I know, even though the end of the pandemic would be wonderful. I have been changed as a result of my cancer diagnosis, for it taught me that things can change at any moment.
August 22nd 2020
Anxiety, fear and panic may be some of the most difficult feelings to manage during cancer treatment. Here are some ways of dealing with these emotions to make you feel better.
August 19th 2020
Patients with stage 4 metastatic breast cancer need so much more. All I want is more time, because six years is just not enough.
August 16th 2020
Often overlooked is the potential connection between radiation from the mobile devices in our life and cancer. One patient details the potential impact on her life.
August 14th 2020
Every cancer journey is unique, and everyone's personal story is different. But COVID-19 has given many people the chance to see the world from the shoes of a cancer survivor.
August 14th 2020
The cancer journey can show you what it really means to fight for your life.
August 11th 2020
Cancer comes with its many challenges and pitfalls, but that doesn't mean it has to all be bad news.
August 2nd 2020
“It was as if the burning fires of our pre-cancer days had been completely extinguished. There weren't even smoldering embers left.”
July 21st 2020
In honor of the second annual Glioblastoma Awareness Day in the United States, Erica Finamore shares her story of the journey and untimely passing of her husband Jon Marc. But how that passing has still given to the research of brain cancer.
June 15th 2020
A caregiver sheds light on the trials and tribulations of his wife's cancer journey and describes his awe in watching his wife's strength.
June 10th 2020
Even the smallest of realizations can feel like a miracle.
June 10th 2020
Mary Trouba, a patient with metastatic inflammatory breast cancer, talks about the 20 things she has learned on her own cancer journey.