Patient Stories

Former White House Cancer Moonshot Leader: Challenges and Hope for Cancer

In this exclusive Patient Power interview, host Andrew Schorr connects with Greg Simon, Executive Director of the Cancer Initiative for the Biden Foundation and a CLL survivor, to discuss medical progress in the U.S., the establishment of the Biden Cancer Initiative, and more.


Survivorship Care: A Doctor Turned Cancer Survivor Shares Advice

From our coverage of the 2017 ASCO Survivorship Symposium in San Diego, former clinician and lymphoma survivor Dr. Wendy Harpham tells her story and shares her knowledge of survivorship.


Three-Time Cancer Survivor’s Perspective: Insight and Advice for Others

In this Patient Power replay, three-time cancer survivor Pat Gavin explains why he was inspired to become an advocate and shares advice for fellow survivors.


Culture and Healthcare: Two Sisters Empowering the Hispanic Community

At the 2017 ASCO survivorship meeting in San Diego, breast cancer survivor Shirley Pacheco and her sister, LatinaSHARE co-director and also a breast cancer survivor, Jennie Santiago, share how they are working to empower the Hispanic community.


Keeping Family in Mind: A Cancer Survivor’s Advice for Experts

A cancer survivor talks about his hope for the future and advice he shared with his medical team.


Facing Breast Cancer As a Clinician: The Powerful Perspective of a Mother-Daughter Team

Mother and daughter, both nurses, Madeline and Kristen share their journey in dealing with cancer and survivorship following Kristen’s breast cancer diagnosis at age 35.


Care Partner Support: Working Together As a Couple

How do you keep your marriage, family and work life together when your spouse is diagnosed with a serious illness? Husband and wife, Stephanie and Lee Holmberg, share their story.


Where Are They Now?

Over the years, Patient Power has interviewed thousands of powerful patients from all over the world as they shared their stories, insights and advice. So how are they doing today? In our “Where Are They Now” series, we catch up with our guests as they give an update on their journeys.


Breaking the Cancer Silence

Cherry Sloane-Medrano, nurse at MD Anderson Cancer Center, and also a cancer survivor, shares her vision for a shared culture that breaks the silence about cancer.


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