Patient Stories

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.


David’s MPN Story: Why I Choose to Stay Positive

David Denny, a Baptist pastor from Canton, Ohio, shares his story with Patient Power about his 2013 diagnosis with primary myelofibrosis and discusses what he does to stay positive throughout his journey with the illness.


Making the Choice to Undergo Stem Cell Transplant for Myelofibrosis: A Patient Story

What factors should you consider when deciding to undergo a stem cell transplant (SCT) for myelofibrosis? Hear firsthand experience from Bo, who was diagnosed with an MPN at age 36.


An MPN Story: Planning for the Future 14 Years After Diagnosis

Margie Lunt is planning for her future in spite of living with a myeloproliferative neoplasm (MPN), known as myelofibrosis (MF). Hear how Margie’s faith and positive outlook allow her to live a full life with MF.


Partnering With Your Loved One to Get the Best Care

How can you best support your loved one when dealing with a cancer diagnosis? Meet Sylvia and John, a husband and wife MPN team.


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