Patient Perspective: Advice From a Head and Neck Cancer Survivor

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From the 2017 ASCO Survivorship Symposium in San Diego, three-time cancer survivor Pat Gavin, shares advice for patients diagnosed with head and neck cancer. Pat discusses the importance of taking life one day at a time and playing an active role in your care by researching on your own about new testing and treatments.

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