The Your Stories podcast series from ASCO’s Conquer Cancer Foundation provides insight into what it’s like to conquer cancer from different viewpoints. The podcasts featured here investigate what inspires doctors and nurses to give the best care.
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Losing a loved one to cancer is hard. Learn how Valerie Guild is honoring her daughter’s life by working to save the lives of others through advocacy.
Donating your hair is a great way to support people with cancer who have lost theirs. Here’s everything you need to know to get started.
TeMaya Eatmon’s friendship with a fellow breast cancer patient inspired her in ways she never imagined possible. Learn how heartbreaking loss led to a life-changing role as an advocate.
In this Voices on Cancer post, patient advocate and breast cancer survivor Terri Wingham talks about giving back to the community after cancer.
Did you know that scientists can use samples from our bodies to learn more about cancer and how to treat it? These samples are called biospecimens, and people can donate them to help make progress in cancer research regardless of whether they have cancer.
Therapy animals offer comfort in a wide variety of difficult and stressful settings. Learn more about how to help someone with cancer by training your pet to be a therapy animal.
National Young Adult Cancer Awareness Week runs from April 4 to 10. In this month’s From the Editor’s Desk, Dr. Lidia Schapira writes about some specific challenges that young adults with cancer face and why building awareness of young adult cancer is so important.
More than 44,000 blood donations are needed every day, according to the American Red Cross. Donating blood or platelets is safe and simple, and it can save lives.
It takes just minutes to donate umbilical cord blood, but the gift can make a lifetime of difference. Here are the facts.