Latest by Sheila M. Eldred

How Can You Raise Bladder Cancer Awareness?

From lobbying your lawmakers on Capitol Hill to sharing your story in the media, here are great ways to raise awareness of this deadly disease.

An Inspiring Bladder Cancer Survivor Story

Cynthia Kinsella was devastated when she first got her bladder cancer diagnosis, but she feels great 12 years later. Learn how it changed her life.

Ever Heard of GEJ Cancers?

If you’ve never heard of the gastroesophageal junction, you're not alone. Read this slideshow to find out more about these little-known cancers.

9 Ways to Treat Yourself Post-Gastrectomy

Practice self-care after your gastrectomy by eating right, getting enough rest, and treating yourself to some relaxation time.

When a Dentist Gets Throat Cancer

Bruce, a dentist with 40 years of experience, knew the importance of oral cancer screening. But he never expected to be diagnosed with the cancer himself.

As A Child, She Had Bone Cancer, As An Adult? Non-smoker Lung Cancer

Tori Tomalia had bone cancer when she was young, and spent most of a year at the Mayo Clinic. When she was 37, she was diagnosed with lung cancer. Here's her story.

Former Teacher Uses Social Media to Educate About Multiple Myeloma

Fifth grade teacher Cindy Chmielewski left the classroom when she was diagnosed with multiple myeloma (MM), but didn’t stop educating others – her classroom just went virtual. Cindy is now a social media powerhouse in the MM community. Here’s her story.

Make a Care Plan After Head and Neck Cancer

A care plan ensures that you and your doctors are on the same page about your post-cancer treatment. Here's how to make yours.

Life After Tonsil Cancer: One Woman’s Journey

When Lisa lost part of her tongue to an aggressive throat cancer, she had to get creative about food. Here's her story.

Reduce Your Risk of Head and Neck Cancer

Stopping tobacco use is the best way to protect yourself from head and neck cancers, along with these other important lifestyle changes.