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Tori Tomalia and her family.
Five Questions

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.

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Five Questions

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.

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Treatment

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.

Woman making a smoothie in a blender.
Nutrition

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.

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Risk Factors

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.

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Treatment

7 Helpful Diet Changes With Lung Cancer

Whether you have nausea from chemotherapy, want to cut sugar after surgery, or simply seek to manage your lung cancer symptoms, a healthy diet can help.

Millie Torchia and her girls in selfie.
Five Questions

A Non-Smoker’s Lung Cancer Journey

Stage IV lung cancer struck Millie when she was only 43, even though she never smoked. Read her story about how the experience turned her world upside down.

Danielle Sepulveres
Treatment

Don’t Feel Embarrassed About HPV

Danielle was too embarrassed to tell her friends she was diagnosed with HPV 12 years ago. Now, she’s raising awareness of the common virus.