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Dionna Koval enjoys the view from a pedestrian bridge

Moving Forward with Metastatic Breast Cancer

Get tips for facing the future with metastatic breast cancer, including self-compassion, education, advocacy, and connecting with your support network.

Patti and her son

Becoming a Mother When You Have an Incurable Disease

Patti was faced with a seemingly impossible decision: live in fear or live for right now. She chose today. What would you do?

Woman in a hospital bed receiving good news from her doctor.

CAR T-Cells Beat Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma

Emily Dumler had 6 months to live after unsuccessful treatment for non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, but has been in remission for three years since receiving CAR T-cell therapy.

Breast cancer patient advocate, Nancy Cappello.

Dense Breast Advocate Nancy Cappello Dies

Nancy Cappello's advocacy for breast density notification in mammogram reports resulted in legislation in 36 American states, a move that saves lives.

Hands holding "HOPE", "O" is ovarian cancer awareness ribbon.

An Ovarian Cancer Survivor's Advice for Women

After her own experience with ovarian cancer, Joan made it her mission to educate other women about this formidable disease.

Mother holding her child's hand.

Mom Time Counts with Metastatic Breast Cancer

Rhonda Howell, who has metastatic breast cancer, savors the time she spends with her 6-year-old son, and aims to see him graduate from high school.

Firefighter Steve DeLuca and family pose in front of one of his station's trucks.

Colon Cancer Survivor, Firefighter…and Model?

In this Q&A, colon cancer surivivor Steve DeLuca explains how he became topless calendar model, and the things you shouldn't say to someone living with cancer.

Bruce Trulson, D.D.S. holding cake in his office.

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.

Dave deBronkart is "e-patient Dave."

Let Patients Help: Q&A With "e-Patient Dave"

HealthCentral talks to "e-Patient Dave," an advocate who empowers people with medical conditions to become active in their healthcare.

Cristina Gasparetto

How a Brilliant Multiple Myeloma M.D. Found Her Calling

All it took was one unusual multiple-myelmona patient, and Cristina Gasparetto, M.D., was sold.