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Leukemia & Lymphoma Society: A Valuable Resource for Patients and Caregivers

Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma patients and caregivers can take advantage of the LLS's information resource center, local chapters, and a wide range of additional services.

Share your story online, via social meeting, through written word.

4 Reasons and 4 Ways to Share Your Story of Living With Psoriasis

If you have psoriasis, sharing your story may be difficult. Learn these tips for inspiring others, raising awareness and expressing yourself with psoriasis.

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What Might Surprise You About Advocating On Capitol Hill?

Learn what parts of patient advocacy in Washington, D.C. might be so different, they surprise you, including what an "ask" is and who you'll meet.

Alisha Bridges leading a psoriasis awareness walk.

Why Are You a Patient Advocate?

Six HealthCentral patient experts covering conditions like psoriasis and breast cancer discuss why patient advocacy is an important part of their lives.

U.S. Capitol building in Washington D.C.

7 Tips for Patient Advocacy on Capitol Hill

If you're a patient advocate planning to bring your message of awareness to Capitol Hill, these 7 tips can help you prepare for your trip to Washington D.C.

Charis Hill speaks at press conference in 2017.

Insights In Patient Advocacy

The HealthCentral writers you know and love share their knowledge of advocating, including on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., and at home.

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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.

Annie, her husband Sven, and their kids Calvin, Evelyn, and Sylvia. Annie began seeing signs of colorectal cancer, like blood in her stool, about a month after this family vacation to Disney World.

Mother With Rectal Cancer Finds Community

Annie Schreiber was amazed by the support she and her family recieved while she was undergoing treatment for stage 3 rectal cancer.

Blue ribbon tied on woman's finger for colon cancer awareness.

All Things Blue For Colon Cancer Awareness

Check out these creative ways to show your colon cancer awareness by wearing blue.

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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.