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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.

By Sheila M. Eldred

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.

By Sheila M. Eldred

The Power of Patient Advocacy

Read the inspiring story of Trish Lannon, a colon cancer survior turned patient advocate who regularly speaks on Capitol Hill.

By Erin L. Boyle

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.

By Sheila M. Eldred

Rare Disease Advocate Encourages Advocating for Your Disease

Candace H. Lerman is the 1 in 10 Americans with a rare disease. Learn how she’s brought attention to her condition through advocating in Washington, D.C. on Capitol Hill.

By Erin L. Boyle

Building A Fitness Future With MS

Competitive bodybuilding is one way that David Lyons conquers multiple sclerosis. He also founded the MS Fitness Challenge (MSFC) charity to help bring his message worldwide.

By Lisa Emrich

Daily Bread: Fighting Obesity With Photography

A photographer works to illustrate cultural and social influences on family diet and health.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

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.

By Sheila M. Eldred

Helping Women Have Kids With Breast Cancer

When Melissa Thompson’s fertility preservation wasn’t covered by her insurance because of her breast cancer diagnosis, she took action.

By Katherine Malmo

Confronting RA by Getting Back on The Bike

The story of Randy Headrick and how a motorcross accident kickstarted his journey to living with RA.

By Pamela Kaufman