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5 Things an Ovarian Cancer Survivor Wants You to Know

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

How Cervical Cancer Taught a Mom the Importance of HPV Vaccination

When Sylvia had her children vaccinated against the human papillomavirus (HPV) at the advice of her pediatrician, she didn’t fully understand the significance. Then, she found out she had the virus herself.

By Bethany Kandel

5 Things I Learned From Cervical Cancer Treatment

Linda, a cervical cancer survivor, shares her advice on how to stay strong — mentally and physically — throughout your cancer treatment journey.

By Stephanie Stephens

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.

By Sheila M. Eldred

Bladder Cancer Survivor: ‘I had to decide what my priorities were: living, or losing my bladder’

Cynthia Kinsella didn’t sleep much the night after a biopsy revealed she had invasive bladder cancer. She calls it one of the worst nights of her life, spending much of it curled on the bathroom floor in the fetal position. She went on to create a large support network for other bladder cancer patients. Read more about her story.

By Sheila M. Eldred

Colorectal Cancer Magazine Features Colorectal Cancer Survivors

The magazine from The Colon Club replaces a popular calendar that featured colon cancer survivors.

By Bethany Kandel

Young Colorectal Cancer Patient Talks Stage 3 Cancer and the Community That's Helped Raise Her Children

Annie Schreiber discusses how family, friends, teachers, church members, and others rallied to her side as she and her husband raised their three children during her stage 3 rectal cancer treatment.

By Pamela Kaufman

How a Dentist’s Brush With Throat Cancer Changed How He Cares for Patients

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.

By Sheila M. Eldred

A Cancer Survivor's Guide to Heart Health

Cancer treatments can lead to heart problems or complications. Learn more about steps you can take to decrease your cardiac risks after treatment.

By Katherine Malmo

The Simple Pleasures of Survivorship

“Cancer forces you to stop. Everything is put on hold as you go through weeks or months of treatment. It’s impossible to work at the same pace, with the same intensity, that you did before your diagnosis.”

By PJ Hamel