• Survivor Profile

    A Second Chance

    After the deaths of her sister and mother from cancer and a bout with osteosarcoma as a teenager, Court Simmons vowed to “do something amazing” with her life. Her goal is to be a pediatric oncology nurse.

    by Lindsey Konkel

  • Q&A

    A Rare Drive

    Chordoma survivor Josh Sommer brings together researchers and patients to develop better treatments for an uncommon cancer.

    by Kate Yandell

  • Survivor Profile

    Betting on Science

    Diagnosed with a rare and incurable blood cancer, Jack Whelan is a passionate booster for research, clinical trials and affordable treatments.

    by Betty Russell

  • Forward Look

    Orphan Drugs Still Find a Home

    Thirty years on, landmark federal legislation continues to benefit patients with rare cancers.

    by Emily Gertz


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