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  • Survivor Profile

    Handle With Care

    Brain cancer survivor Lanette Veres sends cards and packages to others with the disease. She believes no one should face cancer alone.

    by Lindsey Konkel

  • Survivor Profile

    A Sister’s Circle

    School counselor Diane Nathaniel creates communities for herself and those around her in Brooklyn and beyond. Her cancer diagnosis led her into patient advocacy.

    by Marci A. Landsmann

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    Still in the Game

    ESPN reporter Holly Rowe worked through melanoma treatment.

    by Lindsey Konkel

  • Survivor Profile

    A Lesson in Service

    Rabbi Ben David was comfortable in his role of helping those in need, but he had to rely on others after his lymphoma diagnosis. The marathon runner has returned to an active life one step at a time.

    by Lindsey Konkel

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    The Bridge Builder

    Breast cancer survivor Bob Riter forges connections among people affected by all types of cancer.

    by Marci A. Landsmann

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    The Power of Patients

    Janet Freeman-Daily helps put patients at the center of lung cancer research.

    by Robin Meadows

  • Survivor Profile

    A Long Road Back

    Multiple myeloma survivor Gary Lambert deploys inventiveness and fortitude to deal with cancer.

    by Lindsey Konkel

  • Survivor Profile

    Family Matters

    After Shigeo Tsuruoka was diagnosed with stomach cancer, his family came together to help him. His daughter, Aki Smith, was by his side as he navigated treatment and recovery. Now she offers guidance to other stomach cancer patients and caregivers.

    by Kate Yandell

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    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

  • Advocacy In Action

    Fearless Friends

    Lori Marx-Rubiner and AnneMarie Ciccarella met on social media and grew close through their cancer research advocacy.

    by Sue Rochman

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  • Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

    Cervical cancer now accounts for less than 1% of cancer-related deaths among women in the United States.

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  • Imaging and Immunotherapy

    Imaging a patient’s cancer—and the responses generated by the immune system—can provide information that may guide treatment decisions.

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