Living with Cancer

Survivor Profiles

  • Survivor Profile

    Being Proactive About Prostate Cancer

    Brian Jones applies lessons he has learned to help other Black men facing the disease.

    by Suzanne McBride

  • Cancer Care Does Not Move in Straight Lines

    Cathy Nobil-Dutton did all the right things to protect her health, but a uterine cancer diagnosis showed her life doesn’t always go as expected.

    by Cathy Nobil-Dutton

  • Survivor Profile

    An Inspiration to Others

    Kay Kays, a 30-year pancreatic cancer survivor, works to advance research and raise awareness of the disease.

    by Lindsey Konkel Neabore

  • Light at the End of the Tunnel for ASPS Patients

    Immunotherapy has helped some young people with alveolar soft part sarcoma (ASPS), a rare cancer, but there’s more work to be done.

    by Kyle Bagenstose

  • Overcoming Lung Cancer Stigma With Understanding

    Shirley Muñoz wants to use her experience as a younger lung cancer patient to break down barriers to care for her community through translation and advocacy.

    by Cameron Walker

  • Survivor Profile

    A Can-Do Spirit

    Navy veteran and two-time cancer survivor Bruce Wright helps other veterans secure benefits for their health conditions.

    by Lindsey Konkel Neabore

  • Against All Odds

    At age 26, Manny Garcia was diagnosed with and fought pancreatic cancer.

    by Karon Warren

  • Finding the ‘Silent Killer’

    Strange symptoms led cancer care nurse Eve Spiegel to an ovarian cancer diagnosis.

    by Eve Spiegel

  • Making Treatment Decisions

    It’s not always clear what to do when cancer progresses. Abigail Johnston shares how she has approached treatment decisions since her metastatic breast cancer diagnosis in 2017.

    by Abigail M. Johnston

  • Survivor Profile

    Changing Course

    Initially diagnosed with ductal carcinoma in situ, Sabrina Mayhew’s persistence in seeking out experts would lead to tumor testing that indicated she could safely forgo chemotherapy.

    by Queen Muse