• Advocacy Spotlight: Sorting Out Priorities

    Ovarian cancer survivor and research advocate Annie Ellis is teaming up with researchers to better equip patients with recurrent cancer to make treatment decisions.

    by Cici Zhang

  • Healing Through Art

    The Breast Cancer Art Project encourages breast cancer patients and survivors to produce—and share—art about their cancer experiences.

    by Ashley P. Taylor

  • Brain Cancer Patients Make Connections

    An app developed for glioblastoma patients allows them to track their symptoms and contribute to research.

    by Brad Jones

  • The Many Faces of Patient Advocacy

    Advocates shared their stories and projects at the AACR Annual Meeting.

    by Kate Yandell

  • Focusing on the Fundamentals

    National Cancer Institute director Norman “Ned” Sharpless meets with advocates and outlines areas of focus for the agency.

    by Marci A. Landsmann

  • A Response to Roadblocks

    The Biden Cancer Initiative Colloquium gathered experts to discuss obstacles preventing access to care at the AACR Annual Meeting.

    by Kevin McLaughlin

  • Supporting Survivors

    Panel of experts discuss survivorship challenges and potential areas for study.

    by Marci A. Landsmann

  • Cancer Researchers Offer Reasons for Optimism

    Cancer researchers and patient advocates spoke about progress against cancer at a public education forum sponsored by the American Association for Cancer Research.

    by Kevin McLaughlin

  • The Evolving Role of Patient Advocacy

    AACR’s Scientist↔Survivor Program marks a milestone as patient advocates continue to shape research and policy.

    by Marci A. Landsmann

  • An Advocate’s Guide to Attending Scientific Meetings

    Two graduates of the AACR Scientist↔Survivor Program share tips for getting the most out of large scientific conferences.

    by Bob Riter and Carole Baas


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