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    Blankets of Support

    Teenage cancer survivor provides comfort to children with cancer.

    by Thomas Celona

  • Policy Matters

    Patient Advocacy Is Driving Change

    Patient advocates strengthen every aspect of research, from funding innovative science and informing research design, to leading efforts on Capitol Hill to build support for research.

    by Carrie Treadwell, MBA

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    Bringing Joy to the Pediatric Ward

    Students Lara Jabbour and Nazanin Nayeri work to cheer up hospital staff and patients.

    by Bradley Jones

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    Cakes for Cancer

    Inspired by a family friend, Chase Sloan has published a recipe book with proceeds going toward cancer research.

    by Erin O'Donnell

  • Roadblocks to Care

    Some cancer patients struggle to find transportation to their appointments. The coronavirus pandemic has further limited options for patients looking for rides.

    by Anna Goshua

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    Smiling Faces

    Rich Nardiello seeks to bring a smile to children with cancer.

    by Bradley Jones

  • Survivor Profile

    An Unlikely Pivot

    Medha Deoras-Sutliff's experience with breast cancer fueled her interest in advocacy for breast cancer patients and, more recently, her support for research on rare cancers.

    by Lindsey Konkel

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    Patients With Pets

    A helping hand for pet owners receiving cancer treatment.

    by Jackie Oshiro

  • Virtual Connection in a Time of Social Distance

    Responding to the coronavirus, patient advocates and nonprofits expand existing outreach initiatives and launch new ones.

    by Marci A. Landsmann

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    Filling a Void

    A mother whose son was diagnosed with Burkitt leukemia works to improve access to mental health services for teenagers.

    by Elizabeth Rosto Sitko

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