Cancer ResearchFamily MembersMelanoma
Diagnosed with melanoma a few weeks after her wedding, Meredith died of the disease 4 months later, at age 35. Her family created Meredith’s Mission for Melanoma, a non-profit organization, to support melanoma research and increase awareness of this deadly cancer.
CaregiversFamily MembersFrom Your Navigator
Lillie Shockney describes some of the best ways that families and caregivers can help a loved one who has been diagnosed with cancer, and provides tips for caregivers to simultaneously make sure they are taking care of themselves.
Family MembersFrom Your NavigatorInfusion of HopeWeb Exclusives
Lillie Shockney shares a touching, personal story of an experience she had at the Young Survival Coalition Summit, where she held a workshop called “Building Your Legacy."
Family MembersHero of Hope
2017 Hero of Hope Patient Award winner Melissa Marshall offers advice that she believes will help the families and loved ones of people with cancer cope with the difficult journeys that come with a cancer diagnosis and treatment.
Family MembersFinancial SupportPediatric CancerSupport Services
The Emilio Nares Foundation, located in San Diego, CA, helps children and their families navigate through a cancer diagnosis with valuable services, from a cost-saving transportation program to modified shirts with easy access to chemotherapy ports.
Family MembersPediatric Cancer
By Kelsey Moroz
The power of mother’s intuition guided La Toya Johnson to ensure her daughter, Yantusha, received the proper care she needed.
A few weeks after beginning treatment for non-Hodgkin lymphoma in 2005, 21-year-old Christopher Robin Wibeto told his mother Debra that he wasn’t afraid to die. The conversation stuck with her, because “at the time, dying wasn’t even a thought,” Debra said at a recent press conference.
Family MembersPatient StoriesWeb Exclusives
“This all stemmed from seeing the therapy dog at the hospital and believing I could make a difference, especially after the situation I went through,” says Kelli Coppinger about her dog, Bandit, becoming a therapy dog.
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