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October 2017 Vol 3 No 5

Issue Introductions

You probably received this issue of CONQUER from your oncology navigator. If you want to continue receiving it directly to your home, just complete the enclosed postcard and mail it. Here is a rundown of what is in this issue:

Breast CancerPatient Stories
Lisa D’Ottavio, who has no family history of breast cancer, recounts her journey with breast cancer, which began with a phone call from her breast surgeon.
Breast Cancer
Laura Farrington, DO, offers an overview of what to expect with a breast cancer diagnosis as a young woman.
Esophageal CancerPatient Stories
Donna Avery describes her stage III esophageal cancer diagnosis and the path that led her to regain her ability to do something that brings her joy: whistling.
Art Therapy
This piece by Alisa Lehman reflects her feelings about the ubiquitous pink ribbon campaign, from the perspective of someone with a metastatic disease.
Hero of Hope
These 4 finalists were selected from your nominations for the Third Annual Hero of Hope™ Patient Award.
Cancer ResearchMultiple MyelomaPatient Advocacy
Jack Aiello, multiple myeloma survivor, looks at the importance of patient advocacy and breaks down the different areas of advocacy.
The Engaged PatientWorking and Cancer
Fighting cancer is a full-time job in itself, so what about your other job? Here are some pointers to help you juggle the workplace and cancer.
Poetry
This creative poem by Amir Steinberg, MD, is inspired by the Broadway show "Hamilton," and explores the virtues of stem-cell transplantation.
ImmunotherapyPersonalized Medicine
An interview with Ross Maclean, MD, PhD, Senior Vice President, Head of Medical at Precision Health Economics, Princeton, NJ, about the importance of personalized medicine in the treatment of cancer.
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