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Hero of Hope

Heroes of Hope (2016)

This book includes stories submitted to the 2016 Hero of Hope Patient Award by readers of CONQUER: the patient voice magazine. This award honors all people diagnosed with cancer, cancer survivors, and their dedicated oncology nurses, doctors, and families, and their entire communities. The stories included in the Heroes of Hope publication were submitted by the nurses who care for patients with cancer, family members, friends, or the patients themselves.
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How My Nurse Navigator Helped Me
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2019 Hero of Hope Patient Award winner Kirstin Arbon explains how her nurse navigator provided her with guidance, wisdom, and support during her cancer journey.
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My Journey as an Expectant Mother Diagnosed with Cancer
By Kirsten Arbon
2019 Hero of Hope Patient Award winner Kirstin Arbon speaks about her experience of being treated for cancer while pregnant, and offers advice to survivors and their loved ones.
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Supporting Families with the KM3 Project
By Kirsten Arbon
2019 Hero of Hope Patient Award winner Kirstin Arbon discusses her non-profit, the KM3 Project, which provides financial support to patients with cancer who are parents of children under 18.
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AONN+ Announces Winner of the 2018 CONQUER: the patient voice Hero of Hope Patient Award
Jessica Morris, whose two-year experience with brain cancer led her to create OurBrainBank, a nonprofit organization in support of people with glioblastoma.
Last modified: October 8, 2017

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