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Patient Stories

Molecular Profiling and Immunotherapy Offered Me New Hope After Stage IV Lung Cancer Diagnosis
ImmunotherapyLung CancerPatient Stories
Christie Bevington shares her story of how immunotherapy was the only treatment that helped stop her cancer progression and relieve her back pain caused by lung cancer.
Hope Against All Odds: My Journey with Immunotherapy for Advanced Bladder Cancer
Bladder CancerImmunotherapyPatient Stories
Michael Morigi shares his very positive experience treating his stage III bladder cancer with immunotherapy.
CONQUER Cam: A Spotlight on Sara Olsher
Breast CancerCONQUER CamFamily MembersPatient Stories
Sara Olsher was diagnosed with breast cancer at 34 years old. Explaining her diagnosis to her 6-year-old daughter and parenting through her treatment proved to be difficult. To help families like hers, Sara founded Mighty + Bright, which provides resources for families going through hard times, and wrote and illustrated the children’s book, “Someone I Love Has Cancer.”
There Is Hope, Never Give Up!
Patient StoriesHead & Neck Cancer
After spending many nights in pain, unable to breathe, Kayla Sanderson was told that the lump in her neck was “nothing” but a bad ear infection. Finally, she found out a tumor was blocking her airways.
Déjà Vu
Patient StoriesBrain Cancer
Jennifer Reginald chronicles how nagging headaches turned into a brain tumor diagnosis, and how she had different tumors removed on the same day, twice, but 32 years apart.
Lessons Learned from My Journey with Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
Patient StoriesLeukemia
George Valentine was diagnosed with chronic lymphocytic leukemia in 2002. He shares some of his hard-learned tips on how to deal with a cancer diagnosis and the high costs of treatment.
Courage Through Cancer
Patient StoriesOvarian Cancer
Kristen Foreman dealt with an ovarian cancer diagnosis at age 33. After removal of her ovaries, she completed chemotherapy, followed by 6 weeks of radiation, during a global pandemic. She now aspires to support others facing similar circumstances.
No Pair, I Don’t Care!
Breast CancerCOVID-19 & CancerPatient Stories
In May 2019, Kiana Wooten went for a routine check-up. Read about how that routine visit turned into a breast cancer diagnosis for the 34-year-old Kiana, who had to be hospitalized during COVID-19.
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