Patient Stories

Crafted Honesty: A Young Cancer Survivor's Dilemma
LymphomaPatient StoriesPediatric Cancer
To disclose or not to disclose having cancer, that is the question. Tonya Marie Pan, a survivor of stage III non-Hodgkin lymphoblastic lymphoma, shares insights into the difficulties of communicating with others as a patient with cancer.
Young Adults with Cancer at CancerCon
Patient StoriesPediatric Cancer
More than 600 young adults with cancer and cancer survivors attended this year’s CancerCon, the annual conference organized by Stupid Cancer, which took place on April 24-26, 2015, in Denver, CO. During the conference, young adult attendees shared with CONQUER their diverse journeys with cancer.
Leah’s Story: How One Girl with Melanoma Created a Platform
MelanomaPatient StoriesPediatric Cancer
Leah Valles, age 12, is an inspiration every day. After her hard battle with stage III melanoma, she decided that people just don’t know that skin cancer is deadly, that it can be prevented, and that it is the fastest growing cancer among teens and young adults.
Timing and Message Are Key When Talking to Children About Cancer
Family MembersPatient Stories
Here are some key points to consider when talking to kids about cancer, a delicate subject requiring careful communication.
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