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Patient Stories

How My Battle Against Cancer Made Me a Better Entrepreneur
Patient StoriesSurvivorshipWork & Cancer
“I think most entrepreneurs believe they are superhuman,” says Jonathan Passley, a business owner, husband, and new father, whose world was turned upside down when he was diagnosed with cancer at age 29.
My Biomarker Story, and Why I Advocate for Genetic Testing
BiomarkersPatient AdvocacyPatient StoriesColorectal Cancer
Wenora Y. Johnson, 3-time survivor, shares her cancer story and encourages patients to ask their care team about biomarker testing.
Reaching for the Stars Along with a Brain Cancer Diagnosis
Brain CancerPatient Stories
"What I remember clearly is that I was supposed to have only 14 to 18 months to live. That was about 6 years ago," says Melanie Kabo.
Coping with Cancer as a Nonbeliever
Cervical CancerPatient Stories
Read Erica Stum's thoughtful exploration of faith in relation to a cancer diagnosis.
Alex Trebek’s Cancer Announcement
Pancreatic CancerPatient Stories
When Alex Trebek posted a video so he could speak directly to viewers of his popular television quiz show, the news that he’s fighting stage IV pancreatic cancer led to a huge outpouring of emotion and concern. Read more here about this cancer and Trebek’s plans for his future.
You Never Think It Will Happen to You
Breast CancerPatient Stories
Regina Groce, a young wife and mother, thought her life was everything it was supposed to be, until a devastating phone call after surgery to remove a lump in her breast revealed she was carrying the BRCA mutation.
Good That Comes from Bad: My Prostate Cancer Story
Patient StoriesProstate Cancer
A doctor’s mistake left Richard Churchill reeling, but during treatment for prostate cancer he found solace in nature and in many new relationships with patients, caregivers, and family members.
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