Monthly Archives: July 2013

Getting help through uncertain paths

By Victoria Li, a member of CSC’s Young Leadership Council I lost my mother to cancer just a month after I turned 24. Following her diagnosis of stage 4 esophageal cancer, she braved through more than two years of aggressive … Continue reading

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Making a decision about cancer treatment?

The good news in recent years is that there are more and more types of treatment for many kinds of cancer. No longer does “one size fit all” when you are making a decision about the type of treatment you’ll … Continue reading

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The lung cancer community speaks out

During a public meeting at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) last month, a lung cancer survivor shared her experience. When she was diagnosed years ago, the first thing her doctor said to her was, “How should we begin your … Continue reading

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Giving back by sharing your voice through the Cancer Experience Registry

If sharing your cancer journey could enhance the lives of others, would you help? I keep hearing that people who have been diagnosed with cancer want to give back.  They want to “pay it forward” so that the next person … Continue reading

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Tan expectations

Today the threat of skin cancer does not usually cross young peoples’ minds when they grab their towels and skip the sunscreen to lie out in the sun to get bronze skin. It is normal and very common to bring … Continue reading

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