Patient Stories

Brad Power (2nd from right) shares his thoughts on navigating cancer treatment during a panel co-hosted by Cancer Commons at the 2020 Precision Medicine World Conference in Silicon Valley, CA.

How to Advocate for Yourself: Advice from an Empowered Lymphoma Patient

Patient Stories |  Written by Brad Power

In 2018, on a trip to Lake Tahoe, I went to the emergency room for excruciating belly pain that was keeping me from sleeping. To my surprise, the care team discovered that my pain was due to lymphoma. I soon started a three-month treatment ...

Ellen McGregor Kortan visiting the ruins in Ancient Corinth, Greece, in October 2018, three months post-double mastectomy.
, , , ,

An Early Retired Globetrotter Navigates Breast Cancer Treatment Abroad

Patient Stories

Originally from the U.S., Ellen McGregor Kortan and her husband saved carefully and retired early so they could travel the world. They had ...

Learn More