Human Answers to Your Cancer Questions

Whether you’re contemplating your next big treatment decision, preparing for an upcoming appointment, or researching the best way to support a loved one who's just been diagnosed - you've come to the right place. The Patient Story is here for you with human answers to your cancer questions.

Here you'll find a network of hundreds of voices - patients, survivors, caregivers, and medical experts - with insights into areas like how to navigate life after a diagnosis, the latest on promising treatments, and most importantly, connection to others who've been through what you're going through now.
We know this moment may be overwhelming - we are here to help.

Welcome to The Patient Story, where you can find hope, guidance, and a supportive community. Explore insights on navigating life after a cancer diagnosis, discover promising treatments, and connect with people who truly understand what you’re experiencing.

Remember, you’re not alone – we’re here to help you through this journey.

This time in your life can be overwhelming. Allow us to do some of the work for you. Sign up for our e-newsletter to find out what the cancer journey is really like – from the people who have lived it. 

Navigating Your Life with Cancer

Not sure where to begin? We can help. Learn about first symptoms, treatment decisions, questions to ask your doctor, and navigating life with cancer.

Advice and Guidance from Medical Providers

Your treatment journey will involve a support group that extends far beyond your oncologist. Learn more about the part researchers, nurses, social workers, and holistic practitioners all play in your treatment.

Insights by Cancer Type

Detailed stories direct from cancer patients and survivors to help anyone facing a cancer diagnosis of their own, tailored by cancer type.

Share Your Story

Inspire others and join our community today!

Share your cancer journey and make a difference. Whether you’re a cancer survivor, patient, caregiver, or advocate, your story is important and matters. Sharing your story with others can inspire hope, educate and create a lasting impact.

The Patient Story Is Recognized and Recommended By:

University of California San Francisco
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
Stanford Medicine