Patient Stories by Cancer Type

Insights from patients, survivors and caregivers

No two patients have the same experience - even if they share a diagnosis - but people who’ve been through your exact type of cancer often have a lot of helpful information to share. Learn more about first symptoms, treatment decisions, questions to ask your doctor, and what to expect on the road ahead from our patient community.

Cancer Stories by Type

Richard P.
Relapsed/Refractory DLBCL

On New Treatments

“I’d like to encourage somebody to keep on going, because it does get better. I have [diffuse large b-cell lymphoma]. Well, it’s not going to go away, but like I said, the next thing is right down the line. “

Randalynn V.
Ovarian Cancer

Patient Self-Advocacy

“Sometimes, it really could be something so don’t downplay what you’re going through. Let them know. It’s normal for us to feel something. Go ahead and say it in case it really is something, which it was in my case.”

Dave B.
Lung Cancer

Fighting Stigma

“If you have lungs, you can get lung cancer. People who are advocating in the lung community and very active are talking about how anybody can get lung cancer.”