Tips every new cancer survivor should know

In celebration of Living Proof week, Insight honors cancer survivors with daily posts about survivorship. When I was discharged from the hospital in 1996 after undergoing a stem cell transplant…

Why pediatric survivor programs are so important

In celebration of Living Proof week, Insight honors cancer survivors with daily posts about survivorship. When Dana-Farber launched its David B. Perini, Jr. Quality of Life Clinic nearly 20 years…

A Cancer Survivor Runs for Her Miracle Children

…cancer survivor Hilary Hall Hall, a clinical research coordinator in Pediatric Leukemia at Dana-Farber/Boston Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders Center, planned on her 2011 marathon as a one-time celebration of…

A cancer survivor at age 9

In celebration of Living Proof week, Insight honors cancer survivors with daily posts about survivorship. To look at 9-year-old baseball player and Lego champion Charlie Rider, you’d never guess he’d…

A Talk with Sam Donaldson, Melanoma Survivor

…of the foundation board at the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN), Donaldson also works on survivorship initiatives. He talked to us about what he learned, and shares some of his…

Can Cancer Survivors Donate Blood or Platelets?

Survivors of solid tumor cancers are eligible to donate blood and platelets beginning one year after they stop taking medication for their cancer; however, survivors of blood cancers, including leukemia…