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The goal of cancer research is to provide benefit for cancer survivors and their loved ones. Please read the courageous stories below from a variety of cancer survivors to learn how we are transforming patient care by making research count for patients and survivors.

Back to the Golf Course, and a Normal Lifestyle, Thanks to Sotorasib

Steve Castellaw

Highlands, North Carolina

Back to the Golf Course, and a Normal Lifestyle, Thanks to Sotorasib

Spending Quality Time with My Family Despite Mesothelioma, Thanks to Combination Immunotherapy

Susan Falbo

Shadyside, Ohio

Spending Quality Time with My Family Despite Mesothelioma, Thanks to Combination Immunotherapy

Reclaiming the Joys of Retirement, Thanks to CAR T-Cell Therapy

David Wellenstein, MD

Sauquoit, New York

Reclaiming the Joys of Retirement, Thanks to CAR T-Cell Therapy

Maintaining Balance in Life, despite Metastatic Gastric Cancer

Bryan Chagolla

Monterey Park, California

Maintaining Balance in Life, despite Metastatic Gastric Cancer

A Conversation with Patricia and Her Gynecologic Oncologist, Linda R. Duska, MD

Patricia Hawkins

Farmville, Virginia

A Conversation with Patricia and Her Gynecologic Oncologist, Linda R. Duska, MD

Lifeguarding, Spending Time with Friends, and Preparing for College, Thanks to Noninvasive Treatment

Niyati Shah

Nokesville, Virginia

Lifeguarding, Spending Time with Friends, and Preparing for College, Thanks to Noninvasive Treatment

Working to Reduce the Financial Burden for Other Cancer Survivors

The Honorable Gwen Moore

U.S. Representative for Wisconsin’s 4th District

Working to Reduce the Financial Burden for Other Cancer Survivors