What is a Cancer Survivor to You? Part 1.

This is a question we get a lot. What is cancer survivorship? How does one survive cancer? Can one survive cancer? Typically, many people associate survivorship with being cancer-free. And yet for some, being cancer-free is not a typical endpoint, as their cancer cannot be cured, only managed. And with the fear of recurrence on the back of every cancer patient’s mind, does not being

The Changing Relationship between Cancer and Hope

I recently talked with CCSN’s President & CEO, Jackie Manthorne, about misinformation and cancer care. With all the fake news and uncertainty around research results, treatment and survivorship, Jackie made the point about why some people will take misinformation to heart. Often people are told that their cancer is incurable, and that they will die. In her experience, she said that some people accept it,