Hear our stories
We often get notes and calls from cancer survivors, their caregivers, volunteers, doctors and other health professionals — all sharing ways the American Cancer Society has made a healing difference. Here are some of their stories.
Stephanie, cancer survivor
“I’ve always believed that where the mind goes, the body follows. So when I learned I had Hodgkin’s lymphoma in my early 20s, I fought with my entire spirit. Nearly 25 years later, I struggled to take in the news...” Read more
Roger, radiation oncologist
“Cancer patients don’t do well when they face extra burdens. So we refer 100% of our new patients to the American Cancer Society on the first day they come in.” Read more
Paul and Shirley, volunteers
“As a married couple who overcame cancer together, we enjoy working with cancer patients and their caregivers. We introduce ourselves to people we meet at the two hospitals where we volunteer, asking them to share their stories with us …” Read more