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Your Stories is a mini-podcast series featuring the unscripted conversations between patients, doctors, and the family and friends who conquer cancer with them.  Participants share their inspiring experiences as wives and husbands, daughters and sons, and sisters and brothers whose lives were interrupted by cancer.


The purpose of this podcast is to educate and to inform. The podcast is provided on the understanding that it does not constitute medical or other professional advice or services. It is no substitute for professional care by a doctor or other qualified medical professional and is not intended for use in the diagnosis or treatment of individual conditions. Guests who speak in a podcast express their own opinions, experience and conclusions. Neither Conquer Cancer, the ASCO Foundations, nor any of its affiliates endorses, supports or opposes any particular treatment option or other matter discussed in a podcast. The mention of any product, service, organization, activity or therapy on a podcast should not be construed as an endorsement.

Jun 17, 2022

Mai Achong was 26 when she was diagnosed with ovarian cancer. Though she survived and her dream of motherhood was fulfilled, the challenges of survival continue to haunt her. From parenting while in treatment to navigating health care systems, Mai shares all the lessons she learned as a patient and a survivor.

May 20, 2022

Bethany Hart was pregnant when she received a devastating diagnosis. She lost her baby, Hallie, as well as her fertility. Now cancer-free and an advocate for other survivors, Bethany shares how she created the family she’d dreamed about before cancer.

Apr 15, 2022

California cyclist Mark Crafts, stunned with a mid-life cancer diagnosis, trusts in cancer research to keep rolling on the most unpredictable ride of his life. He tells Dr. Mark Lewis how, with his support from his Team Crafty family, friends, and cycling crew and an unflinching hope in cancer research, he keeps rolling...

Mar 18, 2022

Jana Hirsch’s mom died from cancer when she was a little girl, so she knows all too well the feelings of pain and loss her 11-year-old daughter, Nika is enduring. Nika's dad, Rico, died from cancer last year. In this Your Stories podcast, Jana offers advice for helping children mourn and Nika shares how helping others...

Feb 18, 2022

Dr. Karen Winkfield and Dr. Don Dizon are two of the country’s foremost leaders in advancing health equity. During Black History Month, they offer a very candid discussion on why cancer risks are higher and survival rates are lower for Black people, while addressing the disparities facing all patients...