Each month, Onconurse.com will add a new profile of someone who is actively supporting patient efforts to heal, cope, or improve healthcare.
- Musa Mayer is the author of
Examining Myself: One Woman's Story of Breast Cancer Treatment and
Recovery and Advanced
Breast Cancer: A Guide to Living with Metastatic Disease.
- Barb ("GrannyBarb") Lackritz,
a survivor of chronic lymphocytic leukemia, runs, with Art Flatau, the
"GrannyBarb and Art's Leukemia Links" website. She is a member of the board of
directors of ACOR (Association of Cancer Online Resources) and the CLL
- Gigi Thorsen founded the
Gold Ribbon Childhood Cancer Awareness Campaign to remind people that
pediatric cancer has not yet been eliminated.
- Susan Leclair's involvement comes
from the heart, and she teaches her students that lab results are vitally
important to real people.
- Meet Activist Grace Ann Monaco,
who helped found the Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation and the
Medical Care Ombudsman Program.
- Nurses and patients often share some of the same goals.
Meet Activist Gilles Frydman,
founder of ACOR, the Association of Cancer Online Resources.