Linnea’s Story: Living Longer With Lung Cancer Thanks To Research

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Linnea Olson is a lung cancer patient/advocate who attributes her extended survival (diagnosed in April of 2005) to innovative medical research and clinical trials.  Extraordinarily mindful of what a gift each new day is, Linnea divides her time between her many friends, three children, art, writing, advocacy and a rather demanding little pup named Kumo. … Read more>>

#InTheirOwnWords Video: Kyle’s Story – Why #Research Matters

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We are excited to share our first guest video blog post submitted by Kyle Bryant who is living with Friedreich’s Ataxia. You may remember his earlier guest blog post. In this compelling video you will see why research matters and how one person’s contribution helps move science forward.

To learn more, visit his website at kyleabryant.com, and follow him on Twitter: @kyleabryant.

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Patient Perspective: Health Activist Virginia Parks On Clinical Trial Participation

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  This guest post comes to us from Virginia Parks who has been a health activist for quite a long time. This is her story about clinical trial participation and what it has meant to her. Virginia’s Story My personal experience with clinical trials began in the late 1980’s when I participated in Phase III … Read more>>

Kelly’s Clinical Trial Story: Chronic Pain & Sleep Disordered Breathing

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Our guest post this week comes from Kelly who is living with Fibromyalgia. She shares her unique perspective on taking part in a clinical trial exploring chronic pain and sleep disordered breathing. Kelly’s Story If there is one thing I know for certain I will do nearly anything to improve the odds of finding a … Read more>>

Patient Perspective: How A Clinical Trial Changed Cassandra’s Life

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Have you ever wondered what drives patients to take part in research or what their journey might have been like? In today’s guest post Cassandra shares her inspiring story of participation and the profound effect it has had on her life. You can find out more about her story, and connect with her on social media by … Read more>>

In the Fight of Their Lives: A Caregiver Perspective on Participating in a Clinical Trial

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Our guest post today originally appeared on Anne Moore Sabatos’ blog. She and her husband Mike have been married barely over a year and they are in the battle of their lives.  From the “About Me” page of her blog, Anne writes “We were married in November of 2014. Unfortunately, he has cancer, and not … Read more>>