Trials and Tribulations: Navigating the Clinical Trial Space

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After being diagnosed with ovarian cancer in 2014, Karen J. Ribler, a retired association director from Washington, D.C., became an active volunteer within the ovarian cancer community. She helps educate student doctors and nurses through the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund Alliance’s Survivors Teaching Students program, and serves on the Board of Directors for Ovarian and Gynecologic Cancer Coalition/Rhonda’s … Read more>>

Lisa’s Story: RA Holidays

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Lisa Emrich is a powerful advocate who uses her experience living with multiple sclerosis and rheumatoid arthritis to educate, empower, and inspire people living with chronic conditions. Author of the award-winning blog Brass and Ivory: Life with MS and RA, Lisa writes for RheumatoidArthritis.net, MultipleSclerosis.net, and HealthCentral.com. She is Co-chair of the Engagement Committee for … Read more>>

Jen’s Story: The Pain Warrior

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Jen Watson lives in Canada with her husband and son. She has a passion for reading, singing, writing and currently works in a public library. Jen has been dealing with Chronic Pain for the past 10 years. What began as sciatica, and disc herniation in her lower back progressed to years of inflammation, muscle spasms, … Read more>>