Cancer Progress Report 2017 Survivors

The goal of cancer research is to provide benefit for cancer survivors and their loved ones. Please read the courageous stories below from a variety of cancer survivors to learn how we are transforming patient care by making research count for patients and survivors.


Teri Woodhull

Minnetonka, Minnesota

Keeping Ovarian Cancer at Bay Thanks to Clinical Trials


Bill McCone

Gilbertsville, Pennsylvania

Surviving Head and Neck Cancer Thanks to Pembrolizumab


Adrienne Skinner

Larchmont, New York

Living Life to the Fullest Thanks to Research


Leon Adams

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Hoping to Increase Awareness of Cancer after a Prostate Cancer Diagnosis


Carrie Best​

Plain City, Ohio

Beating Merkel Cell Carcinoma Thanks to Immunotherapy


Evan Freiberg, MD, PhD

Englishtown, New Jersey

Hoping to Live a Normal Life Thanks to Surgery, Radiotherapy, and Olaratumab


The Honorable Jamie Raskin

U.S. Representative for Maryland

Surviving Colorectal Cancer and Working to Improve the Health of the Nation


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