Hear candid conversations between people conquering cancer – patients, their family and friends, and doctors and researchers working to help us all.
In this episode of the Your Stories podcast from Conquer Cancer, the ASCO Foundation, Stephanie joins Brenda Brody, a breast cancer survivor and Your Stories host, to share how support communities help people make sense of their experiences during and after treatment. Brenda reflects on the support she received from support groups, and Stephanie talks about helping patients throughout their cancer journey. It’s a candid conversation about the impact of support groups and why oncology social work is essential to cancer care.
Left to right: Brenda, Stephanie
Support communities for people conquering cancer form a critical bridge between the worlds of social work and oncology and offer immense benefits for people transitioning from patient to survivor. Stephanie Stern, a licensed professional counselor, support group facilitator, and program director at a nonprofit community organization, helps people to more effectively manage the mixed emotions that come with conquering cancer.
In this episode of our podcast, Stephanie joins Brenda Brody, a breast cancer survivor and Your Stories host, to share how support communities help people navigate their experiences from diagnosis through treatment and beyond.