Cancer affects each person in a different way. Learn about the personal experiences of our patients—their perspectives on the challenges of cancer treatment and their journeys as they recover.
Breast Cancer Survivor
Breast cancer survivor Donna P. talks about her initial diagnosis, treatment and support, and involvement in breast cancer awareness activities.
Numbed by the news of breast cancer, Kim realized she had to fight. Her family and the staff of Geisinger were there to lead her through.
Rosemarie's Story Part I
Cancer patient and clinical trial participant Rosemarie describes the discover and diagnosis of her lung cancer.
Rosemarie's Story Part II
Rosemarie explains why Geisinger's Cancer Institute was the right choice for her.
Bob Z's Story: Colonoscopy Screening
Bob Z. found out he had cancer through a routine colonoscopy recommended by his family physician. Bob is alive today because he followed his doctor's advice.
Jerry's Story: Prostate Cancer
Diagnosed with prostate cancer, Jerry's research provided him with an interesting perspective on his own treatment options. That research, in turn, led him to a new respect for Geisinger physicians.
Bill B's Story - Prostate Cancer
Geisinger physicians offer one local man advanced treatment for his prostate cancer - a treatment that targets just the cancer cells and leads to quicker recovery and fewer side effects.