Skip directly to search Skip directly to A to Z list Skip directly to navigation Skip directly to page options Skip directly to site content

Cancer Survivor Stories

Making Our Health a Priority

Photo of Pam B.

Breast cancer survivor Pamela Bryant says, “Having cancer forced me to understand the importance of making my health a priority, and I challenge each of you to do the same.”

Breast Cancer in Young Women

CDC’s Bring Your Brave campaign shares stories from women whose lives have been deeply affected by breast cancer. These stories help other young women understand their risk for breast cancer.

Gynecologic Cancer Survivor Stories

Women from across the country have shared their personal survivor stories for CDC’s Inside Knowledge: Get the Facts About Gynecologic Cancer campaign. Their firsthand accounts offer important lessons for other women.

Colorectal Cancer Personal Screening Stories

Several people who had screening tests for colorectal cancer describe why they did it and what the experience was like for them. Some were diagnosed with cancer.

CDC’s Stories of Survivorship

Cancer has touched the lives of many CDC employees. Some of them share their stories and words of wisdom.


Videos Featuring Breast Cancer Survivor Joan Lunden

Joan Lunden shares her advice in these videos.