Human Answers to Your Cancer Questions

Whether you’re contemplating your next big treatment decision, preparing for an upcoming appointment, or researching the best way to support a loved one who's just been diagnosed - you've come to the right place. The Patient Story is here for you with human answers to your cancer questions.

Here you'll find a network of hundreds of voices - patients, survivors, caregivers, and medical experts - with insights into areas like how to navigate life after a diagnosis, the latest on promising treatments, and most importantly, connection to others who've been through what you're going through now.

We know this moment may be overwhelming - we are here to help.


Sign up to be a part of our community and get access to a brand new program where you will be able to talk to and ask questions with other cancer patients and care partners.

Navigating Your Life with Cancer

Not sure where to begin? We can help. Learn about first symptoms, treatment decisions, questions to ask your doctor, and navigating life with cancer.

Advice and Guidance from Medical Providers

Your treatment journey will involve a support group that extends far beyond your oncologist. Learn more about the part researchers, nurses, social workers, and holistic practitioners all play in your treatment.

Insights by Cancer Type

Detailed stories direct from cancer patients and survivors to help anyone facing a cancer diagnosis of their own, tailored by cancer type.

Mical Roy

Prostate Cancer Survivor & Advocate

A devoted educator, Mical was newly moved to Texas with his wife and two daughters when regular bloodwork and an alert primary care doctor caught something abnormal: it turned out to be Stage 2 prostate cancer. Click below to learn more about his incredible story, and his message of self-advocacy and the importance of early screening.

Share Your Story

Whether you’re a cancer survivor, patient, caregiver, or advocate, your story is important and matters. Sharing your story with others can help provide inspiration, hope, and make an impact.

The Patient Story Is Recognized and Recommended By:

University of California San Francisco
Stanford Medicine