Survivorship Center: Survivor Stories

Every survivor has a story. Watch these videos of cancer survivors discussing their treatment experiences, challenges, and triumphs.

My Survivor Story: Susan Moser, Germ Cell Tumor Survivor

Lawyer and cancer activist Susan Moser describes her journey toward accepting herself as a cancer survivor.

Runtime: 11:00 minutes Published: 07/02/2013 - 12:38 PM
My Survivor Story: Mark Popadick, Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia Survivor

A survivor of multiple cancers, Mark Popadick says he came to terms with his experience by helping a friend through cancer treatment.

Runtime: 11:00 minutes Published: 07/02/2013 - 11:52 AM
2012 Survivorship Celebration at Memorial Sloan Kettering

Physician-in-Chief Robert E. Wittes of Memorial Sloan Kettering offers introductory remarks at the 2012 Survivors Celebration.

Runtime: 07:00 minutes Published: 08/20/2012 - 10:40 AM
My Survivor Story: Laura Liberman, Physician and Lymphoma Survivor

Memorial Sloan Kettering radiologist Laura Liberman describes her own strategies for living as a lymphoma survivor.

Runtime: 09:00 minutes Published: 08/20/2012 - 9:47 AM
My Survivor Story: Harrie Bakst, Head and Neck Cancer Survivor

Sports entertainment executive and philanthropist Harrie Bakst shares his story about surviving a rare type of head and neck cancer.

Runtime: 06:00 minutes Published: 08/20/2012 - 8:52 AM
My Survivor Story: Joe Torre, Prostate Cancer Survivor

Baseball legend Joe Torre talks about surviving prostate cancer after his diagnosis and treatment.

Runtime: 05:00 minutes Published: 06/22/2011 - 1:32 PM
My Survivor Story: Tony Corrao, Pediatric Sarcoma Survivor

Tony Correo, a childhood cancer survivor, talks about the value of sharing his own experiences with others who are battling cancer.

Runtime: 09:00 minutes Published: 06/22/2011 - 1:29 PM
My Survivor Story: Jennifer Rogers, Lymphoma Survivor

Award-winning journalist and mother Jennifer Rogers shares the joy and pain of surviving her battle with non-Hodgkin lymphoma.

Runtime: 06:00 minutes Published: 06/22/2011 - 1:23 PM
My Survivor Story: Duane Bailey-Castro

Duane Bailey-Castro describes his own personal journey as a survivor of Hodgkin’s lymphoma.

Runtime: 8:00 minutes Published: 06/16/2010 - 12:00 AM
My Survivor Story: Hoda Kotb

Hoda Kotb, co-anchor of The Today Show and a breast cancer survivor, shares advice for other cancer survivors.

Runtime: 23:00 minutes Published: 06/16/2010 - 12:00 AM
My Survivor Story: Samantha Eisenstein Watson

Ewing’s sarcoma survivor Samantha Eisenstein Watson learns what it means to be someone with cancer and someone without cancer.

Runtime: 8:00 minutes Published: 06/16/2010 - 12:00 AM
My Survivor Story: Bob Kosinski

Brain cancer survivor Bob Kosinski discusses the difficulty of adjusting to permanent visual impairment caused by his tumor.

Runtime: 5:00 minutes Published: 06/10/2008 - 12:00 AM
My Survivor Story: Brian Wickman

Cancer survivor Brian Wickman says that as long as he’s alive, he will consider himself a cancer survivor.

Runtime: 7:00 minutes Published: 06/10/2008 - 12:00 AM
My Survivor Story: Cathy Bueti

Cathy Bueti shares highlights from her memoir, Breastless in the City: A Young Woman’s Story of Love, Loss, and Breast Cancer.

Runtime: 25:00 minutes Published: 06/10/2008 - 12:00 AM
My Survivor Story: Karen Greene

Karen Greene talks about keeping a positive attitude after extensive treatment for stage four bladder cancer.

Runtime: 4:00 minutes Published: 06/10/2008 - 12:00 AM
My Survivor Story: Linda Freedman

Linda Horowitz Freedman says the strength of her family was vital to getting through her husband’s diagnosis and treatment for lung cancer.

Runtime: 10:00 minutes Published: 06/10/2008 - 12:00 AM
My Survivor Story: Nicholas DuBrul

For Ewing sarcoma survivor Nicholas Du Brul, his five-year-old girl is one of many miracles he experienced after his cancer treatment.

Runtime: 4:00 minutes Published: 06/10/2008 - 12:00 AM