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Survivor Stories

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


2014 Survivorship Celebration Opening Remarks

MSK leadership welcome survivors to the annual celebration. Physician-in-Chief José Baselga announces our new Cancer Survivorship Center.


2014 Survivorship Celebration Survivor Speakers Shawn Tesser, Denise Bing, and Richard Park

Breast cancer survivor Shawn Tesser, ovarian cancer survivor Denise Bing, and thyroid cancer survivor Richard Park share their stories at the 2014 Survivorship Celebration. They are introduced with a few words from Mary McCabe, Director of our Cancer Survivorship Initiative and master of ceremonies for the event.


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.


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.


My Survivor Story: Joe Torre, Prostate Cancer Survivor

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


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.


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.


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.


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.