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After You: Advisory board members pave the way for positive care experiences for future patients

For Cristina Reed, cancer survivorship can be difficult. Though she's had stage 4 non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, the doctors caught it and used chemotherapy to get the disease on track. Sometimes, even now after her five-year scan came back clear, she feels guilty for surviving.

Reed decided the best way to make sense of her eight-month stint as a young mom battling cancer was to try to ease the path for the next person who has to walk in her shoes. She joined the Cancer Center's Patient and Family Advisory Board for a two-year term. Learn more about Patient and Family Advisory Board.

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