Despite medical advancements, cancer still possesses a dark hold on the collective psyche.
But cancer isn’t as lethal as it once was; many patients lead active lives after treatment. Unfortunately, that narrative has yet to reach much of popular culture. Storytellers often rely on a narrative of a cancer diagnosis as fatal, simplifying how complex the journey can be.
What is the role of social media, journalism, entertainment, and technology in sharing the new, rich diversity of cancer stories?