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Posts by Mary Beth Collins


Mary Beth Collins, author of the blog Survivorship Matters posted on, is a parent advocate with a son who was diagnosed with neuroblastoma in 1999, and juggles a number of chronic side effects from treatment. For 20 year years she has advocated for childhood cancer issues, focused more recently on issues related to survivorship.

You are Not a Label that Reads “Survivor”

by Mary Beth Collins July 12, 2019

The only person evaluating the quality of your life stares at you in the mirror. And hopefully smiles back at you.