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Cancer Matters


Amy’s Diary

Evan Lipson
Evan Lipson, M.D.

As oncologists, we encourage our patients to seek support wherever they can find it - family, friends, religious organizations, community groups... In the last decade or so, thanks to people like Amy Ohm, opportunities for support have begun to emerge on the Web.

Several years ago, after Amy was diagnosed with melanoma, she looked online to find information about her disease and to connect with other survivors. Finding little, she founded, a social network for people living with or caring for someone with a chronic illness.

Click below to hear her story.