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Tao makes a difference

Evan Lipson
Evan Lipson, M.D.

In 2009, while studying at Johns Hopkins University, Tao Wang, now age 40, was diagnosed with stage one breast cancer. After diagnosis, she began to focus on helping other patients with some of the questions she, herself, faced during treatment. ”Somehow, I want to make a difference in my life,” she says. Now Wang volunteers in the “Survivors Helping Survivors” program at Hopkins. She especially likes discussing treatment options with newly diagnosed cancer patients. ”Life is deeper now anyway,” she says. ”I now will do work in a different way.”

Click below to hear her story.