BY Cora Connor

As I entered the fall of 2016, I found myself excited about my brother Herman’s cancer-free status. He had returned from MD Anderson at the end of August with continued good news: clear scans.

Four years ago, he was diagnosed with renal medullary carcinoma, an extremely rare type of kidney cancer with a poor prognosis. Herman’s been cancer-free for the last two years.

Many people are shocked when they hear Herman is still...

Cancerwise blog post: Cora Connor is raising awareness about renal medullary carcinoma

BY Cora Connor

When my brother, Herman, was diagnosed with stage IV kidney cancer in early 2012, my family and I were devastated. We felt hopeless, especially...

BY Cora Connor

On April 19, 2012, my family's life changed forever. That's when my younger brother, Herman, was diagnosed with renal medullary carcinoma,...