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Jill Cadman is a former patient advocate and educator living with HIV and Stage IV colon cancer.
A long-term HIV survivor commemorates World AIDS Day.
If I did not have a mentor at such a crucial period in my life, I am not sure where I would be today.
There is nothing more valuable than speaking with individuals on a person-to-person level and help connect them to health care.
These two men both recently discovered that they had hepatitis C, each with a different story about their encounters with insurance.
Educate yourself and others about HIV—especially youth—and be your own advocate.
Using his experience as an HIV/AIDS advocate, Ryan Clary has played a major part in shaping the national conversation around viral hepatitis
HIV positive since 1996, Kevin Langeslay was diagnosed with stage 4 anal cancer in 2011.
I wasn’t the only person who had a family member or loved one who had HIV. I felt that I didn’t need to hide or be ashamed.
I walked around for almost two years knowing I had the virus but not getting tested because I was afraid.
I still haven’t told a single soul about my condition. Perhaps, that’s what has been eating me up.
I am now ready to present my story internationally, and I think that this is a good place to start.
Writing over the years has been calming and healing for me.
My goal is to become a motivational speaker as well as an HIV advocate.
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