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Ask a Cactus: Speak Out! Self-Advocacy and Side Effects

Please meet Ryan Nickerson, APRN, MSN, AGACNP-BC, FNP-BC! He’s a Nurse Practitioner at Colorado Blood Cancer Institute and can answer all sorts of questions about Side Effect Management and talking to your healthcare providers and care team. Whether you’re interested in advocating for yourself, learning more about patient and provider communication, getting support, or learning about extra resources, we’ve got you covered!

Check out this video on driving your own bus, speaking up for yourself, and advocating for yourself as a young adult facing cancer.

Missed the first post in the Ask A Cactus: Side Effect Management series? Want to catch up? Check out our first video here, and our video on patient and survivor communication here!