Experiences of living with cancer: Your Milestones Drive Ours

At Boehringer Ingelheim, our aspiration is to transform the lives of people living with cancer, by delivering meaningful advances with the ultimate goal of curing a range of cancers. To do this requires a diversity of minds. This is why we work with people living with cancer, advocacy groups, and others, to make a meaningful impact. 

Each cancer journey is different, and everyone has a different perspective. For many people living with cancer, it can be the small moments that are the most significant. 

Making more of these cherished moments happen, are what drive us to deepen our understanding of the science behind many cancers. These milestones, drive ours.

Small but significant moments for people with cancer, including non-small cell lung cancer and cholangiocarcinoma

Learn more about the experiences of living with non-small cell lung cancer and cholangiocarcinoma as well as caring for a loved one during a cancer journey below.
 

“You know, you have to do the best you can.” 

Donna lives with non-small cell lung cancer. Listen as she shares her experience from receiving her diagnosis, and what she learned along the way. 

Disclaimer: This video is based on one patient’s point-of-view, individual experiences may vary. 

 

“We tried to make sure there were fresh flowers in the house. Mom loves fresh flowers.”

Amanda is Donna’s daughter and caregiver. When she found out her mother had cancer, she quit her job so she could be there for her. Hear her perspective on life as a caregiver, after a loved one has received a cancer diagnosis.

Disclaimer: This video is based on one caregivers point-of-view, individual experiences may vary. 

 

“I have to live every day like it’s my last. I am going to enjoy it to the fullest.” 

Jasmine lives with cholangiocarcinoma. Watch to find out more about her diagnosis and hear her positive outlook on life. 

Disclaimer: This video is based on one patient’s point-of-view, individual experiences may vary.