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Everything that I've ever written about cancer, and all of the places in which these works appear, are all linked right here on this page. In addition to this website, my writing also appears at IHadCancer.com, the Cancer Knowledge Network, and at CURE Magazine. The newest place where my writing is now appearing is at The Mighty, as of August 2017. This is a manually generated and updated page, so might not be 100% up to date at all times, but I try my best to keep it current. Thanks for your readership! - Steve

2017

Approaching 40 As A Young Adult Cancer Survivor - August 9, 2017 (The Mighty)

Remembering Jordan Jones One Year Later - June 8, 2017

Cancer Survivorship At Six Years - June 4, 2017

Cancer Survivors Are Grieving Too - May 21, 2017

Cancer Can Haunt Us For A Very Long Time - May 18, 2017

Why You Shouldn't Be Afraid of the RPLND Surgery for Testicular Cancer - May 17, 2017

The Power of Behavioral Change and Self-Love After Cancer - May 15, 2017

Overcoming Post-Cancer Depression - April 29, 2017 (The Mighty)

April Is Testicular Cancer Awareness Month - April 27, 2017  (IHadCancer) (CURE) (Oncology Nursing News)

What I Have In Common With Prince Harry - Two Years of Total Chaos, After Cancer - April 20, 2017 

Longing To Feel What I Know I'll Never Feel Again After Cancer - April 12, 2017 

A First of Its Kind Testicular Cancer Summit, Featuring Dr Lawrence Einhorn - April 10, 2017 

Why I'm Not Doing Scans Anymore - April 7, 2017

Inside Our Minds When There's A Recurrence of Cancer - With Nalie Agustin - March 7, 2017 

The Young Adult Cancer Time Warp - February 16, 2017

How I Finally Found Peace After Cancer - February 14, 2017 

Cancer Is Not Just Rogue Cells – And Not Just Inside the Patient - February 4, 2017 (Cancer Knowledge Network) (IHadCancer)

Negotiating Surveillance and Long-Term Follow-up for Testicular Cancer - January 19, 2017 (CURE) (Oncology Nursing News)

On the Power of Writing to Help You Heal - January 10, 2017

StevePake.com Awarded as a Top Cancer Blog of 2016 by IHadCancer.com - January 4, 2017

2016

Scorpio Cancer Survivor Problems - Betrayal - October 31, 2016

How to Overcome Your Fears After Cancer - September 24, 2016 (IHadCancer

5 Years Cancer Free, Now What? - August 29, 2016 (IHadCancer)

PTSD and Suicidal Thoughts - August 8, 2016

Cancer Wasn't In My Life Plan - July 18, 2016 (IHadCancer)

Jordan Jones Legacy - A Survivor's Eulogy by Steve Pake - July 14, 2016 

Five Years Cancer Free - June 30, 2016

Testosterone Challenges After Testicular Cancer - June 13, 2016 (Cancer Knowledge Network

Godspeed Jordan "Sunshine" Jones - June 9, 2016

National Cancer Survivors Day 2016 - The Rush to Evolve After Cancer - June 6, 2016 

Surviving Survivor's Guilt - June 1, 2016  (IHadCancer)

Post-Cancer Fatigue and the Importance of Exercise - May 3, 2016 (IHadCancer)

What I Learned from Ron Bye, A 40 Year Survivor of Testicular Cancer - April 27, 2016

PTSD After Cancer Part III - Managing Life After - April 20, 2016 (The Mighty)

How to Cope With the Fears of Cancer Recurrence - April 7, 2016 (IHadCancer)

Five Years and a Day Since Cancer - March 15, 2016 

Five Years Ago Today... - February 14, 2016

World Cancer Day 2016 - February 4, 2016 

When You Gain Weight During Cancer Treatments - January 9, 2016 (IHadCancer)

Cold Weather Cancer Survivorship Tips - January 6, 2016 (IHadCancer)

Top 5 Lessons Learned in 5 Years of Cancer Survivorship - January 5, 2016 (Cancer Knowledge Network)

2015

"Hello From The Other Side of Cancer" - December 15, 2015 

PTSD After Cancer Part II - Coping and Overcoming - December 2, 2015

"Testicular Cancer Wasn't That Bad?" - November 27, 2015 

There Is No Easy Cancer - November 10, 2015  (IHadCancer)

PTSD After Cancer Part I - What It Feels Like  - November 5, 2015

Coping With the Uncertainty of Cancer - October 28, 2015

That Moment When You Realize, Life Really Has Moved on After Cancer - October 27, 2015 (IHadCancer)

Healing Your Heart after Cancer - October 9, 2015 (IHadCancer)

10 Important Lessons on Life, Love, and Forgiveness After Cancer - August 13, 2015 (The Mighty)

What Cancer Surveillance and Scanxiety Feels Like - June 18, 2015 (IHadCancer abridged)

Happy National Cancer Survivors Day 2015 - June 7, 2015 

A Snapshot of Post-Traumatic Stress - May 28, 2015 

Running from Cancer - April 22, 2015 

On Life and Its Huge Contrasts - March 26, 2015 

Stuart Scott's Memoir - 'Every Day I Fight' - March 20, 2015 

The Truth About Testicular Cancer Markers, and Detection with Pregnancy Tests - March 12, 2015 

Doctors Say, Keep Checking Your Nuts - February 18, 2015  (CURE) (Oncology Nursing News)

Top 4 Lessons Learned in Four Years of Cancer Survivorship - February 12, 2015 

Ten New Year's Resolutions from a Cancer Survivor - January 16, 2015 

2014

Surviving Testicular Cancer 30 Years Ago - December 4, 2014 

Giving Thanks to a Whole New Family - November 26, 2014 

Cancer Survivorship - The Fight after the Fight and All of its Firsts - November 17, 2014 

How To Talk to Cancer Survivors about Cancer - October 14, 2014 

Five Days of Thankfulness from a Cancer Survivor - September 29, 2014 

The Best Way to Survive Cancer, Is to LIVE! - September 24, 2014 

Cancer and Depression - September 14, 2014 

The Brilliant Words of Stuart Scott on Facing Cancer - July 24, 2014 

Fund Cancer Programs, Not Potato Salad! - July 14, 2014 

Happy July 4th - Wishing You Freedom and Independence from Stupid Cancer! - July 1, 2014 

The Value of Testicular Self-Exams and Early Detection from the Survivorship Perspective - June 25, 2014 (CURE)

Steve Pake's Top 10 Guide to Surviving a Young Adult Cancer - April 30, 2014

2013 and earlier

As the Summer of 2013 Ends, My Soul has been Renewed - September 16, 2013

Lance Armstrong - October 25, 2012