Relay for Life Hutchinson County is set for Saturday, June 24. If you are a cancer survivor, what tips would you offer those facing treatment?

Tremendous advances have been made in the treatment of cancer. Breakthroughs unimaginable a generation ago are now saving lives. One fact has always remained true in the fight against cancer. Knowledge is power.

The Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA) advise every cancer patient to do four things. First, get a second opinion. Secondly, find the right doctors. Thirdly, know what questions to ask. The CTCA offers a complete set of questions at www.cancercenter.com/secondopinion. Finally, stay strong for the fight.

If you are a cancer survivor, what tips would you offer those facing treatment? We'd appreciate your feedback.