Andrew Schorr, Patient Power Co-Founder and President

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Andrew Schorr is a medical journalist who was diagnosed with chronic lymphocytic leukemia in 1996, achieved a 17-yr remission, retreated in 2017 and continues to do well. In 2011, he was diagnosed with a second cancer, myelofibrosis. He has two journalism degrees, an undergraduate from UNC-Chapel Hill and a master's from Columbia. He is the founder of,,, Patient Empowerment Network in U.S. and Patient Empowerment Foundation in Switzerland. He has hosted over 5,000 interviews with patients, family members and physicians. He is also the author of The Web-Savvy Patient: An Insider's Guide to Navigating the Internet When Facing a Medical Crisis.


Carlsbad, CA


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Andrew Schorr, Patient Power Co-Founder and President

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