Greg Pierce-WhatNext

Patient Leader

Community Mgr./Social Media Mgr. for WhatNext.com, a three-time cancer survivor of 2 types of cancer (Hodgkins lymphoma and Head and Neck Cancer), a Voice of Hope Speaker for the American Cancer Society. I also lost both Parents to cancer, which combined with all of my personal cancer experience led me to try to give back, fight back, and make a difference in the lives of those who are currently in the fight, and those to come. WhatNext is the Internet's leading source of first-hand cancer experiences and a place where cancer patients, survivors, caregivers, and their family and friends can come to connect, share, compare, ask questions and get the support they need to fight this disease.,

Location

Puryear, TN

Nominations

Patient Leader Hero Advocating for Another

Finalist

Best in Show: Community

Greg moderates WhatNext, a site that is for survivors of all sorts of cancers as well as their caregivers. It is an active community where people who have questions or are scared or feel alone or just want to talk to others who have been there done that gather. Greg is a three-time cancer survivor himself, so he definitely has been there done that.

WhatNext.com is the internet's leading source of first-hand cancer experiences. By allowing patients, caregivers, survivors, and their families a place to connect with others on a similar journey. Ask questions, compare journeys, get support, inspiration, motivation, and education about their particular type of cancer.

Diagnosed with Stage 3 colon cancer from colonoscopy at 50 with no symptoms, I was scared. When I started chemo, I needed help in understanding the side effects of chemo and this place is the best for getting answers from real patients and survivors and people like GregP_WN who has been there, done that. He is a positive force in this community.  — Michele

He is a wonderful site manager who makes all members feel welcome and truly cares about the population he tends to.  — Carmi

I was dx with stage IV lng cancer in Nov of 2017 no hope of curing i was shocked scared and afraid this cant be happing I have kids that are grown and a wife and 2 grandbaby's and one on its way no this cant happen I went to the internet to look for answers and I found Greg site and have been blessed with finding answers to my Questions

Greg Pierce-WhatNext

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