Kairol Rosenthal was awarded a 2006/07 LinkUP Residency.
She spent her twenties and early thirties working as a modern dance choreographer and is now a healthcare blogger, reporter, and writer living in Chicago. Her book “Everything Changes: The Insider’s Guide to Cancer in Your 20s and 30s” (Wiley) is the culmination of her five years of research with patients and health care professionals in the young adult cancer community. An expert on young adult cancer, she has been interviewed by The New York Times, Fresh Air with Terry Gross, Newsweek, BBC radio and others. As a national spokesperson, she has collaborated with organizations such as Planet Cancer, Gilda’s Club, and I’m Too Young For This Foundation. Her essays on cancer have appeared on radio and in numerous books. A prolific blogger, her site www.everythingchangesbook.com is a destination for candid conversation among cancer patients.