Trisha Torrey

When Trisha Torrey was diagnosed with a rare, aggressive lymphoma in 2004, she was a mild-mannered marketing consultant who knew almost nothing about healthcare. She was also nave to the dysfunction of the American healthcare system that was tasked with treating her. Today Trisha calls herself "Every Patient's Advocate." She writes a newspaper column, hosts a weekly health-related talk radio show, guides the About.com website for Patient Empowerment, speaks to groups of patients and...See more