Emily Garnett


Emily Garnett is an elder law attorney in New York, where she lives with her husband and son. She was diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer in November 2017, the same week as her fifth wedding anniversary and her son’s second birthday. She now utilizes her legal and case management expertise to write the blog Beyond the Pink Ribbon, a near-real-time account of her breast cancer diagnosis and treatment, as well as a place for advocacy, education, and support. In addition, she is the host of the podcast “The Intersection of Cancer and Life,” a conversational look at what happens when cancer puts you on the road you never expected to travel. Her writing has been featured in Cure Magazine, Wildfire Magazine, The Underbelly, and The Mighty.