"If you're in a relationship and you want to make it work, you have to be a little selfless at times."
"Not every person with MS is disabled to the point where they can't communicate or function. I'd like to try and start making people think differently about is that when they hear someone has MS they don't automatically stereotype them into some picture."
"I'm a cancer doctor and an HIV doctor, and if I have a drug that gives people relief of pain, increases their appetite, decreases nausea, and perhaps improves their mood, that's an important drug to be able to give people, especially with cancer who are at the end of their life."
"If you have faith, you can move mountains. If you have faith in something bigger than yourself -- in God, community, family, whatever -- then anything is possible. Faith alone will give you the strength to clear any obstacle in your way."
"I was very much afraid that by coming forward it was going to affect my career. That's what I was worried about. And that's exactly what happened."