Stigma and Silence Aug 27, 2009 by LIVESTRONG Staff1 Comment Tweet The following was produced by our friends at Alpheus Media. Thank you for your continued support of LIVESTRONG. Lee Cabanas This was a very touching video. I had no idea so many people continue to suffer in silence, that people think cancer is contagious and that so many people are affected by cancer. Thank you for putting the word out.