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WE Have Cancer

Author: Lee Silverstein

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One-on-one interviews with patients, survivors, caregivers and medical professionals affected by cancer.
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In August of 2016, Lynda Wolters was diagnosed with stage 4 mantle cell lymphoma. Her book, Voices of Cancer, "offers a candid look into the world of a cancer patient." The book "helps educate, dispel fears, and start positivie conversations about what a cancer diagnosis truly means, while shining a light on how best to support a loved one on their own terms." Links Mentioned In the WE Have Cancer Podcast Lynda's website - https://www.lyndawolters.com/ Purchase Voices of Cancer - https://www.amazon.com/Voices-Cancer-What-Really-Want/dp/1645430391/ Follow Lynda on Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/lyndawolters/ Connect with Lynda on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/lyndawolters1 Epic Experience - https://www.epicexperience.org/ WE Have Cancer Links Subscribe to the WE Have Cancer Podcast - https://pod.link/wehavecancer Follow WE Have Cancer on Social Media Like our Facebook page - https://www.facebook.com/wehavecancershow/ Join our private Facebook group - https://www.facebook.com/groups/wehavecancershow/ Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/wehavecancerpod Follow us on Instagram - https://instagram.com/wehavecancerpod Follow us on LinkedIn - https://linkedin.com/company/wehavecancer Know someone touched by cancer who has an inspiring story? Nominate a guest to appear on the podcast - https://wehavecancershow.com/guest Email Lee Lee@wehavecancershow.com
In this powerful interview Matt Newman shares his story of how he came to be diagnosed and ultimately survived brain cancer. He shares the power of a positive mindset, the importance of exercise and how his cancer experience reshaped his view of life. Links Mentioned In the WE Have Cancer Podcast Matt's website - https://matthewsnewman.com/ Matt's book, Starting at the Finish Line: My Cancer Partner, Perspective and Preparation - https://www.amazon.com/Starting-Finish-Line-Perspective-Preparation-ebook/dp/B07BWCVSBN/ref=sr_1_1?crid=36VVHT0UR2YFO&keywords=starting+at+the+finish+line&qid=1580172291&s=books&sprefix=starting+at+the+%2Cstripbooks%2C160&sr=1-1   Follow Matt on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/startingatthefinishlineMattNewman/ Follow Matt on Twitter - https://twitter.com/FinishLine_Matt Follow Matt on Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/startingatthefinishline/ WE Have Cancer Links Subscribe to the WE Have Cancer Podcast - https://pod.link/wehavecancer Follow WE Have Cancer on Social Media Like our Facebook page - https://www.facebook.com/wehavecancershow/ Join our private Facebook group - https://www.facebook.com/groups/wehavecancershow/ Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/wehavecancerpod Follow us on Instagram - https://instagram.com/wehavecancerpod Follow us on LinkedIn - https://linkedin.com/company/wehavecancer Know someone touched by cancer who has an inspiring story? Nominate a guest to appear on the podcast - https://wehavecancershow.com/guest Email Lee Lee@wehavecancershow.com
Maureen Famiano was originally diagnosed with Colorectal Cancer in 2010. Six weeks after colon resection surgery she learned her cancer had spread to her lymph nodes. During our conversation we discussed: Why asking questions of your doctor and advocating for your care is so important. The specific questions to ask your doctor after a cancer diagnosis. The complications she experienced after her treatment and the choices she needed to make. Why she chose to get a 2nd, 3rd and 4th opinion and why the 4th opinion was her best option. How she evaluated her treatment options, including a possible permanent ostomy, and what she ultimately decided on. The lifestyle changes she was required to make moving forward.   Links Mentioned In the WE Have Cancer Podcast Connect with Maureen on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/maureen.famiano WE Have Cancer Links Subscribe to the WE Have Cancer Podcast - https://pod.link/wehavecancer Follow WE Have Cancer on Social Media Like our Facebook page - https://www.facebook.com/wehavecancershow/ Join our private Facebook group - https://www.facebook.com/groups/wehavecancershow/ Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/wehavecancerpod Follow us on Instagram - https://instagram.com/wehavecancerpod Follow us on LinkedIn - https://linkedin.com/company/wehavecancer Know someone touched by cancer who has an inspiring story? Nominate a guest to appear on the podcast - https://wehavecancershow.com/guest Email Lee Lee@wehavecancershow.com
One month after retiring as a news correspondent with NBC, Mark Potter found himself in the role as cancer caregiver for his wife Judith. As a way to find some solitude during this difficult time, /mark began photographing the beautiful sunrises of Miami, Florida. After Judith's death in April of 2019, Mark found this early morning routine to be a source of comfort, or as he put it, his "church without a roof." During our conversation we discussed: How he transitioned from a "hard news" correspondent to "photographer." The reason why he chose to photograph sunrises. How time alone helped him be a better caregiver to his wife, Judith. How this time of solitude helps him cope with the loss of his wife. The community he's become a part of during these early morning shoots. The possibility of his photos being selected for display at a local hospital. Links Mentioned In the WE Have Cancer Podcast The Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center - https://umiamihealth.org/en/sylvester-comprehensive-cancer-center View Mark's incredible sunrise photos on Instagram - https://instagram.com/markpottermiami WE Have Cancer Links Subscribe to the WE Have Cancer Podcast - https://pod.link/wehavecancer Follow WE Have Cancer on Social Media Like our Facebook page - https://www.facebook.com/wehavecancershow/ Join our private Facebook group - https://www.facebook.com/groups/wehavecancershow/ Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/wehavecancerpod Follow us on Instagram - https://instagram.com/wehavecancerpod Follow us on LinkedIn - https://linkedin.com/company/wehavecancer Know someone touched by cancer who has an inspiring story? Nominate a guest to appear on the podcast - https://wehavecancershow.com/guest Email Lee Lee@wehavecancershow.com
Kandis' mother succumbed to cancer in 2014. Not only was she her mother's caregiver she also was charged with caring for her younger siblings. During this time she was literally burning the candle at both ends. During our conversation we discussed: How she wished she knew of the resources available to support her during such a difficult time in her life. The importance of reaching out to people in similar situations as a source of support. The importance of self-care when serving as a caregiver and the enormous challenges she faced while caring for both her sick mother and her younger siblings. How her relationship with with her mother blossomed during her illness. The stigma in the African-American community around going to psycho-therapy and what motivated her to seek support. How she coped with her mother's passing. Links Mentioned In the WE Have Cancer Podcast Therapy For Black Girls - https://www.therapyforblackgirls.com/ Follow Kandis on Instagram - https://instagram.com/kandi_koated WE Have Cancer Links Subscribe to the WE Have Cancer Podcast - https://pod.link/wehavecancer Follow WE Have Cancer on Social Media Like our Facebook page - https://www.facebook.com/wehavecancershow/ Join our private Facebook group - https://www.facebook.com/groups/wehavecancershow/ Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/wehavecancerpod Follow us on Instagram - https://instagram.com/wehavecancerpod Follow us on LinkedIn - https://linkedin.com/company/wehavecancer Know someone touched by cancer who has an inspiring story? Nominate a guest to appear on the podcast - https://wehavecancershow.com/guest Email Lee Lee@wehavecancershow.com
Tatiana Suarez started wrestling when she was three years' old. Right before she was to compete in the 2012 Olympics in London, she was diagnosed with Thyroid Cancer. During our conversation we discussed: Why she got into wrestling at such a young age. How she came to be diagnosed with thyroid cancer Her reaction to missing out on the London Olympics due to her thyroid cancer How she found faith just prior to her diagnosis Her discovery of holistic medicine at a young age How the removal of her thyroid has impacted her How cancer changed her life and brought her closer to her family Her love of competition Follow Tatiana Suarez Follow Tatiana Suarez on Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/tatianasuarezufc/ Follow Tatiana Suarez on Twitter - https://twitter.com/tatianaufc Like Tatiana Suarez' Facebook page - https://www.facebook.com/TatianaSuarezPadillaMMA/ WE Have Cancer Links Subscribe to the WE Have Cancer Podcast - https://pod.link/wehavecancer Follow WE Have Cancer on Social Media Like our Facebook page - https://www.facebook.com/wehavecancershow/ Join our private Facebook group - https://www.facebook.com/groups/wehavecancershow/ Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/wehavecancerpod Follow us on Instagram - https://instagram.com/wehavecancerpod Follow us on LinkedIn - https://linkedin.com/company/wehavecancer Know someone touched by cancer who has an inspiring story? Nominate a guest to appear on the podcast - https://wehavecancershow.com/guest Email Lee Lee@wehavecancershow.com
*** Please note - Just prior to publishing this episode, Christy emailed me to inform me that she'd just learned that her cancer had returned and had metastasized to her lungs. In 2017 while traveling in Ireland, Christy had a seizure. The doctors traced the source of the seizure to a tumor in her brain which had metastasized from her rectum. She was 37 years old and had stage 4 rectal cancer. During our conversation we discussed: Her experience attending colorectal cancer conferences and cancer "camps" How cancer impacts the control one has over their life How she came to be diagnosed The importance of exercise in her life How her cancer impacted her marriage Links Mentioned In the WE Have Cancer Podcast WE Have Cancer Links Christy's story on Cancer Grad - http://www.cancergrad.org/yearbook-1/2019/6/21/rectal-cancer-grad-christy First Descents - https://firstdescents.org/ The Cassie Hinds Shoe Cancer Foundation - https://www.cassiehinesshoescancer.org/about/cassies-story/ Follow Christy on Instagram - https://instagram.com/christylorio Follow Christy on Twitter - https://twitter.com/christylorio Subscribe to the WE Have Cancer Podcast - https://pod.link/wehavecancer Follow WE Have Cancer on Social Media Like our Facebook page - https://www.facebook.com/wehavecancershow/ Join our private Facebook group - https://www.facebook.com/groups/wehavecancershow/ Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/wehavecancerpod Follow us on Instagram - https://instagram.com/wehavecancerpod Follow us on LinkedIn - https://linkedin.com/company/wehavecancer Know someone touched by cancer who has an inspiring story? Nominate a guest to appear on the podcast - https://wehavecancershow.com/guest Email Lee Lee@wehavecancershow.com
In 2005 Wendi was diagnosed with stage 3 metastatic ovarian cancer. She also tested positive for the BRCA 1 gene. After treatment, which included a hysterectomy and prophylactic double mastectomy, she was pronounced "cured" after five years. Early in 2019, after 14 years her cancer returned. During our conversation we discussed: How a case of appendicitis led to the diagnosis of her cancer recurrence. The challenges she now faces with the metastasis to her peritoneum. HIPEC as an option for treatment of her cancer recurrence. The long-term side effects of her initial treatment and how it's impacted her life. How her cancer recurrence has impacted decisions on her life moving forward. How turning to her faith has brought her comfort. Links Mentioned In the WE Have Cancer Podcast Connect with Wendi - http://wendicooper.com/ WE Have Cancer Links Subscribe to the show - https://pod.link/wehavecancer Follow WE Have Cancer on Social Media Like our Facebook page - https://www.facebook.com/wehavecancershow/ Join our private Facebook group - https://www.facebook.com/groups/wehavecancershow/ Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/wehavecancerpod Follow us on Instagram - https://instagram.com/wehavecancerpod Follow us on LinkedIn - https://linkedin.com/company/wehavecancer Know someone touched by cancer who has an inspiring story? Nominate a guest to appear on the podcast - https://wehavecancershow.com/guest Email Lee Lee@wehavecancershow.com
Dr. Jamie Aten is the Founder and Executive Director of the Humanitarian Disaster Institute and Chair of Humanitarian and Disaster Leadership at Wheaton College. A survivor of colorectal cancer, he's also the author of  A Walking Disaster: What Surviving Katrina and Cancer Taught Me About Faith and Resilience. During our conversation we discussed: How Terror Management theory explains why some people struggle to support those going through traumatic experiences like cancer. How he struggled to ask for help during his treatment and how he overcame this challenge. Redefining "strengths" and "weaknesses." How growing up in a small, blue collar town impacted his view of the world and his career choice. How he came to be diagnosed with colon cancer in 2014. Why those touched by cancer should be cautious of optimism. How Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) can affect cancer patients. Links Mentioned In the WE Have Cancer Podcast Jamie's book, A Walking Disaster: What Surviving Katrina and Cancer Taught Me About Faith and Resilience - https://www.amazon.com/Walking-Disaster-Surviving-Resilience-Spirituality-ebook/dp/B07M6QL56C/ref=sr_1_1?crid=1ZRLYE0B9A1PN&keywords=a+walking+disaster+by+jamie+aten&qid=1571591927&sprefix=a+walking+dis%2Caps%2C170&sr=8-1 CancerToday article, Coping With Trauma - https://www.cancertodaymag.org/Pages/cancer-talk/Coping-With-Trauma.aspx Humanitarian Disaster Institute - https://www.wheaton.edu/academics/academic-centers/humanitarian-disaster-institute/ Lotsa Helping Hands - https://lotsahelpinghands.com/ Follow Jamie on Twitter - https://twitter.com/drjamieaten Follow Jamie on Instagram - https://instagram.com/drjamieaten WE Have Cancer Links Subscribe to the show - https://pod.link/wehavecancer Follow WE Have Cancer on Social Media Like our Facebook page - https://www.facebook.com/wehavecancershow/ Join our private Facebook group - https://www.facebook.com/groups/wehavecancershow/ Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/wehavecancerpod Follow us on Instagram - https://instagram.com/wehavecancerpod Follow us on LinkedIn - https://linkedin.com/company/wehavecancer Know someone touched by cancer who has an inspiring story? Nominate a guest to appear on the podcast - https://wehavecancershow.com/guest   Email Lee Lee@wehavecancershow.com
As a breast cancer survivor, Sylvie Leotin understands the the unseen needs of cancer patients. As a former ballerina and computer scientist, Sylvie seeks to integrate the mind, body and heart to live a more meaningful life. During our conversation we discussed: The importance of mindfullness and meditation and the role it plays in her healing. Why she wakes up in the middle of the night to meditate. How her training as a ballerina helped her to become self-compassionate. Why it's difficult for patients to hear phrases like "congratulations on finishing treatment" and "you beat cancer!" How working in Lean Innovation in Silicon Valley has changed how she looks at cancer treatment centers and how they interact with patients.   Links Mentioned In the WE Have Cancer Podcast Sylvie's Blog, The Voice of the Cancer Patient - https://sylvieleotin.com/ Sylvie's article in the Journal of Patient Experience, "An Insider View of the Cancer Radiation Experience Through the Eyes of a Cancer Patient." - https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/2374373519832604 Connect with Sylvie on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/sleotin Connect with Sylvie on Twitter - https://twitter.com/sleotin Connect with Sylvie on Instagram - https://instagram.com/sleotin WE Have Cancer Links Subscribe to the show - https://pod.link/wehavecancer Follow WE Have Cancer on Social Media Like our Facebook page - https://www.facebook.com/wehavecancershow/ Join our private Facebook group - https://www.facebook.com/groups/wehavecancershow/ Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/wehavecancerpod Follow us on Instagram - https://instagram.com/wehavecancerpod Follow us on LinkedIn - https://linkedin.com/company/wehavecancer Know someone touched by cancer who has an inspiring story? Nominate a guest to appear on the podcast - https://wehavecancershow.com/guest Email Lee Lee@wehavecancershow.com
Janet Fanaki created Resilient People, Stories to Inspire while caring for her husband who was diagnosed with an aggressive form of Brain Cancer in 2016. During our conversation we discussed: How she came up with the idea for Resilient People. Why building a community has benefited her. How her husband came to be diagnosed with Glioblastoma and the treatment that was prescribed for him. The current state of her husband's health. How she finds the stories to profile on Resilient People. The story of Jason Fiorotto, who founded the Tory Day Fund in memory of his wife who passed away from Breast Cancer. What she's learned from the Resilient People project. The story of the 90 year-old Holocaust survivor profiled on her site. Links Mentioned In the WE Have Cancer Podcast Resilient People - http://www.resilientpeople.ca/ Resilient People on Instagram - https://instagram.com/resilientpeopleca Resilient People on Twitter - https://twitter.com/resilientpeopl Resilient People on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/resilientpeopleca/ The Tory Day Fund - http://www.toryday.org/ WE Have Cancer Links Subscribe to the show - https://pod.link/wehavecancer Follow WE Have Cancer on Social Media Like our Facebook page - https://www.facebook.com/wehavecancershow/ Join our private Facebook group - https://www.facebook.com/groups/wehavecancershow/ Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/wehavecancerpod Follow us on Instagram - https://instagram.com/wehavecancerpod Follow us on LinkedIn - https://linkedin.com/company/wehavecancer Know someone touched by cancer who has an inspiring story? Nominate a guest to appear on the podcast - https://wehavecancershow.com/guest Email Lee Lee@wehavecancershow.com
  In the spring of 2016 Chris Lawrence was diagnosed with stage 4 Bile Duct cancer. While laying in his hospital bed, his father wrote "Hope Has Arrived" on the whiteboard. Thus the non-profit organization hopehasarrived.com was born. During our conversation we discussed: How Chris came to be diagnosed with stage 4 Bile Duct cancer. Why he created Hope Has Arrived The decision to move back to Sioux Falls, South Dakota, where he was originally from How Genomic Sequencing saved his life His thoughts on the future of his health The future plans for Hope Has Arrived The important role that his faith plays in his life The positive things that he's experienced since his diagnosis Links Mentioned In the WE Have Cancer Podcast WE Have Cancer Links Hope Has Arrived - https://www.hopehasarrived.com/ Hope Has Arrived on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/hopehasarrived/ Subscribe to the show - https://pod.link/wehavecancer Follow WE Have Cancer on Social Media Like our Facebook page - https://www.facebook.com/wehavecancershow/ Join our private Facebook group - https://www.facebook.com/groups/wehavecancershow/ Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/wehavecancerpod Follow us on Instagram - https://instagram.com/wehavecancerpod Follow us on LinkedIn - https://linkedin.com/company/wehavecancer Know someone touched by cancer who has an inspiring story? Nominate a guest to appear on the podcast - https://wehavecancershow.com/guest Email Lee Lee@wehavecancershow.com
A cancer recurrence is every cancer survivors greatest fear. In her return visit to the WE Have Cancer podcast, Courtney Forget talks intimately about this fear. We also discussed: How she went from looking forward to her ileostomy reversal - as discussed in Episode 43 - to loving her life with a permanent ostomy. Living with the constant fear of a cancer recurrence after having two "cancer scares." The importance of getting second, and even third, opinions. Her thoughts on being naive about her initial diagnosis and how she looks at her survivorship today. Why she's not a fan of ringing the bell at her cancer center after completing treatment. The role her husband has played as her cancer caregiver. The reason she adopted a Greyhound dog and why she's training him to be a therapy dog. The challenge of moving to a new city and finding a new Oncologist. Links Mentioned In the WE Have Cancer Podcast Courtney's first appearance on the Colon Cancer (WE Have Cancer) podcast - https://wehavecancershow.com/043 Pet Partners - https://petpartners.org/ WE Have Cancer Links Subscribe to the show - https://pod.link/wehavecancer Follow WE Have Cancer on Social Media Like our Facebook page - https://www.facebook.com/wehavecancershow/ Join our private Facebook group - https://www.facebook.com/groups/wehavecancershow/ Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/wehavecancerpod Follow us on Instagram - https://instagram.com/wehavecancerpod Follow us on LinkedIn - https://linkedin.com/company/wehavecancer Know someone touched by cancer who has an inspiring story? Nominate a guest to appear on the podcast - https://wehavecancershow.com/guest Email Lee Lee@wehavecancershow.com
By treating cancer by focusing on the body, mind and spirit, Dr. Rob Rutledge makes deep connections with his patients. During our conversation we discussed: The profound impact Dr. Bernie Siegel's book, Love, Medicine and Miracles had on him and how it helped him realize oncology was his calling. The roles mindfullness, meditation and spirituality play in his life. How he came to realize the importance of support groups. Why focusing on the body, mind and spirit is so important to healing. The three-day retreats that he and Dr. Timothy Walker facilitate. The meaning and importance of integrative medicine. Links Mentioned In the We Have Cancer Podcast Healing and Cancer - http://healingandcancer.org/ Love, Medicine and Miracles by Bernie Siegel, M.D. - Love, Medicine and Miracles The Healing Circle - https://thehealingcircle.ca/ Dr. Timothy Walker - http://healingandcancer.org/book-an-event/dr-timothy-walker/ Follow Healing and Cancer on Twitter - https://twitter.com/HealingNCancer Follow Healing and Cancer on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/HealingandCancerFoundation/ Follow Dr. Rob Rutledge on Twitter - https://twitter.com/robrutledgemd WE Have Cancer Links Subscribe to the show - https://pod.link/wehavecancer Follow WE Have Cancer on Social Media Like our Facebook page - https://www.facebook.com/wehavecancershow/ Join our private Facebook group - https://www.facebook.com/groups/wehavecancershow/ Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/wehavecancerpod Follow us on Instagram - https://instagram.com/wehavecancerpod Follow us on LinkedIn - https://linkedin.com/company/wehavecancer Know someone touched by cancer who has an inspiring story? Nominate a guest to appear on the podcast - https://wehavecancershow.com/guest Email Lee Lee@wehavecancershow.com
Marquina Iliev-Piselli is a breast cancer survivor and author of the upcoming book TOUGH: Women Who Survived Cancer. During our conversation we discussed: Her unique hobby that she's passionate about. How she lifted her spirits and the spirits of her fellow cancer patients. Her Mother's Colon Cancer diagnosis. The online virtual Share Triumph conference for women touched by cancer. The tragedy she faced, in addition to her breast cancer diagnosis, and how therapy helped her cope. The origins of her book TOUGH: Women Who Survived Cancer and the women profiled in the book.   Links Mentioned In the Show Your free ticket to the free, Share Triumph virtual conference - https://conference.sharetriumph.com/ TOUGH: Women Who Survived Cancer Essay Collection - https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/marquina/tough-women-who-survived-cancer-essay-collection?ref=640130&token=7d113793 Chi Chi Life - http://www.chichilifenyc.com/ Marquina on Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/sharetriumph/ Marquina on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/marquina.iliev   WE Have Cancer Links Subscribe to the show - https://pod.link/wehavecancer Follow WE Have Cancer on Social Media Like our Facebook page - https://www.facebook.com/wehavecancershow/ Join our private Facebook group - https://www.facebook.com/groups/wehavecancershow/ Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/wehavecancerpod Follow us on Instagram - https://instagram.com/wehavecancerpod Follow us on LinkedIn - https://linkedin.com/company/wehavecancer Know someone touched by cancer who has an inspiring story? Nominate a guest to appear on the podcast - https://wehavecancershow.com/guest Email Lee Lee@wehavecancershow.com
Howard Brown was first diagnosed with cancer - Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma - at the age of 24. When he turned 50, a routine colonoscopy revealed stage 3 colon cancer. During our conversation we discussed: The numerous treatments, including HIPEC, and clinical trials he's been through. His experience as an an attendee of the 2019 American Association of Cancer Research (AACR) conference. How his twin sister saved his life from stage 4 Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma. The possible link between childhood and young adult cancers to adult cancers. His experience being treated with Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy (HIPEC) What his cancer experience has taught him about himself. How exercise has helped him physically and emotionally. His thoughts, and mine, on healthy eating. Links Mentioned In the Show Stacy Hurt - https://stacyhurt.net/ AACR - https://www.aacr.org/Pages/Home.aspx Gentle Yoga With Jean DiCarlo Wagner - https://Wehavecancershow.com/019 Colontown - https://colontown.org/colontown-intake-form/ Belong.Life App - https://belong.life/ WE Have Cancer Links Subscribe to the show - https://pod.link/wehavecancer Follow WE Have Cancer on Social Media Like our Facebook page - https://www.facebook.com/wehavecancershow/ Join our private Facebook group - https://www.facebook.com/groups/wehavecancershow/ Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/wehavecancerpod Follow us on Instagram - https://instagram.com/wehavecancerpod Follow us on LinkedIn - https://linkedin.com/company/wehavecancer Know someone touched by cancer who has an inspiring story? Nominate a guest to appear on the podcast - https://wehavecancershow.com/guest Email Lee Lee@wehavecancershow.com
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As a teenager growing up in Kansas, Becca Pendarvis spent her summers doing everything she could to get as tan as possible. Now a mother of a sixteen year-old daughter, she has spent the last seven years dealing with Stage 4 Melanoma skin cancer. During our conversation we discussed: Why she loves living in New York City and how living there helped her cope with her cancer. The common misconceptions about Skin Cancer. How to use A-B-C-D-E to identify possible skin cancers. The fact that she's now N.E.D. (No Evidence of Disease) after initially being told she had 9 - 18 months to live. The impact her illness had on her daughter. Camp Kesem - a nationwide community that supports the children of parents affected by cancer - and how it helped her daughter. Her thoughts on tanning and tanning beds. Links Mentioned In the Show Camp Kesem - https://campkesem.org/ Know the ABCDEs of Skin Cancer - https://www.skincancer.org/skin-cancer-information/melanoma/melanoma-warning-signs-and-images/do-you-know-your-abcdes Follow Becca on Instagram -  https://instagram.com/beccalovesbrooklyn Follow Becca on Twitter - https://twitter.com/beccapendarvis WE Have Cancer Links Subscribe to the show - https://pod.link/wehavecancer Follow WE Have Cancer on Social Media Like our Facebook page - https://www.facebook.com/wehavecancershow/ Join our private Facebook group - https://www.facebook.com/groups/wehavecancershow/ Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/wehavecancerpod Follow us on Instagram - https://instagram.com/wehavecancerpod Follow us on LinkedIn - https://linkedin.com/company/wehavecancer Know someone touched by cancer who has an inspiring story? Nominate a guest to appear on the podcast - https://wehavecancershow.com/guest Email Lee Lee@wehavecancershow.com
Joe Bakhmoutski was diagnosed with Testicular cancer in 2016.He founded Simplify Cancer  to provide support and advice to those touched by cancer. During our conversation we discussed: Why he created Simplify Cancer How he came to be diagnosed with Testicular cancer How people perceive various cancers and how some are deemed "embarrassing" What patients can do to prepare for their first oncologist appointment and the free tool he offers on his website to assist with this. The book he's writing to help men dealing with cancer. Links Mentioned in the Show Simplify Cancer - http://simplifycancer.com/ Joe's Interview With Lee Silverstein On the Simplify Cancer podcast - http://simplifycancer.com/ep055/ Follow Simplify Cancer on Instagram - https://instagram.com/simplify_cancer Follow Simplify Cancer on Twitter - https://mobile.twitter.com/simplifycancer WE Have Cancer Links Subscribe to the show - https://pod.link/wehavecancer Follow WE Have Cancer on Social Media Like our Facebook page - https://www.facebook.com/wehavecancershow/ Join our private Facebook group - https://www.facebook.com/groups/wehavecancershow/ Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/wehavecancerpod Follow us on Instagram - https://instagram.com/wehavecancerpod Follow us on LinkedIn - https://linkedin.com/company/wehavecancer Know someone touched by cancer who has an inspiring story? Nominate a guest to appear on the podcast - https://wehavecancershow.com/guest Email Lee Lee@wehavecancershow.com
In early 2017 Julie Chessell's son, Brock, was diagnosed with Hepatoblastoma, a rare form of pediatric liver cancer. During our conversation we discussed: What motivated Julie to have Brock examined by a doctor. The treatments Brock underwent and what they did when the treatments stopped working. How the Chessell's faced Brock's diagnosis as a family. How Julie and her husband faced Brock's illness. How Brock came to meet when of his sports heroes. The work Brock and has done to raise awareness. Connect With Julie On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/julie.l.chessell On Instagram: https://instagram.com/warrior.bossbabe WE Have Cancer Links Subscribe to the show - https://pod.link/wehavecancer Follow WE Have Cancer on Social Media Like our Facebook page - https://www.facebook.com/wehavecancershow/ Join our private Facebook group - https://www.facebook.com/groups/wehavecancershow/ Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/wehavecancerpod Follow us on Instagram - https://instagram.com/wehavecancerpod Follow us on LinkedIn - https://linkedin.com/company/wehavecancer Know someone touched by cancer who has an inspiring story? Nominate a guest to appear on the podcast - https://wehavecancershow.com/guest Email Lee Lee@wehavecancershow.com
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