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Interview With Stage 4 Rectal Cancer Patient Christy Lorio
Nov 19, 2019 32:03

Interview With Stage 4 Rectal Cancer Patient Christy Lorio

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.
When Cancer Returns After Being Cured
Nov 05, 2019 37:36

When Cancer Returns After Being Cured

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.
What Cancer Taught A Disaster Psychologist About Faith and Resilience
Oct 22, 2019 38:38

What Cancer Taught A Disaster Psychologist About Faith and Resilience

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.
Understanding the Unseen Needs of Cancer Patients With Sylvie Leotin
Oct 08, 2019 36:47

Understanding the Unseen Needs of Cancer Patients With Sylvie Leotin

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
Resilient People; An Interview With Founder Janet Fanaki
Sep 24, 2019 25:49

Resilient People; An Interview With Founder Janet Fanaki

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 the origins of her Resilient People project.
Diagnosed With Stage 4 Bile Duct Cancer, But Focused On Hope
Sep 10, 2019 33:42

Diagnosed With Stage 4 Bile Duct Cancer, But Focused On Hope

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.
Fear of a Cancer Recurrence; An Emotional Conversation With Courtney Forget
Aug 27, 2019 27:07

Fear of a Cancer Recurrence; An Emotional Conversation With Courtney Forget

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 [email protected]
Treating Cancer By Focusing On the Body, Mind and Spirit, With Dr. Rob Rutledge
Aug 13, 2019 37:33

Treating Cancer By Focusing On the Body, Mind and Spirit, With Dr. Rob Rutledge

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 r
TOUGH: Women Who Survived Cancer, Interview With Author Marquina Iliev-Piselli
Jul 30, 2019 35:56

TOUGH: Women Who Survived Cancer, Interview With Author Marquina Iliev-Piselli

Marquina Iliev-Piselli is a breast cancer survivor and author of the upcoming book TOUGH: Women Who Survived Cancer. She shares her story in this podcast.
Interview With Two-Time Cancer Survivor Howard Brown
Jul 15, 2019 30:30

Interview With Two-Time Cancer Survivor Howard Brown

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 c