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Breast Cancer Stories
Breast Cancer Stories
Kristen Vengler & Eva Sheie

Breast Cancer Stories follows Kristen Vengler, a 56 year old single empty nester in San Diego, from her diagnosis of hormone positive... more

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Things You Need for Radiation with Jen Delvaux

To help make radiation go a little better, Kristen teams up with guest Jen Delvaux to talk about their radiation... more

13 May 2022 · 47 minutes
Day 422: The Weight is Off My Chest

It’s the day after Kristen’s surgery to replace her expanders with permanent breast implants, and she’s already feeling much better.... more

28 Apr 2022 · 22 minutes
Day 420: Goodbye Franken-Boobs

It’s the night before Kristen’s implant exchange surgery. After 9 long months, the painful, lopsided tissue expanders will be replaced... more

21 Apr 2022 · 24 minutes
Day 403: What They Don’t Tell You About Hormone Blockers

Nobody told Kristen just how horrible the side effects from the hormone blockers would be. The neuropathy in her feet... more

08 Apr 2022 · 34 minutes
Day 365: I'm Still Here

Kristen returns to Austin during the holidays to help a friend recover from surgery, clear out the last of her... more

24 Mar 2022 · 28 minutes
Deconstructing Kristen’s Breast Reconstruction with Plastic Surgeon Dr. Salvatore Pacella (Part 2)

In part 2 of our conversation with plastic surgeon Dr. Salvatore Pacella, we go behind the doors of the operating... more

10 Mar 2022 · 22 minutes
Deconstructing Kristen’s Breast Reconstruction with Plastic Surgeon Dr. Salvatore Pacella (Part 1)

Kristen’s plastic surgeon Dr. Salvatore Pacella joins us to deconstruct her breast reconstruction and help us understand his strategy for... more

03 Mar 2022 · 27 minutes
Day 301: Another Day in the Valley

Two months after radiation, Kristen’s chest isn’t looking like such a hot mess anymore. But in mental health terms, we’re... more

17 Feb 2022 · 22 minutes
Day 248: Nothing Will Ever Be The Same Again

Despite increasing pain and burns from the most recent round of radiation, Kristen manages to keep up with work and... more

28 Jan 2022 · 28 minutes
Day 198: Why I Decided to Have Radiation

Weary and desperate for a break in the relentlessness of breast cancer treatment, Kristen makes the decision whether or not... more

13 Jan 2022 · 38 minutes
Breast Cancer Stories
Things You Need for Radiation with Jen Delvaux
Breast Cancer Stories