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In 2015 Lee launched this podcast as a way to provide information, inspiration and hope to those affected by cancer.

 

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Latest Podcast Episodes

Using Art to Open Conversations About Cancer, With Guest Eileen Powers

By Lee Silverstein | 12/01/2020

While some view their cancer diagnosis as a battle or war as a way to cope, Eileen turned to art. With a loss of her hair and self-identity, Eileen noticed how uncomfortable her friends were with her journey and her cancer. So, she turned a negative into a positive by asking people to make hair-related art for her as a way of more comfortable and opening a dialogue about her diagnosis.

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How Pancreatic Cancer And The Basketball Tournament Combine, With Guest Jordan Griffith Of The Griffith Family Foundation

By Lee Silverstein | 11/17/2020

Joining Lee this week on the WE Have Cancer Podcast is Jordan Griffith of The Griffith Family Foundation. Jordan talks about his father’s pancreatic cancer and how that helped create the Griffith Family Foundation, Sideline Cancer, and a massive basketball tournament.

Jordan discusses the foundation and its impact, both on his family as well as what it’s doing to fight against pancreatic cancer. He also dives into some of the best moments of The Basketball Tournament and what that’s meant for the foundation and its ability to raise awareness and funds.

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Caroline Rose; A Mom, a dog, cancer, hope

Caroline Rose – A Mom, a Dog, Cancer, Hope

By Lee Silverstein | 11/03/2020

Lee sits down with Caroline Rose in this week’s episode of the WE Have Cancer podcast to discuss non-Hodgkin's lymphoma and how a rescue dog, Riley Rose, helped the healing process.

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"I appreciate you and every one of your guests for giving me and everyone else out there in need of support, some guidance and insight into your lives.  You are doing such a good thing for people.  I am only a few episodes in, and already I feel so much more confident about how to talk, how to listen, how to encourage, and how to have hope. "

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Don't Stop Believin'; The Story of Ariel Pineda

November 14, 2020

Arnel Pineda grew up in an impoverished neighborhood in Manilla in the Philippines. His mother died when he was 13 leaving him homeless. He earned money for food by collecting bottles, cans and newspapers and selling them to recyclers. Despite living in poverty Arnel had a gift; he could sing. Putting his gift to work…

The Healing Power of Music

October 29, 2020

I miss my mom, I miss my dad I miss the road, I miss my band Givin' hugs and shakin' hands It's a mystery, I suppose Just how long this thing goes But there'll be crowds and there'll be shows And there will be a light after dark Someday when we aren't six feet apart…

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Keep F*****g Going

September 19, 2020

After 5 years and +170 episodes of podcasting about cancer I was tired. Tired of listening and talking about cancer while dealing with my own (I've lost count how many) recurrence earlier this year. Creating each show was like the old “time to make the donuts” commercial. And then, a few weeks ago I broke…

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