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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

Diagnosed with Stage IV Ovarian Cancer at Age 30: Morgan Gaynor's Journey & Advocacy

Diagnosed with Stage IV Ovarian Cancer at Age 30: Morgan Gaynor's Journey & Advocacy

By Lee Silverstein | 09/21/2021

On this episode of WE Have Cancer, awareness advocate and ovarian cancer survivor Morgan Gaynor chats with Lee about cancer research, advocacy, and sharing her cancer journey online in a very public way.Guest Biography: After completing her MBA at Monmouth University at age 30, Morgan decided to look into freezing her eggs. That decision would…

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Finding Healing and Joy in Baseball, with Hodgkin’s Survivor Katie Russell Newland

By Lee Silverstein | 09/07/2021

On this episode of WE Have Cancer, author and cancer survivor Katie Russell Newland chats with Lee about baseball, family, cancer, and learning to live in the moment. Katie shares how baseball was a special bond between her and her mother growing up. Three years after her mom lost her own battle with Colon Cancer,…

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How to Find Peace and Comfort in the Face of Death, with Dr. Jim deMaine

How to Find Peace and Comfort in the Face of Death, with Dr. Jim deMaine

By Lee Silverstein | 08/24/2021

On this episode of WE Have Cancer, author and veteran physician Jim deMaine chats with Lee about facing death with peace and comfort. Dr. deMaine shares his knowledge on hospice and palliative care and the rights every patient should be informed on in regards to medical care at the end of their life. He also…

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Mission: Disney World

Kaden is a 6 year old from Chesnut Hill, MA. Kaden is a Mama’s boy and loves to study about Dinosaurs, Sharks, and other animals.Kaden’s journey began around January of 2021 when he had a headache for a few days and slight swelling underneath his right eye.

His family knew something was up so he was immediately brought to his primary care. They didn’t think any of it. Later that day, his headache is still progressing, and the family made the decision to go to the ER. They got the result of Bloodwork and MRI, they found a tumor in his sinus cavity that was later on diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukemia.

We are on a mission is to raise $10,000 in the month of September to send Kaden and his family on a trip to the beach and Disney World.

Click here to help Kaden's dream come true.

Most Recent Blog Posts

Don't Stop Believin'; The Story of Arnel 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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