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What Is Mesothelioma and Surviving With It Long Term With Heather Von St. James

Surviving Mesothelioma Long Term With Heather Von St. James

Heather Von St. James joins us today to explain what is Mesothelioma and her unique path through the disease to the advocacy she does now as a survivor. Heather shares her story about how she first realized something was wrong after giving birth to her daughter through to her Mesothelioma prognosis, to finding the right Mesothelioma doctors and treatment.

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Colon Cancer Survivor, Joe Bullock, On Looking Out For the Needs of Cancer Patients

Colon Cancer Survivor Joe Bullock

Joe Bullock was diagnosed with Stage 3 Colon Cancer in 2018. In early 2020 he, along with Trevor Maxwell, founded Man Up to Cancer and the Man Up to Cancer and the Man Up to Cancer – The Howling Place Facebook Group, inspiring men to avoid isolation throughout their cancer journeys.Joe talked about:How he came…

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Hospice Care; Deciding When the Time Is Right, With Jeff Shufelt

Hospice; Deciding When the Time is Right With Jeff Shufelt

Hospice is a frightening word for many people. Making an end-of-life decision is one that's difficult and scary. Jeff Shufelt made this decision after dealing with colon cancer for over 10 years. During our conversation he shared many of the misconceptions about home hospice, how it's helped him improve the quality of his life and…

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Managing Peripheral Neuropathy With Dr. Dana Cardinas

Managing Peripheral Neuropathy With Dr. Dana Cardinas

Dr. Dana Cardinas was diagnosed with peripheral neuropathy two years before being diagnosed with stage 3c colon cancer. During our conversation she shares how her neuropathy ultimately led to her cancer diagnosis and the work she and others are doing to minimize the often debilitating effects of chemotherapy induced peripheral neuropathy. Links Mentioned In the…

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Discover Your Power With Oral Cancer Survivor Joana Breckner

Discover Your Power With Oral Cancer Survivor Joana Breckner

From Joana's website: My name is Joana Breckner. I am a mom, wife, business owner, three-time oral cancer survivor turned advocate, accidental motivational speaker, and founder of DYP™. My cancer journey began with that simple cancer screening and several loooooooonng years later, I entered remission January 22, 2018. As difficult as it’s been, this extraordinary experience…

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No Tan Is Worth Dying For; An Interview With Stage IV Melanoma Survivor, Becca Pendarvis

No Tan Is Worth Dying For; An Interview With Stage IV Melanoma Survivor, Becca Pendarvis

We revisit this episode which was originally published in July, 2019. 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 seventeen year-old daughter, she has spent the last eight years dealing with Stage 4 Melanoma skin cancer.…

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Prostate Cancer; What Every Man Needs to Know, With Dr. Garrett Pohlman

Prostate Cancer; What Every Man Needs to Know, With Dr. Garrett Pohlman

Dr. Garrett Pohlman is a board-certified Urologist still actively practicing in a Midwest Urology group. Every day he is helping men in diagnosing and managing their prostate issues – including but not limited to robotic prostatectomy for men with prostate cancer. He is also the founder and host of the newly launched Prostate Health Podcast.…

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Power to Persevere; An Interview With Cancer Survivor Alexa Cucchiara

Power to Persevere; An Interview With Cancer Survivor Alexa Cucchiara

Alexa was diagnosed with Hodgkin's Lymphoma in 2017 at the age of 19. Since overcoming the disease she has completed her Bachelor's degree, written a book; Power to Persevere and become a public speaker. From Alexa's website https://alexacuc.com/about/ – “Alexa has found a deep passion in influencing others to live their best life despite their…

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Sex and Intimacy While Dealing With Cancer, With Dr. Sage Bolte

Sex and Intimacy While Dealing With Cancer, With Dr. Sage Bolte

In this episode we revisit my 2017 conversation with Dr. Sage Bolte. Dr. Bolte is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and an expert on sexual health in oncology. She currently serves as the Chief Philanthropy Officer and President at the Inova Schar Cancer Institute. During our conversation she talked about sex and intimacy and the impact…

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Life After Cancer With Howard Brown

Life After Cancer With Howard Brown

Howard Brown first appeared on this podcast in May of 2019 where he shared his story of being a two-time cancer survivor. Howard has recently had several “clean” scans and is now N.E.D. – No Evidence of Disease. During our conversation we discussed the challenges of transitioning from cancer patient to cancer survivor as well…

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