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The Importance of Male Breast Cancer Awareness

The Importance Of Male Breast Cancer Awareness

Episode summary: On this episode of the WE Have Cancer Podcast, John Falk joins Lee to discuss his journey with male breast cancer. John shares his experience from first being diagnosed through his journey to beat cancer twice. John is open and transparent about his experience as a way to educate, advocate, and change the…

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Raising Colorectal Cancer Awareness to New Audiences Through Social Media

Raising Colorectal Cancer Awareness to New Audiences Through Social Media

Episode summary: In this episode of WE Have Cancer, Allison Rosen joins to talk and discuss the changes that she’s seen in awareness, support, and research of colorectal cancer. Allison also discusses how social media has created a new way to reach younger people, and in turn, there is more research, treatment options, and support…

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A Mother’s Grace: How One Woman Turned Tragedy Into Something Bigger And Better

A Mother’s Grace: How One Woman Turned Tragedy Into Something Bigger And Better

After being diagnosed with breast cancer and having her son face a near-death bout with Diabetic Ketoacidosis, Michelle Moore-Fanger felt devastated, broken, and tired. But she used her hurdles as motivation to continue helping others through her charity and now a book. Guest biography Michelle Moore-Fanger is the author of “A Mother's Grace: Healing the…

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Surviving Breast Cancer With Music And A Positive Outlook With Summer Watson

Surviving Breast Cancer With Music And A Positive Outlook With Summer Watson

Summer Watson is a famed singer and breast cancer survivor Summer Watson was at the top of the world. She’d signed a recording contract with Sony and was living her life to the fullest until a routine mammogram found Stage 4 breast cancer in 2004. Despite being given just weeks to live, Summer has allowed…

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Improving Health Literacy Among Cancer Patients

Using health literacy to improve results Getting any type of cancer diagnosis can be terrifying, but it’s even worse when you don’t really understand what’s happening. On this episode of WE Have Cancer, Lee talks with Carly Flumer about her experiences — from getting a thyroid cancer diagnosis herself to now advocating for medical professionals…

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Patient Empowerment: Taking Charge After A Cancer Diagnosis

Patient Empowerment: Taking Charge After A Cancer Diagnosis

Using patient empowerment to heal Receiving a cancer diagnosis is nothing short of a shock — whether it’s you personally or a loved one. But it’s how you handle the journey that can really make all the difference in what the next steps look like. This episode of WE Have Cancer is all about patient…

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Grief And Writing, With Guests Shelley Buck And Kathy Curtis

The grieving process can look dramatically different from person to person and situation to situation. For Shelley Buck, it took the form of writing a book with her son Ryder, and her friend Kathy. Shelley opens up about how her son’s cancer diagnosis changed their relationship and even her parenting style, and was a catalyst to share his spirit with the world. Shelley and Kathy talk about writing the book as a way to extend Ryder’s legacy while also using it as an essential part of their grieving process.

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HPV In Men: Breaking The Stigma And Bringing Awareness, With Jason Mendelsohn

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On this week’s episode of WE Have Cancer, Lee sits down with Jason Mendelsohn, a Stage-4 tonsil cancer survivor and HPV advocate. Jason shares his story about being diagnosed with HPV-related cancer and his journey to becoming a well-known advocate for the HPV vaccine and awareness of HPV in men.  The pair talk about the…

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Helping Children Realize Their Dreams With Brodi Nicholas, CEO Of One At A Time

Helping Children Realize Their Dreams With Brodi Nicholas, CEO Of One At A Time

This week on the WE Have Cancer podcast, Lee sits down with Brodi Nicholas, the founder and CEO of One At a Time — a non-profit charity that helps create positive experiences and fulfills the dreams of children fighting life-threatening illnesses. Lee and Brodi talk about how it all started with his next-door neighbor, Samantha,…

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

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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