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Combating The Perceptions Of What Is Cancer And Why Do People Get Cancer, With Guest Kat Arney

Kat Arney joins the “WE Have Cancer” podcast to talk about her new book “Rebel Cell.” As a self-identified developmental geneticist, Kat discusses what is cancer, why do people get cancer, and how it differs from the perception most have of the disease.

From viewing cancer as a one-off personal event to how a more evolutionary outlook on treatment might just be the answer to curing cancer, Kat Arney uses her Ph.D. and experience to flip your idea of the disease on its head.

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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 and Dealing With the Emotional Turmoil Men Go Through With Cancer Survivor Joe Bullock

Colon Cancer Survivor Joe Bullock

In this episode of the “WE Have Cancer” podcast, Lee talks with Joe Bullock about his personal experiences with colon cancer and the creation of groups to help men share during their cancer diagnosis, treatment, and after-effects of survival.

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Hospice, Palliation, And Making The Decision To Improve Your Quality Of Life With Guest Jeff Shufelt

Hospice; Deciding When the Time is Right With Jeff Shufelt

The WE Have Cancer podcast turns to a topic we’ve never discussed before: Hospice and palliation. With Jeff Shufelt as our guest, Lee dives into hospice’s meaning and the misconceptions about hospice care.

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Managing Peripheral Neuropathy With Dr. Dana Cardinas

Managing Peripheral Neuropathy With Dr. Dana Cardinas

Dr. Dana Cardinas joins us on the WE Have Cancer podcast this week. She shares her personal experience with peripheral neuropathy and Stage 3c colon cancer, and how that’s given her a new mission in life.

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Discover Your Power With Oral Cancer Survivor Joana Breckner

Discover Your Power With Oral Cancer Survivor Joana Breckner

Joana Breckner, an oral-cancer survivor and motivational speaker, joins Lee this week on the WE Have Cancer podcast. The pair talk about Joana’s battle with oral cancer and how the difficulties of her journey helped her discover her power.

After her dentist found some oral cancer symptoms during a routine checkup, Joana’s story truly began. Dealing with several major surgeries that included the loss of part of her tongue and some of her teeth, Joana had to learn how to eat and speak again. In the unlikeliness of scenarios, Joana found a love for motivational speaking and has since turned her story into a drive to help others find ways to better cope with the difficulties of their lives.

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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.During our…

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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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