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The Anticancer Lifestyle Program; An Interview With Founder Meg Hirshberg

The Anticancer Lifestyle Program; An Interview With Founder Meg Hirshberg

Meg Hirshberg was first diagnosed with cancer – stage 3 breast cancer – in 2001. She had recurrences in 2008 and 2018.During our conversation she shared how the book, Anticancer; A New Way of Life by Dr. David Servan-Schreiber inspired her to create the Anticancer Lifestyle Program and how the program can greatly benefit those…

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Pastor Dan Nicewonger, Author of The Journey Continues; One Man’s Journey Through Terminal Illness

Pastor Dan Nicewonger, Author of The Journey Continues; One Man’s Journey Through Terminal Illness

Dan Nicewonger was diagnosed with stage 4 colon cancer in May of 2016 while serving as Pastor of the First Baptist Church Kennet Square, Pennsylvania. We discussed his book, The Journey Continues, the challenge of serving and caring for a community while battling colon cancer, the power of language when working with your medical team…

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Voices of Cancer; An Interview With Author Lynda Wolters

Voices of Cancer; An Interview With Author Lynda Wolters

In August of 2016, Lynda Wolters was diagnosed with stage 4 mantle cell lymphoma. Her book, Voices of Cancer, “offers a candid look into the world of a cancer patient.” The book “helps educate, dispel fears, and start positivie conversations about what a cancer diagnosis truly means, while shining a light on how best to support…

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Cancer Will Not Be My Legacy, With Matt Newman

In this powerful interview Matt Newman shares his story of how he came to be diagnosed and ultimately survived brain cancer. He shares the power of a positive mindset, the importance of exercise and how his cancer experience reshaped his view of life. Links Mentioned In the WE Have Cancer Podcast Matt's website – https://matthewsnewman.com/…

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Why Cancer Patients Should Advocate For Their Care, With Maureen Famiano

Why Cancer Patients Should Advocate For Their Care, With Maureen Famiano

Maureen Famiano was originally diagnosed with Colorectal Cancer in 2010. Six weeks after colon resection surgery she learned her cancer had spread to her lymph nodes. During our conversation we discussed: Why asking questions of your doctor and advocating for your care is so important. The specific questions to ask your doctor after a cancer…

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Sunrise; A Story of Healing and Coping With Grief, With Mark Potter

Sunrise; A Story of Healing and Coping With Grief, With Mark Potter

One month after retiring as a news correspondent with NBC, Mark Potter found himself in the role as cancer caregiver for his wife Judith. As a way to find some solitude during this difficult time, /mark began photographing the beautiful sunrises of Miami, Florida. After Judith's death in April of 2019, Mark found this early…

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Living The Role of The Cancer Caregiver, With Kandis Draw

Living The Role of The Cancer Caregiver, With Kandis Draw

Kandis' mother succumbed to cancer in 2014. Not only was she her mother's caregiver she also was charged with caring for her younger siblings. During this time she was literally burning the candle at both ends. During our conversation we discussed: How she wished she knew of the resources available to support her during such…

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Tatiana Suarez; Her Story of Conquering Cancer and Winning In the UFC

Tatiana Suarez; Her Story of Conquering Cancer and Winning In the UFC

Tatiana Suarez started wrestling when she was three years' old. Right before she was to compete in the 2012 Olympics in London, she was diagnosed with Thyroid Cancer. During our conversation we discussed: Why she got into wrestling at such a young age. How she came to be diagnosed with thyroid cancer Her reaction to…

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Interview With Stage 4 Rectal Cancer Patient Christy Lorio

Interview With Stage 4 Rectal Cancer Patient Christy Lorio

*** Please note – Just prior to publishing this episode, Christy emailed me to inform me that she'd just learned that her cancer had returned and had metastasized to her lungs. In 2017 while traveling in Ireland, Christy had a seizure. The doctors traced the source of the seizure to a tumor in her brain…

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When Cancer Returns After Being Cured

When Cancer Returns After Being Cured

In 2005 Wendi was diagnosed with stage 3 metastatic ovarian cancer. She also tested positive for the BRCA 1 gene. After treatment, which included a hysterectomy and prophylactic double mastectomy, she was pronounced “cured” after five years. Early in 2019, after 14 years her cancer returned. During our conversation we discussed: How a case of…

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