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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

How to Turn a Cancer Diagnosis into a Life of Purpose and Impact with Matt Ode

How to Turn a Cancer Diagnosis into a Life of Purpose and Impact with Matt Ode

By Lee Silverstein | 06/01/2021

On this episode of WE Have Cancer, motivational speaker and testicular cancer survivor Matthew Ode shares his inspiring advice for seeking purpose and joy during your cancer journey. From the power of finding a supportive community to practicing vulnerability to dealing with body image struggles, Matt delivers his top tips with optimism and grace. Matt’s…

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Mastering a Healing Mindset with Wellness Coach Jeanette Carbajal

Embracing a Healing Mindset with Holistic Cancer Coach Jeanette Carbajal

By Lee Silverstein | 05/18/2021

On this episode of WE Have Cancer, Healing Mindset Coach Jeanette Carbajal shares her tips for embracing a healing mindset on the journey to cancer recovery. Jeanette has worked with countless medical practitioners, oncologists, and cancer patients all over the U.S. She shares the importance of gratitude, boundaries, laughter, and joy; and that sometimes healing…

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The Power of the Cancer Community with Jess Thomas Nelson, Host of My Cancer Story

The Power of the Cancer Community with Jess Thomas Nelson, Host of My Cancer Story

By Lee Silverstein | 05/04/2021

On this episode of WE Have Cancer, fellow cancer podcast host Jess Thomas Nelson shares how her life has changed since being diagnosed with Papillary Thyroid Cancer in January 2020. Since then, she’s learned that practically everyone has been impacted by cancer in some way, and has become passionate about sharing her guest’s cancer stories…

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Mission: Hollywood Studios

Benny is a 3 year old who is currently being treated in Fort Worth, TX. He is loving, gentle, and courageous. Benny’s journey began right after thanksgiving of 2020 when he went many nights without sleep and constantly complaining that his belly hurt.

After 3 weeks of multiple DR visits, and ER visits. Their pediatrician felt Benny had chronic constipation and should be flushed out. Benny was then admitted and right before giving the flush fluid they did an ultrasound and the tech saw a tumor by Benny’s liver. He was then diagnosed with Neuroblastoma stage 4.

Benny just underwent tumor removal recently and will start stem cell transplant.

Our mission is to raise $10,000 in the month of June to send Benny and his family to send his family to Hollywood studios.

Click here to help Benny'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…

WE Have Cancer - Keep Going Image

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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