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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

Raising Colorectal Cancer Awareness to New Audiences Through Social Media

Raising Colorectal Cancer Awareness to New Audiences Through Social Media

By Lee Silverstein | 03/23/2021

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 resources. Guest…

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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

By Lee Silverstein | 03/09/2021

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

By Lee Silverstein | 02/23/2021

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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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…

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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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