The "WE" Behind WE Have Cancer

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

Speaking Up to Prevent Women’s Cancers, with Gynecologic Oncologist Dr. Valena Wright

Speaking Up to Prevent Women’s Cancers, with Gynecologic Oncologist Dr. Valena Wright

By John Luckenbaugh | 06/15/2021

On this episode of WE Have Cancer, womens’ cancer surgeon Dr. Valena Wright, MD chats with Lee about her decades of experience treating gynecologic cancers, and the many preventative measures women may not know about. From symptoms of ovarian cancer to the power of positivity to the benefits of music therapy, Dr. Wright shares her…

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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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Mission: Disney World

Kaden is a 6 year old from Chesnut Hill, MA. Kaden is a Mama’s boy and loves to study about Dinosaurs, Sharks, and other animals.Kaden’s journey began around January of 2021 when he had a headache for a few days and slight swelling underneath his right eye.

His family knew something was up so he was immediately brought to his primary care. They didn’t think any of it. Later that day, his headache is still progressing, and the family made the decision to go to the ER. They got the result of Bloodwork and MRI, they found a tumor in his sinus cavity that was later on diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukemia.

We are on a mission is to raise $10,000 in the month of September to send Kaden and his family on a trip to the beach and Disney World.

Click here to help Kaden'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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