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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

Discover Your Power With Oral Cancer Survivor Joana Breckner

Discover Your Power With Oral Cancer Survivor Joana Breckner

By Lee Silverstein | 07/28/2020

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

By Lee Silverstein | 07/14/2020

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

By Lee Silverstein | 06/30/2020

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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Mission: Fishing In Hawaii

Mason is a 14 year old from Ripon, CA. who was  diagnosed with a brain tumor, known as an Ependymoma, in 2017.

His routine scan on September 1st, 2020 showed two new tumors in his lower spine.

Our mission is to raise $10,000 in the month of January to cover the costs of Mason’s dream to send him and his family on a fishing trip in Maui, HI.

Click here to help Mason'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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