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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

Pregnant and on Chemotherapy, With Betsy Henson

By Lee Silverstein | 06/22/2015

Can you imagine being 20 weeks pregnant and being told you must start chemotherapy immediately? This happened to Betsy Henson. Betsy began feeling extremely weak. After several visits to the emergency room, for what she thought were severe hemorrhoids, her doctor ordered a colonoscopy. Her worst fears were realized when it was discovered she had…

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The Cancer Olympics, With Dr. Robin McGee

By Lee Silverstein | 06/08/2015

Robin McGee was diagnosed with stage 3C rectal cancer after years of bungled and inadequate medical attention. Later on, she discovered that the best-practice chemotherapy was not available in Nova Scotia, Canada, where she lives.  After her very delayed diagnosis, she reached out to her community using a blog entitled “Robin‘s Cancer Olympics.”  The uplifting and humorous…

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You’re Never Too Young for Colorectal Cancer, with Kimberly Bishop

By Lee Silverstein | 06/02/2015

For several years, Kimberly Bishop was told by her doctor, despite obvious symptoms,  that she was too young to have colorectal cancer. As her symptoms worsened, her doctor finally sent her for a colonoscopy where a 13cm cancerous polyp was discovered at the recto-sigmoid junction. Kimberly was just 34 when she was diagnosed with rectal…

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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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