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

Kiel Colon Cancer Foundation – Raising Awareness in the African-American Community

By Lee Silverstein | 08/17/2015

George and LaTashia Kiel founded the Kiel Colon Cancer Foundation in memory of George’s mother who lost her battle with Colon Cancer at the age of 59. The mission of the Kiel Colon Cancer Foundation is to educate the public about colon cancer, support colon cancer research, advocate for appropriate screening measures and encourage healthy lifestyle choices. The signature…

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Easing the Effects of Colon Cancer Through Yoga, With Jean DiCarlo-Wagner

By Lee Silverstein | 07/28/2015

Jean DiCarlo-Wagner faced Stage IIIC colon cancer in 2003, with her doctors giving her a 50/50 chance for five-year survival. Fortunately, her surgery and chemotherapy were successful, but her journey from diagnosis to recovery was challenging. After a 20-year career as an education resource specialist, her diagnosis and poor prognosis forced her to retire. However,…

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Riding His Motorcycle To Raise Awareness About FAP and Colon Cancer, With Todd Spurrier

By Lee Silverstein | 07/15/2015

Todd Spurrier has spent 19 months riding his Ducati motorcycle over 57, 000 miles all over America to raise awareness for FAP (Familial Adenomatous Polyposis) and Colorectal Cancer. As he states on his website, Destinationxride.org: Here are some of the organizations that have been important to Todd and his mission: The Colon Cancer Alliance Ducati…

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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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