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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

Conquering the Psychological Effects of Colon Cancer, with Ed Yakacki III

By Lee Silverstein | 04/27/2015

Ed Yakacki III was diagnosed with colon cancer at the young age of 30. Ed faced two battles; conquering the physical effects of colon cancer, and conquering the psychological effects of colon cancer after treatment. Trying to go back to a “normal” life after treatment is a serious issue for many cancer survivors. Like many…

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From Swimsuit Model to Colon Cancer Survivor and Advocate, with Grace De La Rosa

By Lee Silverstein | 04/20/2015

Grace De La Rosa is a colon cancer survivor and works tirelessly advocating for colon cancer related issues. She has always made her health and well-being one of the priorities in her life. A swimwear and fitness model, and fitness competitor, exercise and healthy eating have always been a part of her lifestyle, yet at…

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Living Life With a Hereditary Colon Cancer Syndrome, with Travis Bray, PhD.

By Lee Silverstein | 04/14/2015

Like his grandfather and father before him, Travis Bray was born with F.A.P. – Familial Adenomatous Polyposis – “a rare, hereditary colon cancer syndrome that causes extra tissue (polyps) to form in the large intestine and in the upper part of your small intestine (duodenum).” The vast majority of people with F.A.P. will be stricken…

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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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