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

Improving Health Literacy Among Cancer Patients

By Lee Silverstein | 02/09/2021

Using health literacy to improve resultsGetting any type of cancer diagnosis can be terrifying, but it’s even worse when you don’t really understand what’s happening. On this episode of WE Have Cancer, Lee talks with Carly Flumer about her experiences — from getting a thyroid cancer diagnosis herself to now advocating for medical professionals to…

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Patient Empowerment: Taking Charge After A Cancer Diagnosis

Patient Empowerment: Taking Charge After A Cancer Diagnosis

By Lee Silverstein | 01/26/2021

Using patient empowerment to heal Receiving a cancer diagnosis is nothing short of a shock — whether it’s you personally or a loved one. But it’s how you handle the journey that can really make all the difference in what the next steps look like. This episode of WE Have Cancer is all about patient…

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Grief And Writing, With Guests Shelley Buck And Kathy Curtis

By Lee Silverstein | 01/12/2021

The grieving process can look dramatically different from person to person and situation to situation. For Shelley Buck, it took the form of writing a book with her son Ryder, and her friend Kathy. Shelley opens up about how her son’s cancer diagnosis changed their relationship and even her parenting style, and was a catalyst to share his spirit with the world. Shelley and Kathy talk about writing the book as a way to extend Ryder’s legacy while also using it as an essential part of their grieving process.

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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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