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How to Communicate With Your Healthcare Team, With Eddie Leigh

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS | MoreA cancer diagnosis can be overwhelming. The emotions behind hearing the words “you have cancer” can often cloud a patient’s ability to comprehend the information being shared by the medical team as well as the patient’s ability to ask important questions. […]

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How to Talk to Your Children About Your Cancer

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS | MoreMost people do everything on their power to avoid having difficult conversations. I can’t think of a more difficult conversation then having to tell your children you have cancer. I’ve had to do this on several occasions and even though I’m […]

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Tabitha Cavanagh Finds Her Healing Through Helping Others

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS | MoreTabitha Cavanagh was diagnosed with Stage III Colon Cancer in January of 2017. She was 31 years old and had a little girl and had just gotten married. Tabitha completed chemotherapy in July of 2017 and immediately plunged herself into exercise […]

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What Every Colorectal Cancer Patient Should Know, With Dr. Tim Cannon

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS | MoreDr. Cannon is a specialty care physician board certified in medical oncology. He has a special interest in management of gastrointestinal malignancies including colorectal cancer. Dr. Cannon is the clinical director and moderator of the weekly molecular tumor board at Inova, […]

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Supporting the Ostomy Community, With Deb Fox

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS | MoreDeb Fox has made it her mission to help the members of the ostomy community. She has created a private Facebook group – OstoMyFamily – to provide those with ostomies a private, safe forum to discuss all things ostomy. Her websites […]

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Hope Is What Gets Monica Hernandez, A.K.A. Whimsy The Blue Cancer Fairy, Through Her Tough Days

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS | MoreMonica’s Story Monica Hernandez – Whimsy the Blue Cancer Fairy – was diagnosed with Familial Adenomatous Polyposis (FAP) when she was 15. The affects of FAP has resulted in countless surgeries. Monica has had her colon and gallbladder removed and has a permanent […]

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Stacy Hurt – Overcoming Stage IV Colorectal Cancer Through Integrative Medicine, Diet and Faith

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS | MoreStacy was diagnosed with Stage IV colorectal cancer on her 44th birthday, September 17th, 2014 after experiencing symptoms of abdominal pain and bleeding.  Stacy put off a visit to her doctor since she was a health-conscious, athletic, non-smoker who maintained a […]

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