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Breast Friends Cancer Support Radio

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Breast Friends helps women and families deal with the emotional upheaval of cancer. Our show offers advice and provides hope to the patients and survivors, while teaching their friends and family how to provide significant and helpful support to their loved ones. Our show benefits the patients, as well as their friends and family members in several ways: Patients benefit because they find hope and inspiration in hearing stories of survival not only from the co-hosts, but also from our guests. Their friends and family members benefit by learning ways to support their loved ones and understand her journey a bit better. Each week we will introduce a different topic and provide resources that are sure to create interest and provide additional support to the patients and their families. Breast Friends Cancer Support Radio can be heard live every Wednesday at 9 AM Pacific Time on the VoiceAmerica Health and Wellness Channel and Thursdays at 9 AM Pacific on VoiceAmerica Women's Channel.

Breast Friends helps women and families deal with the emotional upheaval of cancer. Our show offers advice and provides hope to the patients and survivors, while teaching their friends and family how to provide significant and helpful support to their loved ones. Our show benefits the patients, as well as their friends and family members in several ways: Patients benefit because they find hope and inspiration in hearing stories of survival not only from the co-hosts, but also from our guests. Their friends and family members benefit by learning ways to support their loved ones and understand her journey a bit better. Each week we will introduce a different topic and provide resources that are sure to create interest and provide additional support to the patients and their families. Breast Friends Cancer Support Radio can be heard live every Wednesday at 9 AM Pacific Time on the VoiceAmerica Health and Wellness Channel and Thursdays at 9 AM Pacific on VoiceAmerica Women's Channel.

Location:

United States

Description:

Breast Friends helps women and families deal with the emotional upheaval of cancer. Our show offers advice and provides hope to the patients and survivors, while teaching their friends and family how to provide significant and helpful support to their loved ones. Our show benefits the patients, as well as their friends and family members in several ways: Patients benefit because they find hope and inspiration in hearing stories of survival not only from the co-hosts, but also from our guests. Their friends and family members benefit by learning ways to support their loved ones and understand her journey a bit better. Each week we will introduce a different topic and provide resources that are sure to create interest and provide additional support to the patients and their families. Breast Friends Cancer Support Radio can be heard live every Wednesday at 9 AM Pacific Time on the VoiceAmerica Health and Wellness Channel and Thursdays at 9 AM Pacific on VoiceAmerica Women's Channel.

Language:

English


Episodes

Encore: Palliative Care: Focusing on the Care, not the Cure.

5/6/2020
Today’s segment will focus on Palliative Care. Information on palliative care, how one enrolls and palliative care teams will be provided.

Duration:00:54:51

Corona Virus and Cancer

3/25/2020
In these difficult times, as we watch the news daily on the Corona Virus, how do we sort out fact from fiction, and keep ourselves and our loved ones, especially those battling cancer, safe.

Duration:00:55:02

Staying in the Light - Part 2

3/18/2020
"Staying in the Light," is a phrase often heard on this show. It has taken on a life of its own its own. Learn about the impact of the phrase, and what it has meant to our host as we talk with Dr. Shani Fox.

Duration:00:56:24

12 Keys to Healthier Cancer Patient - Part 3

3/11/2020
Join us for Part 3 of the 12 Keys to a Healthier Cancer Patient. Among the 12 keys to be discussed: more on Nutrition, How to change the Underlying causes of the disease and Rational Cancer Treatment.

Duration:00:52:37

12 Keys to a Healthier Cancer Patient - Part 2

2/26/2020
Educating and empowering the listeners on how lifestyle factors can dramatically improve outcome in conjunction with traditional cancer treatment.

Duration:00:54:55

Breast Cancer Support for Lesbian Women

2/19/2020
Our guest, Laura Addonisio, will be discussing the subtle differences of how breast cancer impacts lesbian women and their partners. There are few resources for lesbian patients facing a cancer diagnosis and treatment and even less support after treatment concludes. We can all help. Learn how.

Duration:00:54:57

Living Empowered After Cancer Moving Forward

2/12/2020
Join Katrin Fink, certiifed life coach, as she teaches you how to to find hope and possibility by honoring and affirming yourself, aligning with your values, and choosing thoughts and beliefs that empower you and move you forward with the life you truly desire.

Duration:00:55:03

12 Keys to a Healthier Cancer Patient

2/5/2020
Join us as Patrick Quillin, PhD educates and empowes the listeners on how lifestyle factors can dramatically improve outcome in conjunction with traditional cancer treatment. Among the 12 keys to be discussed: understand the problem, understand the solution, the incredible healing capacity of the human body, mind, nutrition, exercise, microbiome, toxins, energy alignment,and why nutrition is essential in comprehensive cancer treatment, changing the underlying causes of the disease.

Duration:00:55:13

Cancer Prevention and the Future of Treatments

1/29/2020
Can we prevent cancer? Join our guest, Dr. Andrew Isaksen and learn ways we can all reduce our cancer risk. He will also talk about what the future holds in cancer treatment, including use of heat treatments in destroying cancer cells. . .

Duration:00:55:33

Reaching the Heart of a Patient

1/22/2020
It's so hard to know what to say or what to do, so sometimes it seems easiest to avoid contact altogether. Meet Yvonne Nydigger, Programs director at Breast Friends. Yvonne is a master at reaching the heart of patients. She can teach you the right things to say and do to help patients feel loved and cared for.

Duration:00:55:24

Clearing Confusion on Best Foods for You

1/15/2020
Are you confused or overwhelmed by all the conflicting information you hear about what to eat? Everywhere you turn, some expert has a new and improved recommendation to reduce inflammation that is going to change your life. You’ve tried them all, but nothing seems to work for you? Learn what might be best for you individually.

Duration:00:55:06

From Breast Friends Volunteer to Exec Director

1/8/2020
Meet Allison Hancock, our Executive Director. Starting as a volunteer with out organization, Allison talks about her personal battle as a young mother fighting breast cancer, and shares how she went on to become our executive director. She will share the vision and goal for Breast Friends in 2020.

Duration:00:54:53

Encore Not Too Young For Cancer

1/1/2020
Maimah Karmo is the Founder/CEO of the Tigerlily Foundation (Tigerlily) and a ten-year survivor of breast cancer. On February 28, 2006, Maimah was diagnosed with Stage 2 breast cancer.

Duration:00:57:38

Encore Finding Your 'Twinkle' in the midst of cancer

12/25/2019
Finding JOY in daily living is a choice and something we should all strive for. For those battling cancer, it can be very challenging.

Duration:00:55:21

Taking Care of Your Loved One With Cancer

12/18/2019
When cancer strikes at the heart of the family, the partner is often the first line of defense. When the host of this show, Becky Olson, was first diagnosed in 1996, her husband, Bill Olson, was there for her. He was there for her through the next 4 battles including her current battle with metastatic disease. Learn tips on how to care for your loved one during this time and understand the role of, and the impact on, the care giver.

Duration:00:54:57

Kickin Cancer Movement

12/11/2019
The KickinCancer movement is growing. WeAreTheSolution, a 501c3 NPO in Salem, was formed in Nov. 2018 with the goal to "Empower individuals to take control of their own bodies, so we can significantly reduce cancer" through education while still supporting local people currently in the fight.

Duration:00:53:13

Healing Your Immune System Naturally

12/4/2019
One in two people have an Auto-Immune System problem leading to a myriad of diseases. Imagine if you could understand how you got sick and then find some great opportunities that could assist you to be well again. Join us with best-selling author, Lynda Dyer, as she discusses how she healed herself from Lupus.

Duration:00:52:55

Encore: De-Stressing the Holidays for Cancer Patients

11/27/2019
Cancer is stressful anytime of the year, but adding the burden of the holidays can make it unbearable.

Duration:00:54:28

Celebrating Today

11/20/2019
Kim Wagner believes that our lives are best served by serving others. Sometimes, when we are in the midst of our own battle, it can be difficult. Yet, it’s often the small things that make our lives better. How can we have a great day in spite of our own struggles? Tune in and listen to Kim’s amazing story.

Duration:00:54:53