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Real Pink, a podcast by Susan G. Komen, is taking real conversations about breast cancer from the doctor's office to your living room. Hosted by Adam Walker, episodes feature candid conversations with survivors, researchers, physicians, and more. Find answers to your toughest questions and clear, actionable steps to live a better life, longer. At Real Pink, compassionate storytelling meets real inspiration and real support.

Real Pink, a podcast by Susan G. Komen, is taking real conversations about breast cancer from the doctor's office to your living room. Hosted by Adam Walker, episodes feature candid conversations with survivors, researchers, physicians, and more. Find answers to your toughest questions and clear, actionable steps to live a better life, longer. At Real Pink, compassionate storytelling meets real inspiration and real support.

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Real Pink, a podcast by Susan G. Komen, is taking real conversations about breast cancer from the doctor's office to your living room. Hosted by Adam Walker, episodes feature candid conversations with survivors, researchers, physicians, and more. Find answers to your toughest questions and clear, actionable steps to live a better life, longer. At Real Pink, compassionate storytelling meets real inspiration and real support.

Language:

English


Episodes

Breast Cancer Screenings During a Pandemic with Laurel Pointer

9/14/2020
For many people, the thought of going anywhere, especially a medical office, during the current pandemic can create a feeling of uneasiness and concern. This is certainly normal, however we would like to reassure our listeners that there is no reason to delay mammograms if your local imaging centers are open and your state re-opening guidelines allow for them. Special Guest: Laurel Pointer.

Duration:00:14:07

Mental Health Impact of Living with Metastatic Breast Cancer with Tori Geib

9/7/2020
While levels of support continue to improve, MBC patients and care partners both recognize that there is often a need for even MORE support to be given. A percentage of people living with MBC say that their family and friends don’t understand how their metastatic breast cancer has changed them emotionally and physically, especially during COVID-19 when patients are potentially in constant close quarters or forced to be separated from care partners due to social distancing measures. Special...

Duration:00:23:34

What Care Partners Wish They Knew When a Family/Friend was Diagnosed with MBC with Janice and Rex Cowden

8/31/2020
Special guests Janice and Rex Cowden share what they have learned throughout their journey together. Special Guests: Janice Cowden and Rex Cowden.

Duration:00:19:00

How Breast Cancer Affects Sexual Health with Dr. Shelby Terstriep

8/17/2020
Breast cancer can impact your sex life. For example, hormone therapy may cause a loss of desire as well as vaginal changes that can make intercourse painful. Here today to talk about the ways that breast cancer can affect sexual health and what to do about it is Dr. Shelby Terstriep.

Duration:00:17:40

Living with Metastatic Breast Cancer with Rachel Pecoraro

8/10/2020
If you have been diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer, there are many ways to stay active in the breast cancer community. Getting involved can be personally rewarding and can impact the lives of others. Today, Rachal Pecoraro shares her story. Special Guest: Rachal Pecoraro.

Duration:00:35:17

It's Ok To Not Be Ok with Dr. Stephanie Carroll

8/3/2020
Metastatic breast cancer can also bring with it a higher level of anxiety and depression. These feelings are all normal. Here today to share the unique perspective that she has as a mental health professional who is undergoing treatment for MBC is Dr. Stephanie Carroll. Special Guest: Dr. Stephanie Carroll.

Duration:00:20:41

Thriving Sexually During and After Breast Cancer with Dr. Lyndsey Harper

7/27/2020
On today’s episode, we are going to talk about an important topic that is not often talked about – sexual health during and after a breast cancer diagnosis. Special Guest: Dr. Lyndsey Harper.

Duration:00:13:11

Overcoming Adversity with Leecy Fink

7/20/2020
Many of the guests on the Real Pink podcast have shared that staying in the present, focusing only on what you can control and believing that you can get through tough times with resilience and positivity is so important. Here today to tell us her incredible story and how she has overcome adversity throughout her breast cancer journey is Leecy Fink. Special Guest: Leecy Fink.

Duration:00:26:56

Healthy Living and Breast Cancer Risk with Kristen Keenan

7/13/2020
Some healthy lifestyle choices may lower your risk of getting breast cancer. Learn what you can do to improve your health in this week’s episode. Special Guest: Kristen Keenan.

Duration:00:08:59

You Are Not Alone with Sarah Sanders

7/6/2020
The support of family, friends and others can be helpful as you go through diagnosis, treatment and beyond, but many cancer patients and survivors will tell you that despite that support, cancer can be a lonely journey. Sarah Sanders shares her perspective in this episode of the Real Pink podcast. Sarah is a 35-year-old marketing/public relations professional currently living on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. She's originally from Chicago, IL and is a huge Chicago Bears fan. Proud of her...

Duration:00:15:57

Breast Cancer Patients Share their Unique Journeys to Becoming Informed and Empowered with Janet Jordan and Bridgett Spillers

6/29/2020
Each patient’s experiences, perspectives and diagnoses are uniquely personal. Understanding this can help empower breast cancer patients to educate themselves and ask questions in order to equip themselves for conversations with their doctors about treatment plans.

Duration:00:15:12

Triple-Negative Breast Cancer: Facts vs. Fiction with Dr. Erika Hamilton (from Sarah Cannon)

6/22/2020
Breast cancer is not one type of disease but many. The type of breast cancer affects prognosis and care options. TNBC is an aggressive type of breast cancer and Dr. Erika Hamilton (from Sarah Cannon) will clarify misconceptions about TNBC and address key questions, like who is at greatest risk for TNBC and what are current care options. Special Guest: Dr. Erika Hamilton.

Duration:00:09:04

Remembering Mom on Father’s Day with Gary and Kyla Thompson

6/15/2020
On the morning of October 21, 2014, everything changed for the Thompson family. At the ages of 15 (Taylor), 13 (Kyla) and 10 (Katelyn), these kids no longer had their mom, Maureen. Gary no longer had his wife of 25 years. 11 years earlier Maureen had been diagnosed with breast cancer while pregnant with their youngest, Katelyn. Kyla and Gary join us to talk about what Father’s Day means to them now. Special Guests: Gary Thompson and Kyla Thompson.

Duration:00:17:51

Breast Cancer Through the Eyes of a Child with Raphael Alejandro

6/8/2020
When someone is diagnosed with breast cancer, it’s scary for them and everyone around them. The emotions involved can seem even more heightened to a child who has to watch their parent go through a diagnosis or treatment. Raphael Alejandro joins the podcast to share his family's story. Raphael brings his comedic timing portraying Matteo, a leading role on the Disney Channel series "Bunk'd," which was just nominated for a Daytime Emmy. Raphael kicked off his acting career landing, at the...

Duration:00:09:08

Talking to Your Kids About Breast Cancer with Caprice Massey

6/1/2020
As a parent, your initial instinct may be to protect them from the realities of your diagnosis and treatment, but sharing age-appropriate information can be helpful and healing and can allow you to support each other through the experience. Here to share her story and the lessons that she learned about talking to your kids about breast cancer is Commander Caprice Massey. Special Guest: Caprice Massey.

Duration:00:16:11

The Power of Community with Susie Christianson

5/25/2020
Today on Real Pink, we have the honor of Susie Christianson sharing her story. Special Guest: Susie Christianson.

Duration:00:17:15

Living Your Healthiest Life with Samantha Harris

5/18/2020
Emmy-winning TV host, author, certified health coach & trainer, cancer survivor & thriver, healthy living advocate and unstoppable optimist Samantha Harris is here to help guide us through the best ways to achieve overall health and some tips to stay positive and hopeful throughout this pandemic. Special Guest: Samantha Harris.

Duration:00:16:11

Special Episode: Surviving COVID-19 while Living with Metastatic Breast Cancer with Kristin Harris

5/11/2020
Kristin is dedicated to ending breast cancer - in memory of her beloved mother, in salute of the heroes like her dad and brother who walk by our sides, and in honor of her precious niece, in hope that she and others will one day know a world without breast cancer. Special Guest: Kristin Harris.

Duration:00:20:20