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The Intersection of Cancer and Life is a conversational look at the lives we rebuild for ourselves after a cancer diagnosis. In each episode, host Emily Garnett and guests discuss the changes, challenges, and unexpected shifts that have occurred while living with cancer. These conversations emphasize the fact that there is no one-size-fits-all approach to rebuilding a life after diagnosis, and creates a space to better understand the lives we lead with cancer. This podcast lets listeners know that they are not alone, whether they themselves have been diagnosed with cancer, or have a friend or loved one navigating treatment. Emily Garnett is a mother, wife, and elder law attorney in New York. She was diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer in November 2017, the same week as her fifth wedding anniversary and her son’s second birthday.

The Intersection of Cancer and Life is a conversational look at the lives we rebuild for ourselves after a cancer diagnosis. In each episode, host Emily Garnett and guests discuss the changes, challenges, and unexpected shifts that have occurred while living with cancer. These conversations emphasize the fact that there is no one-size-fits-all approach to rebuilding a life after diagnosis, and creates a space to better understand the lives we lead with cancer. This podcast lets listeners know that they are not alone, whether they themselves have been diagnosed with cancer, or have a friend or loved one navigating treatment. Emily Garnett is a mother, wife, and elder law attorney in New York. She was diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer in November 2017, the same week as her fifth wedding anniversary and her son’s second birthday.
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The Intersection of Cancer and Life is a conversational look at the lives we rebuild for ourselves after a cancer diagnosis. In each episode, host Emily Garnett and guests discuss the changes, challenges, and unexpected shifts that have occurred while living with cancer. These conversations emphasize the fact that there is no one-size-fits-all approach to rebuilding a life after diagnosis, and creates a space to better understand the lives we lead with cancer. This podcast lets listeners know that they are not alone, whether they themselves have been diagnosed with cancer, or have a friend or loved one navigating treatment. Emily Garnett is a mother, wife, and elder law attorney in New York. She was diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer in November 2017, the same week as her fifth wedding anniversary and her son’s second birthday.

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Episodes

012: Ellis Emerson

12/26/2018
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It's hard to believe this is episode 12 - the last episode of Season 1of the Intersection of Cancer and Life. Thank you all so much for following along and listening to our show. Thank you too, to our incredible guests this season: Nora McMahon, Justin Birckbichler, Marianne Duquette Cuozzo, Robin Browne, Racheli Alkobey, Emily Hopper, Annelise Cohon, Abigail Johnston, Dana Donofree, Wendy Chioji, Annmarie Otis, and today's guest, Ellis Emerson. When I started this podcast, I had no idea...

Duration:01:19:42

011: Annmarie Otis (founder of Stupid Dumb Breast Cancer)

12/20/2018
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Episode 11 of the Intersection of Cancer and Life features Annmarie Otis, the founder of Stupid Dumb Breast Cancer. Annmarie was diagnosed with Stage I breast cancer in 2012, and Stupid Dumb Breast Cancer is her fierce and unconventional initiative to promote awareness, early detection, and advocacy surrounding breast cancer, with a special focus on how the disease impacts younger people. On behalf of Stupid Dumb Breast Cancer, Annmarie has been featured in area publications, appeared on TV,...

Duration:01:18:18

010: Wendy Chioji (Cancer Survivor, Triathlete, and Livestrong Advocate)

12/13/2018
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"Fear is darkness, and education is light." -Wendy Chioji Episode 10 of the Intersection of Cancer and Life features Wendy Chioji, a freelance television producer, six-time Ironman, and triathlete, who has tackled everything in her life, including her three cancer diagnoses, with the same motto: "Just say yes." Wendy's first round with cancer came in 2001 at age 39, when she was diagnosed with stage II breast cancer. She underwent chemo and surgery, then participated in a clinical trial of...

Duration:01:03:43

009: Dana Donofree (founder and creator of AnaOno)

12/6/2018
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**I am doing a Reddit AMA today (12/6) at 9 AM EST!** "Holy shit, I need to make bras." - Dana Donofree Episode 9 of the Intersection of Cancer and Life features an incredible guest: Dana Donofree. Dana is best known as the founder and creator of AnaOno, a lingerie company specifically for women navigating breast cancer. I first met Dana in the spring of 2018 at the Living Beyond Breast Cancer Metastatic Conference in Philadelphia, PA, and was immediately struck with her passion for an...

Duration:01:28:26

008: Abigail Johnston (lawyer, mother, and metastatic breast cancer thriver)

11/29/2018
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Episode 8 of the Intersection of Cancer and Life is a special episode for me - at the time it airs, it will have been a year since my diagnosis of metastatic breast cancer. In this episode, I talk with Abigail Johnston, a fellow lawyer, mother, and metastatic breast cancer thriver. Before cancer, Abigail was an accomplished lawyer in the central Florida area, practicing for over fifteen years and building a life with her husband and two boys. Once she was diagnosed with stage IV metastatic...

Duration:01:13:23

007: Annelise Cohon

11/22/2018
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Episode 7 of the Intersection of Cancer and Life features one of my wonderful college friends, Annelise Cohon. Anna is an education specialist and innovative leader, with more than eight years of professional experience in advancing quality education for all children. She is passionate about the intersection of education and health. She is driven to ensure that all students have the social and emotional support needed to be successful. Shortly after my own cancer diagnosis, Anna reached out...

Duration:01:17:01

006: Emily Hopper (mama, artist, advocate and breast cancer survivor)

11/15/2018
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Episode 6 of the Intersection of Cancer and Life features Emily Hopper, the mama, artist, advocate, and breast cancer survivor behind alternative breast cancer awareness apparel brand, EMPOWERHAUS. She is also the founder of Flatties Unite, the popular Facebook group for women living with fewer than 2 breasts. Emily was diagnosed with stage III triple negative breast cancer at 31 years old, after being misdiagnosed 14 months earlier. Emily has recently completed 13 rounds of IV chemo, a...

Duration:01:12:30

005: Racheli Alkobey (Radiant Racheli)

11/8/2018
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On this episode, we talk with Radiant Racheli Alkoby, who was diagnosed with Hodgkins Lymphoma at age 21, during her senior year of college. After her diagnosis, she started video blogging under the handle Radiant Racheli and recorded her entire diagnosis and treatment journey in it's most raw form. In her videos, she laughs, she dances, she cries and, most importantly, she maintains her mantra: "everything is going to be okay." Racheli endured 12 rounds of chemo and endured some harsh...

Duration:00:52:10

004: Robin Browne (stage IV breast cancer survivor and co-host of the podcast “That’s the Spirit”)

11/1/2018
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Robin Browne is 31 years old and is a stage IV breast cancer survivor and a regular contributor to Amy Poehler’s Smart Girls website. She's also the co-host of the podcast “That’s the Spirit” and is fascinated by all things spooky and dark. She has one cat and can usually be found watching reality TV in bed. Robin currently partners with the Breast Cancer Research Foundation to assist with fundraising efforts: www.bcrf.org Her writing for Amy Poehler's Smart Girls website can be found...

Duration:01:12:36

003: Marianne Duquette Cuozzo (artist, mother, three-time cancer survivor)

10/25/2018
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Marianne Duquette Cuozzo is an artist, mother, three-time cancer survivor, and most of all, a dreamer! Marianne was first diagnosed with Hodgkins Lymphoma at age 28, as a newlywed, and was told that she could never have children. She felt very alone, as this was before the internet, and she knew no one with cancer. Her entire life, including her decorative painting business, was put on hold for treatment, and slowly, as she began to reclaim her life after treatment, she had a Lymphoma...

Duration:01:08:45

002: Justin Birckbichler (a men’s health activist, a testicular cancer survivor, and the founder of aBallsySenseofTumor.com)

10/18/2018
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Justin Birckbichler is a men’s health activist, a testicular cancer survivor, and the founder of aBallsySenseofTumor.com. From being diagnosed in November 2016 at the age of 25 to finishing chemo in January 2017, to being cleared in remission in March, he has been passionate about sharing his story to spread awareness about testicular cancer and promote open conversation about men's health. His work with the awareness of men's health has been featured by Healthline, Ball Boys, and various...

Duration:00:44:17

001: Nora McMahon (founder of Cancer Grad)

10/18/2018
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Nora was diagnosed with ovarian cancer at 39 years old in March of 2015. After undergoing a hysterectomy, oophorectomy, and debulking surgery, she endured 4 months of aggressive chemo. Nora founded Cancer Grad, an online platform for young adults with cancer to share their stories and unique perspectives surrounding their diagnoses. Find Nora online at: Cancer Grad website Cancer Grad Facebook Group Instagram - @CancerGrad ----- Follow Emily to get the latest updates on the...

Duration:01:19:22

Coming Soon: The Intersection of Cancer and Life

10/10/2018
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The Intersection of Cancer and Life is a conversational look at the lives we rebuild for ourselves after a cancer diagnosis. In each episode, host Emily Garnett and guests discuss the changes, challenges, and unexpected shifts that have occurred while living with cancer. These conversations emphasize the fact that there is no one-size-fits-all approach to rebuilding a life after diagnosis and creates a space to better understand the lives we lead with cancer. This podcast lets listeners know...

Duration:00:03:24