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Providing stories of information, inspiration and hope to those touched by cancer Host and cancer survivor Lee Silverstein interviews patients, survivors, caregivers and medical professionals in order to share the "human" stories of those touched by cancer.

Providing stories of information, inspiration and hope to those touched by cancer Host and cancer survivor Lee Silverstein interviews patients, survivors, caregivers and medical professionals in order to share the "human" stories of those touched by cancer.
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Auburndale, FL

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Providing stories of information, inspiration and hope to those touched by cancer Host and cancer survivor Lee Silverstein interviews patients, survivors, caregivers and medical professionals in order to share the "human" stories of those touched by cancer.

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English

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813-760-7939


Episodes

Pride, Love and Cancer, With Paula and Lara Chambers

6/19/2018
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[caption id="attachment_1439" align="alignleft" width="300"] Pride, Love and Cancer, With Paula and Lara Chambers - WE Have Cancer[/caption] Paula and Lara Chambers are high school sweethearts and have been together for over 30 years. In October of 2014 they traveled from their home in Houston, Texas to New York City so that they could be married. Paula had been dealing with "stomach issues" for some time. Unfortunately she became very ill immediately after the wedding and soon after was...

Duration:00:31:52

Rafael Martin Is Walking 50 Miles To Raise Awareness For Prostate Cancer

6/11/2018
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Rafael Martin - WE Have Cancer[/caption] On June 15, 2018, Rafael Martin, a Special Education Teacher at Cypress Creek High School and a Cancer Survivor, will march 26.2 miles from a Subway in Davenport to Universal City Walk in Orlando. He will be finishing a 50 mile march he started on Memorial Day. He attempted to walk from the Lakeland Regional Health Hollis Cancer Center to Orlando on that day, but almost halfway through he was overcome from fatigue due to his cancer treatments and he...

Duration:00:13:35

Losing Fear In The Face of Cancer, With Jessica Buscho

6/5/2018
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Jessica is currently undergoing treatment for Stage IV colon cancer. Despite the fact that her symptoms were dismissed by doctors for years, she approaches life with positivity and gratitude. During our conversation we discussed how her cancer diagnosis has been the impetus behind her living a life less driven by fear and more focused on presence. One of the guides that has helped Jessica navigate her disease is the book Radical Remission: Surviving Cancer Against All Odds by Kelly...

Duration:00:49:05

Joe Mahaffey Is Working Hard to Honor His Brother's Memory

5/22/2018
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After his brother Doc's death in 2017 from colorectal cancer, Joe Mahaffey has assumed the role of passionate advocate. In March of 2018 Joe traveled to Washington, D.C., along with close to 200 fellow patients, survivors and caregivers, for Fight CRC's annual Call-On Congress. Back home in North Carolina Joe has been working to fulfill one of his brother's dreams; to have a colorectal cancer license plate available for North Carolina residents. The Blue Ribbon Warrior license plate is...

Duration:00:48:35

WE Have Cancer; Our Story, With Lee and Linda Silverstein

5/8/2018
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In March of 2011, just four months after Lee and Linda began dating, Lee was diagnosed with Stage II colon cancer. He underwent a partial colectomy and was able to avoid chemotherapy. In December of 2012 Lee and Linda got married and spent their honeymoon in Jamaica. When they returned, it was time for Lee's six-month CT scan. The scan revealed a slowly growing spot on Lee's liver. His oncologist ordered a biopsy. On New Year's Eve at 4 pm Lee and Linda received a call from their...

Duration:00:37:45

Big Announcement - We're Expanding Our Reach

5/2/2018
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For over three years The Colon Cancer Podcast has shared stories of information, inspiration and hope of those touched by colorectal cancer; your stories, your family members' stories, your friends' stories, your doctors' stories. As I've reflected back on all of these incredible interviews I realized that the whole world can be inspired by these stories. The messages contained within these deep, and often emotional conversations, can touch more people, not just those within our...

Duration:00:06:36

Honoring Her Husband’s Memory Through Her Advocacy Work, With Dana Georges

4/24/2018
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I had the pleasure of meeting Dana at the 12th annual Call-on Congress. She became very involved in cancer advocacy efforts after losing her husband Jean to colon cancer on Mother’s Day, 2015. He was only 43-years-old. Her 7-year-old son will need to begin screening at age 25. Also, her32-year-old brother recently had precancerous cells […] The post Honoring Her Husband’s Memory Through Her Advocacy Work, With Dana Georges appeared first on The Colon Cancer Podcast.

Duration:00:26:10

Teaching Hope and Happiness in the Face of Cancer

4/10/2018
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This story of Gina’s journey appeared in the 2017 issue of On The Rise and was written by our late friend, Dr. Tom Marsilje. Gina Benedetti may be about the happiest and most hopeful person diagnosed with advanced colorectal cancer (CRC) that you have ever met – and her hope and happiness are infectious! This […] The post Teaching Hope and Happiness in the Face of Cancer appeared first on The Colon Cancer Podcast.

Duration:00:32:26

Honoring Her Husband’s Legacy With Nikki Moore of #LiveMoore

3/27/2018
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Matt and Nikki Moore met while they were in college. They fell in love and were married a short time later. In late 2015, while pregnant with their first child, Matt was diagnosed with Stage IV Colon Cancer at the age of 32. Before his death, Matt wanted to inspire people to live life to […] The post Honoring Her Husband’s Legacy With Nikki Moore of #LiveMoore appeared first on The Colon Cancer Podcast.

Duration:00:33:55

Talking Colon Cancer Screening and Awareness With Dr. Andrew Albert

3/19/2018
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In this bonus episode Dr. Andrew Albert returns to the show for an informal conversation about colon cancer screening and awareness. He and I talked about embarrassment, stigmas, poop and more. How do we get young people, and their doctors, to recognize their symptoms and understand that there’s no such thing as “too young” for […] The post Talking Colon Cancer Screening and Awareness With Dr. Andrew Albert appeared first on The Colon Cancer Podcast.

Duration:00:37:36

Getting Men To Discuss Their Colon Cancer Symptoms, With Paul Shadle

3/13/2018
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Paul Shadle was diagnosed with stage IV colorectal cancer in 2016 after noticing symptoms on a family vacation. He had dismissed prior feelings of fatigue and chalked it up to getting older. On vacation, he had bloating and cramping in his abdomen, later noticing blood in his stool. When Paul was diagnosed, the disease had […] The post Getting Men To Discuss Their Colon Cancer Symptoms, With Paul Shadle appeared first on The Colon Cancer Podcast.

Duration:00:33:28

Colon Cancer’s Tattooed Pinup Girl, Tara Principali

2/27/2018
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Tara (pronounced Tar-uh) Principali was diagnosed with Stage 2 rectal cancer five years ago at the age of 30. Though she once lived an unhealthy lifestyle, weighing as much as 270 lbs., she dedicated herself to fitness and healthy eating prior to her diagnosis and lost 130 lbs. In addition to the rectal cancer diagnosis Tara […] The post Colon Cancer’s Tattooed Pinup Girl, Tara Principali appeared first on The Colon Cancer Podcast.

Duration:00:47:38

Leading Grass Roots Advocacy While Dealing With Her Stage IV Diagnosis

2/13/2018
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Julienne Edwards was finishing law school, dreaming of her new career. God, as they say, had other plans and at the agee of 26 she was diagnosed with stage IV colon cancer. Julienne is the Grass Roots Advocacy Manager for Fight CRC. Links Mentioned In The Show Fight CRC Clinical Trial Finder @Jules_GEdwards on Twitter […] The post Leading Grass Roots Advocacy While Dealing With Her Stage IV Diagnosis appeared first on The Colon Cancer Podcast.

Duration:00:41:01

Our Seventeen Years With Colon Cancer and Each Other

1/30/2018
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Danielle and Mike met when they were teenagers. “We were best friends” they told me. When she was just 17, Danielle was diagnosed with Stage III colon cancer. Nine years later she again would be diagnosed with colon cancer; this time it was Stage 1. Initial genetic testing was inconclusive. Later on she would learn […] The post Our Seventeen Years With Colon Cancer and Each Other appeared first on The Colon Cancer Podcast.

Duration:00:59:15

Her Attitude and Spiritualness Helped Get Her Through Rectal Cancer

1/16/2018
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Happy New Year! There is much to look forward to in 2018. In March, I celebrate my 7th “cancerversary.” This is probably why, being Stage IV, my oncologist called me an “outlier.” I’ll take that! Next month The Colon Cancer Podcast will celebrate its 3rd anniversary. Also, on February 8th – 10th I will be […] The post Her Attitude and Spiritualness Helped Get Her Through Rectal Cancer appeared first on The Colon Cancer Podcast.

Duration:00:33:17

Her Colorectal Cancer Symptoms Were Dismissed and She’s Happy To Be Alive

12/26/2017
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I learned of Sasha’s story through a Faces of Blue profile from The Colon Cancer Coalition. Here’s the article: 18 months, 78 weeks, 546 days, 13104 hours, 786240 minutes. I heard him, but I didn’t really hear him. I stared into his face trying to keep composure. Eighteen months with a good quality of life […] The post Her Colorectal Cancer Symptoms Were Dismissed and She’s Happy To Be Alive appeared first on The Colon Cancer Podcast.

Duration:00:31:43

A Conversation About a Terminal Colon Cancer Diagnosis and More, With Matthew Dons

12/12/2017
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Matthew Dons, originally from the U.K. and now living in Japan was diagnosed with terminal colon cancer in 2016. I was introduced to Matthew by Dr. Andrew Albert who was a previous guest on the podcast. During our conversation Matthew talked extensively about the various treatment options that he’s explored including Proton Beam Therapy. Matthew […] The post A Conversation About a Terminal Colon Cancer Diagnosis and More, With Matthew Dons appeared first on The Colon Cancer Podcast.

Duration:01:00:43

Colorectal Cancer, Thyroid Cancer, Ewing’s Sarcoma – Ed Yakacki III Is a Fighter

11/28/2017
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Ed Yakacki III first appeared on The Colon Cancer Podcast in April, 2015 – http://thecoloncancerpodcast.com/010. During that interview Ed talked about his his experience with colorectal cancer; a disease that his doctors have now said he’s beaten. Unfortunately, Ed had many more cancer battles in front of him. Since beating colorectal cancer, Ed has been […] The post Colorectal Cancer, Thyroid Cancer, Ewing’s Sarcoma – Ed Yakacki III Is a Fighter appeared first on The Colon Cancer Podcast.

Duration:00:49:47

I Am Alive and Kickin; An Interview With Lynch Syndrome and Colon Cancer Survivor David Dubin

11/14/2017
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Dave Dubin is a 2-time colon cancer survivor and the third generation in his family with Lynch Syndrome. He founded Aliveandkickn.org with the mission “To improve the lives of individuals and families affected by Lynch Syndrome and associated cancers through research, education, and screening.” A key component of Aliveandkickn.org is the Heroic Registry. This registry “allows […] The post I Am Alive and Kickin; An Interview With Lynch Syndrome and Colon Cancer Survivor David Dubin...

Duration:00:35:31

2017 Tomorrow Can’t Wait – Interview With Joy Freedman

11/12/2017
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2 1/2 year survivor, Joy Freedman shared her thoughts on the 2017 Tomorrow Can’t Wait Colorectal Cancer Alliance conference. The post 2017 Tomorrow Can’t Wait – Interview With Joy Freedman appeared first on The Colon Cancer Podcast.

Duration:00:07:27