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Best Stupid Cancer Show podcasts we could find (updated July 2020)
Best Stupid Cancer Show podcasts we could find
Updated July 2020
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The Stupid Cancer Show is an award-winning international podcast that, across 11 years and more than 400 episodes, has given voice to the young adult cancer movement. Each broadcast tackles hard-hitting, real-world issues ranging from politics, health care, legislative advocacy, civil liberties and the environment to social media, entertainment, cancer research and medical education.
 
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Mommy has cancer. Daddy has cancer. How do you talk to your kids? Sharing information about what's going on with your health on an age- appropriate level with your young children is incredibly important and can be overwhelmingly challenging. Jackie Woods (LMSW) joins us to discuss how to start conversations and answer questions about your cancer wi…
 
Joe Dolce, former editor-in-chief of Details and Star magazines, traveled the world to the new frontier of cannabis, shedding light on everything you didn’t know about weed (and didn’t even think to ask) for his new book "Brave New Weed". Joe joins us to discuss his book and get real about the cannabis debate. Survivor Spotlight on young adult surv…
 
Despite Marloe Esch's professional experience as an oncology nurse, navigating her own breast cancer diagnosis at 29 was mystifying and lonely. Marloe joins us to discuss the transition from nurse to patient, getting treated by co-workers, and how she is continually looking for ways to support survivors like her. Survivor spotlight on two-time canc…
 
When Tricia and Greg Russo were researching their options on becoming parents after Trica's breast cancer diagnosis, they were discouraged not to find any helpful video resources online. So, they picked up a camera, assembled a team, and started filming "The Story of Us". Tricia and Greg join us along with Producer/Director Craig to discuss the fil…
 
For over thirty years, Breast Cancer Action — a nonprofit organization — has been seeking to achieve health justice for all women at risk of and living with breast cancer while brilliantly disrupting the landscape around advocacy, cause=marketing and corporate accountability. Joining us are Karuna Jaggar (Executive Director) and Alyssa Figueroa (Ca…
 
"Die Young With Me" is not a cancer story but an account of a teenager’s life becoming derailed and the one thing that helped him pull it back together: music. Rob Rufus, author and the one-lunged, cancer surviving drummer of the Nashville-based Blacklist Royals joins us to discuss his new memoir and how music shaped his survivorship. Survivor Spot…
 
20% of all industry chemicals are regulated for human safety. Yes, it's true — despite decades of progress, harmful chemicals are still lurking in our food, our personal care products and just about everything else you can think of. (ahem: water bottles) We are joined by Michael Green (CEO, Center for Environmental Health) and Nicole Acevedo (Scien…
 
Diagnosed with Stage 3A breast cancer as a young, single working woman in 2011, Allison Gryphon has become somewhat of a renaissance survivor and advocate. She is a Huffington Post blogger, a TedX speaker, the director of "What The Fuck Is Cancer And Why Does Everybody Have It?) and will soon be releasing her next book, Blood Moon. She joins us to …
 
On the season 18 finale of the Stupid Cancer Show, we are diving into the world of young adult chronic disease, be it cancer, type 1 diabetes, MS or, in this case, lupus. MarlaJan DeFusco, an ePatient lupus advocate, is the blogger behind Luck Fupus and joins us to discuss the day-to-day and long-term struggles of living with multiple chronic disea…
 
Virtual communities are becoming the go-to source for trusted cancer information and support. To discuss how tweetchats are changing the way young adult cancer patients, survivors and caregivers are connecting, we are joined by Alicia C. Staley (#BCSM tweetchat, Co-founder) and Charlie Blotner (#BTSM Chat Co-founder) Survivor Spotlight on young adu…
 
The Fort Worth Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology Coalition recently opened the first community-supported AYA oncology inpatient unit in the nation. Dr. Karen Albritton (Medical Director) and Justin Ozuna (Director of Communications and Community Engagement) join us to discuss this game-changing unit and unique young adult-related services provide…
 
Noah Wexler just finished his sophomore year in high school, he also happens to be a 6-year brain cancer survivor. Noah and his family join us to discuss how they dealt with Noah's diagnosis and GoaH NoaH, an annual walk to raise awareness of the need to find a cure for brain cancer. Survivor Spotlight on young adult cancer survivor Miguel Ramirez.…
 
Dr. Theodora Ross is a leading researcher on cancer susceptibility genes, as well as a practitioner who specialized in treating breast cancer for more than a decade. She now cares for all types of patients who have a family history of cancer and is also a carrier of a cancer-causing mutation. Dr. Ross joins us to discuss her book "A Cancer In The F…
 
The Bay Area Young Survivors (BAYS) is a support and action group for young women in the San Francisco/Bay Area who are living with breast cancer. Joining us to discuss how BAYS provides support through monthly meetings, an online network and community-building events are Meaghan Calcari Campbell (President, BAYS) and Laurie Hessen Pomeranz (Marria…
 
Adam Baer is a Los Angeles-based writer, speaker and consultant whose recent op-ed "The Pressure to Say You're OK" has made waves. Adam joins us to discuss how we shouldn't have to pressure medical patients to "promise to fight and/or recover" and the fluidity of illness. Advocate Spotlight on oncology nurse and Founder/CEO of LumpyCards Lexi Timmo…
 
"Until 20" is a powerful new documentary that tells the inspirational true story of Texas native James Arthur Ragan, who lost his life to osteosarcoma in 2014 as a teenager. Joining us are award-winning journalists and documentary filmmakers Geraldine Moriba and Jamila Paksima to discuss the film project. Survivor Spotlight on Israeli singer-songwr…
 
CancerCon improves patients lives and has changed the world. We are joined by first-timer attendee Danny Heinsohn who just celebrated his 10th year in remission from brain cancer by competing in Ironman Canada. He recently founded "My Hometown Heroes", a scholarship fund for young adult cancer survivors. Survivor Spotlight on young adult survivor a…
 
CancerCon has evolved over nine years to proudly become the largest global event serving the young adult cancer movement. The conference's speakers also reflect the best and the brightest that the industry has to offer. Join us as we welcome CancerCon Speaker Eric Cohen (RN, MS, OCN and Integrative Nutritionist) with our survivor spotlight on young…
 
Stupid Cancer prides itself by the company it keeps. This is no better reflected than the many incredible partner organizations who choose to exhibit each year at CancerCon. Joining us for this show, we're welcoming Andrea Schwartz (Executive Director, Dear Jack Foundation,) Krissy Kraczkowsky (Senior Director, Programs, The Ulman Cancer Fund) and …
 
Caregiving is at the very cornerstone of Stupid Cancer's mission and programs; and CancerCon's agenda reflects this wholeheartedly. To give a sneak peak of what caregivers can expect this April in Denver, we're joined by young adult caregiver Colin Ferro (Director of Operations, Epic Experience) and Jenny Morgan, LCSW (Director of Social Services, …
 
"Be Here Now" is a documentary film following the inspiring life and times of the late actor Andy Whitfield (of Starz' Spartacus fame) and his wife Vashti Whitfield. Joining us to discuss the project are Vashti Whitfield and Oscar-nominated filmmaker Lilibet Foster. Survivor Spotlight on young adult cervical cancer survivor Erin Skarda Ake.…
 
We're shining a light on the New York Legal Assistance Group. Joining us will be Domna Antoniadis (Attorney, Legal Health) and Victoria Knight (Survivor) to discuss NYLAG's LegalHealth division which unites medical professionals and the law to improve the lives of clients and their families facing illness. Special guest host and advocacy spotlight …
 
In this episode, we're shining a light on our partners at Love, Hope, Strength, the world's leading rock and roll cancer foundation that aims to "Save Lives, One Concert At A Time." How? By hosting on-site bone marrow drives at concerts and festivals across the globe. We're joined by Katie Poppert (VP of Programs) with young adult breast cancer sur…
 
The Orange Giraffe Project works in partnership with NYC-based hospitals, museums, art centers and jewelry designers to provide cancer patients and their families to create personalized jewelry. We're joined by Maggie Chang (Co-Founder/President), Stephanie Sheldon (Artist) and Jen Brown (Survivor) to discuss the charity's mission to empower those …
 
We're shedding a spotlight on "Grappling for Life," a nonprofit providing FREE training in mixed martial arts to youth of Lake County, Florida. Founders David and Annie Iturrino join us to discuss how Annie's multiple cancer diagnoses led them to providing support to others to stay on the mats. Survivor Spotlight on young adult survivor Kaitlyn Kee…
 
Johnny Physical Lives is the story of the secret world of two brothers making a rock n’ roll documentary as one goes through treatment for leukemia. When his younger brother Jonathan passes away in the midst of the production, older brother and first-time filmmaker, Joshua must finish the project on his own. Joining us to discuss Johnny Physical Li…
 
The Survivor Fit Club is a group designed to help survivors of illness, disease and trauma, to not only get their bodies and minds back into shape.Joining us is the founder of Survivor Fit Club, personal trainer and breast cancer survivor, Holly Boyce, to discuss impact and importance of health and fitness, and how to battle back from illness menta…
 
Sponsored by Seattle Genetics, in this episode of The Stupid Cancer Show, we're tackling the issue of next generation targeted immunotherapy drugs. Joining us to share his expertise is Dr. John Godwin, a leading expert in immunotherapy, targeted therapy, and other “new” treatment options for patients with cancer.…
 
When Dave Neway was diagnosed with Stage IV Colorectal Cancer in 2013, he and his partner Luis Freitas's lives were turned upside down. Dave and Luis join us to discuss leveraging all available treatment options, and how life after cancer is definitely different. Survivor Spotlight on young adult survivor breast cancer survivor and running coach Ka…
 
Joy Juice is a non-profit organization that empowers teens and young adults affected by cancer by providing them with fashion makeovers. Joining us is Hodgkin's lymphoma survivor and founder of Joy Juice Danny Alotta to discuss how Joy Juice is helping others face the same experiences he once endured as a teen with cancer. Advocate Spotlight on 3,0…
 
Whitney Hadley, a long-term pediatric cancer survivor, spent three years working toward a Ph.D. in Bioethics — only to then pursue an MSW — to explore the importance of the patient narrative in healthcare. She joins us to talk about her story, her career and extraordinary life's work unraveling the young adult cancer movement. Survivor Spotlight on…
 
Hodgkin's Lymphoma survivor Nick Ross took notes on his surreal, bizarre experience of being a young adult with cancer. His experiences lead him to create "Highly Evolved Human," a theatrical show and YouTube web series on SoulPancake. Nick joins us to talk about how cancer is represented in the media. Survivor Spotlight on young adult breast cance…
 
While adoption is an option for many patients who want to build a family after cancer treatment, the process of can be long, difficult and very expensive. Joining us to share their experience and insight into this process are Matt and Heidi Cahill, both of whom are young adult survivors and caregivers to each other. Survivor Spotlight on young adul…
 
Bills and co-pays and reimbursements, OH MY! We're going to be talking all things "medical finances" on this episode of The Stupid Cancer Show. Join us as we welcome Jan Nielsen (Vice President, Access and Patient Support at Cardinal Health Specialty Solutions) for an in-depth discussion about life post-Obamacare, navigating patient finances, acces…
 
The metastatic breast cancer experience is often overlooked, misunderstood or silenced by those who fear it due to lack of knowledge and education. Joining us is MJ DeCoteau, (Executive Director and Founder, Rethink Breast Cancer) to discuss the metastatic breast cancer awareness day and what Rethink Breast Cancer is doing to support the metastatic…
 
Young Survival Coalition (YSC) is the premier organization dedicated to the unique issues of women diagnosed with breast cancer under the age of 40. Joining us from YSC are young adult breast cancer survivor Jennifer Merschdorf (CEO) and Stacey Lewis (Chief Program Officer and Deputy Chief Executive), to discuss the impact of YSC, the purpose and h…
 
Pelotonia is a grassroots bike tour with one goal: raise money to fund cancer research. Period. Joining us to discuss the impact Pelotonia has, and the research funded by this three day experience, are Doug Ulman (President & CEO of Pelotonia) and Dr. Michael Caligiuri (Director of The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center, CEO The Jame…
 
Most people struggle to find the right words when someone is facing a serious medical issue, enter Emily McDowell, young adult survivor creator and founder of Emily McDowell Studios and genius behind cancer empathy cards. Emily created her now famous empathy cards in response to the loneliness and isolation she felt during her cancer treatment, whe…
 
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