• 00:56

    YOUNG ADULT CANCER CONNECTION

    in Health

    3/23/2015 —In this episode, we talk with Young Adult Cancer Connection's Dakota Fisher-Vance (Co-Founder) and Rachel Wetzel (member) about the growing Philadelphia young adult cancer community — AND the first ever Cancervention Conference. Survivor Spotlight on ovarian cancer survivor, actorvist, writer, and founder of Bald Is Beautiful Sharon Blynn.

  • 01:07

    COLON CANCER CHALLENGE FOUNDATION

    in Health

    3/9/2015 —In this episode, we talk with Dr. Thomas Weber (President, Colon Cancer Challenge Foundation) and Katie Rich about the Colon Cancer Challenge Foundation and the first ever early age onset/young adult colorectal cancer summit. Survivor Spotlight on international motivational speaker and public health advocate Jessica Melore

  • 01:11

    PREVENT CANCER FOUNDATION

    in Health

    Episode 335: Prevent Cancer Foundation 
    Survivor Spotlight: Kayla Redig
    Guest(s): Jan Bresch, Dr. Ann

  • 01:04

    GIVE A SPIT ABOUT CANCER

    in Health

    DoSomething.org runs hundreds of national cause campaigns to help young people make a tangible impact in their community. Any cause. Anytime. Anywhere. Join us a we welcome Mike Fantini(Head of Product) to discuss DoSomething's Give a Spit About Cancer campaign. An initiative that helps young people run cheek swabbing drives to get people in their community get signed up for the national bone marrow registry. Survivor Spotlight on Michael Saperstein. 


     

  • 01:09

    THE CANCER INSURANCE CHECKLIST

    in Health

    The "Cancer Insurance Checklist" is a real thing created collaboratively amongst dozens of advocacy groups. Join us as we welcome Linda House (Executive Vice President of External Affairs at Cancer Support Community) and Elizabeth Hoffler (Senior Director, Policy and Advocacy at Prevent Cancer Foundation) to talk about this groundbreaking resource. Survivor spotlight on Heather Swift.
     

  • 01:04

    STUPID INFLAMMATORY BREAST CANCER

    in Health

    Inflammatory breast cancer accounts for 1 to 5 percent of all breast cancers diagnosed in the United States and tends to be diagnosed at younger ages. Tonight we welcome Terry Arnold (Founder, IBC Network Foundation) and Dr. Wendy Woodward to discuss this often misdiagnosed disease. Survivor Spotlight on Tolley St. Clair.

  • 00:03

    Pain Management for Dogs and Cats with Cancer

    in Pets

    Guest:
    Mark E. Epstein DVM, Dipl. ABVP C/F, CVPP
    Medical Director, TotalBond Veterinary Hospitals, PC
    www.totalbondvets.com
    www.lesspetpain.com

    Dr. Epstein is medical director of TotalBond Veterinary Hospitals located in the Carolinas. As founder of Carolinas Animal Pain Management Clinic, Dr. Epstein is passionate about the recognition, prevention, and treatment of pain in cats and dogs.

    He has been credentialed by the American Academy of Pain Management, and as a Certified Veterinary Pain Practitioner (CVPP) by the International Veterinary Academy of Pain Management, has authored textbook chapters and peer-reviewed journal articles, and is a nationally- and internationally sought-after speaker/lecturer on implementing pain management systems in private practices. Dr. Epstein is co-chairperson of the 2015 AAHA/AAFP Pain Management Guidelines
    for Dogs and Cats.

    For this episode of Tripawd Talk Radio Dr. Epstein will share his tips for managing pain in animals living with cancer. We'll learn about:



    The different types of pain caused by cancer in cats and dogs
    How to assess your cat or dog for signs of pain
    Different types of non-drug treatments that can help
    Traditional and novel pain-relieving medications
    Pain management for dogs and cats at the end-of-life stage


    Please join us in the Live Tripawds Chat during the show!

  • 01:00

    Yoga for Cancer - By: Tari Prinster

    in Spirituality

    Tari Prinster is a cancer survivor, yoga teacher and author. She is the Founder of Yoga4Cancer, LLC (y4c) and the Retreat Project (nonprofit) – businesses that are bringing specialized yoga cancer survivors through classes & retreats.  Also she leads a robust teacher training program to help enable yoga teachers to best adapt all styles to fit the unique needs of cancer patients & survivors.


    In Tari’s own words, she recounts her background with yoga and cancer: ‘When I was fifty, I started a yoga practice on a hunch it would ease menopausal symptoms. It did! That was sixteen years ago. Today, I am an example that it is never too late to start, never too late to change. Yoga made me feel younger and stand straighter. I sleep better, my weight is good, and my bones are strong.


    I found yoga a powerful tool to manage the daily challenges of cancer treatments as well as the side effects and life-long vulnerabilities they create. I discovered yoga was more than a way to stay healthy. It gave me emotional support and spiritual comfort so needed during recovery.


    I was curious why yoga was doing so much for me. My research made it clear why yoga strengthens the immune system, thus providing, among other things, protection against a cancer reoccurrence.


    Her website is: http://y4c.com/

  • 00:31

    Challenging Kidney Cancer

    in Health

    Mike Lawing and Andy Derr have been living with kidney cancer for years.  Both of them have learned not to knuckle under to a difficult diagnosis, but to challenge themselves to live WITH it, maintain their quality of life, and keep the nastiest effects of cancer at bay.


    It's not easy.  But today there are better tools for challenging kidney cancer than ever before.  Working closely with their doctors, they have discovered strategies -- medical, mental, and spiritual -- that have helped them keep their heads high and their spirits strong and at the same time keeping cancer in the background of their lives.


    Mike, Andy, and Joyce all attended the Kidney Cancer Symposium sponsored by the Kidney Cancer association in October 2014, and prepared a report in patient-approachable language to share with other patients and their families the amazing progress reported at the symposium.  Mike did the bulk of the work -- the concept, the layout, and pictures, the editing -- and Andy and Joyce contributed articles.  


    You will want to hear this conversation!

  • 01:06

    CANCERCON: COLORADO SPOTLIGHT

    in Health

    3/23/2015 —In this episode, we talk with Dr. Brian Greffe, (Pediatric Oncologist, Children’s Hospital Colorado) Stephanie Phillips (Family Nurse Practitioner,  Children's Hospital Colorado) and Melissa Gilstrap (cancer genetic counselor and YA program facilitator at Parker Adventist Hospital) as we highlight the Colorado AYA Community in preparation for the inaugural CancerCon, which will take place in Denver later this month. Survivor Spotlight on CancerCon Steering Committee member Liz Harms. 

  • 00:23

    Sleep and Cancer

    in Health

    It’s important to recognize that sleep is an absolutely crucial component of strengthening your immune system and needs to be part of your cancer treatment plan. Listen as we dig back into the archives and Dr. Ken Weizer discusses sleep and how to get enough rest when on the cancer journey.

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