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Cancer Peace Radio has teamed up with the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society to bring a Professional Education program and our guest is Dr. John Godwin from the Providence Cancer Center in Portland, Oregon.
Dr. Godwin spent more than 25 years in academic medicine before joining Providence and the Robert W. Franz Cancer Research Center. Dr. Godwin is a nationally known expert in leukemia, lymphoma and blood coagulation. He has conceived, designed and lead innovation clinical trials in leukemia and lymphoma for Southwest Oncology Group (SWOG). Dr. Godwin has served on various panels for the NIH-NCI and is currently a member of the NCI Leukemia Steering Committee. In addition to these accomplishments, Dr. Godwin has been recognized for patient care by Chicago’s Top Doctors and received the 10 year Award for America’s top doctors from Castle Connolly. He is board certified in hematology and internal medicine.
Diagnosed six years ago, now beating the then published life expectancy of 5-7 years of a rare incurable form of blood cancer, a lymphoplasmacytic lymphoma called Waldenstrom's Macroglobulinemia (WM), Jack Whelan is determined to help in the research, care and ultimate cure of this rare cancer which affects about 1200 new patients each year. Jack is betting on Clinical Trials.
WM has many similarities with Multiple Myeloma and non-Hodgkins Lymphoma; many of the chemotherapies, immunotherapies and other emerging B cell malignancy targeting treatments including biologic agents are used to battle this unique, uncommon blood cancer.
As Waldenstroms is an orphan blood cancer, it doesn't get much attention and no government-specific funding for research and the quest for a cure. However, there is a small but effective group of patients, caregivers, physicians, researchers and other medical and pharmaceutical professionals who through the efforts of the International Waldenstrom's Macroglobulinemia Foundation (IWMF) lead the charge in research and care of patients and caregivers living with this cancer.
Active volunteer/advocate with the Leukemia, Lymphoma Society, (LLS) supporter of Team in Training, Light the Night, currently supporting LLS, American Cancer Society (ACS) DFCI and others educating Massachusetts state legislators to get support for oral chemotherapy parity regulations, a move that will save all parties significant healthcare costs while providing pharmacy coverage (for pill-form chemotherapy) at the same rate for patients that would normally be covered when receiving chemotherapy in the infusion room.
Jack was recently featured on the cover of Cancer Today.
See more at: <a href="http://www.jack-whelan.com/whos_jack" title="www.jack-whelan.com">http://www.jack-whelan.com/whos_jack</a>
Cancer Peace Radio has teamed up with the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society to bring our audience ‘special events’ on a regular basis. The first event is a Professional Education program and our guest is Dr. John Godwin from the Providence Cancer Center in Portland, Oregon. Dr. Godwin spent more than 25 years in academic medicine before joining Providence and the Robert W. Franz Cancer Research Center. Dr. Godwin is a nationally known expert in leukemia, lymphoma and blood coagulation. He has conceived, designed and lead innovation clinical trials in leukemia and lymphoma for Southwest Oncology Group (SWOG). Dr. Godwin has served on various panels for the NIH-NCI and is currently a member of the NCI Leukemia Steering Committee. In addition to these accomplishments, Dr. Godwin has been recognized for patient care by Chicago’s Top Doctors and received the 10 year Award for America’s top doctors from Castle Connolly. He is board certified in hematology and internal medicine.
Jane H. Davis wrote her memior, First Aid for Heroes, and published it through Rocket Science Productions.
Jane has been a volunteer for many years while traveling around the world with her husband during his military career with the US Army. Her major volunteer experience was in 2001 when she traveled to New York City, after 9/11; with the American Red Cross to work as a First Aid nurse at Ground Zero, taking care of the rescue and recovery workers.
In 2006, Jane’s husband received the diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease. Thankfully, the disease is progressing slowly and he continues to work full time and lives an active life. In 2009 Jane’s husband was diagnosed with stage 4 Mantle Cell Lymphoma. He currently is in remission.
Together they fight these battles and work on maintaining a positive outlook.
Jane and her husband Gary reside in Northern Virginia. She is a mother of two, and grandmother of four.
You can see more about Jane, and buy her book through her website www.janehdavis.com.
The Sports Hawks / August 16th
Tee Brooks, Will Hawkins and Brian Rojas discuss NFL, MLB, NBA, NCAA Football and PGA topics and answer questions that you may have at 7pm ET / 4pm PT
* Ryan Clark says Texans/Redskins brawl shows lack of professionalism and leadership
* Redskins/Browns: The good bad ugly
* Redskins TE position/Players to consider signing
* Redskins/Lions: The preview
* Week in review/Upcoming series
* Nationals under .500 past two weeks/Matt Williams mistakes/Lack of offense
* Mike Rizzo/Bare responsibility of Nationals slump
* 2015/2016 season schedule released
* Dez Wells invited to training camp/Goes to Thunders camp instead
* Terrapins three Quarterback option
* Terrapins LB Abner Logan has ACL injury
* Review scores/highlights of Preseason Week #1
* Jameis Winston debuts versus Vikings
* Marcus Mariota unhappy with debut
* Rams/Nick Foles agree to 2 year extension
* Todd Gurley will not play in preseason
* Colts/TY Hilton agree to 5-year extension
* John Farrell diagnosed with lymphoma/To miss rest of season
* Worst MLB contracts
* Adidas/James Harden-13 year $200M contract
* Kobe Bryant: 2016 USA Basketball
* Whistling Straits: 2016 Championship Goes To
* Tiger Woods: Misses cut 3rd straight time
To listen to the show, go over to www.SportzAddix.com and click on the live radio player or to listen or be part of the show, simply dial 646-378-1303
Tonight we will Cover The Untimely death of Rowdy Roddy Piper here's the Story: WWE Hall of Famer “Rowdy” Roddy Piper, real name Roderick George Toombs, has died at the age of 61.Piper died of natural causes at his home in Hollywood.Piper had been diagnosed with Hodgkins Lymphoma back in 2006, but last November he said he was cancer free.We Will also talk about Summer Slam coming up in a Few Weeks in Brooklyn with THe Undertaker vs Brock Lesnar The Re-match! Follow KingJordanRadio @MrKingJordanRad
The Kansas City Chiefs were yet another strange team in 2014, going from 0-2 to 7-3, then laying an egg to Oakland (even though they scored 20 points) & ultimately falling out of the AFC playoff picture. But the big story was safety Eric Berry's health. After that loss to the Raiders, he received an X-ray which revealed a mass in his chest believed to be lymphoma. He was placed on the non-football illness list, ending his season. A month later, Berry was confirmed to have Hodgskin's lymphoma. He has begun treatment & many of us are wishing him a strong recovery. My prayers have been & will be w/ him during this time. The Chiefs have made some moves during the off-season, bringing in free agents such as wide receiver Jeremy Maclin (reuniting w/ Jason Avant from Philadelphia) & safety Tyvon Branch. The pressure continues to be on head coach Andy Reid. He's been expected to make a Super Bowl run w/ this team & that hasn't happened. & he has yet to win a Super Bowl, pinning him on the list of one of the greatest coaches in league history to not accomplish the feat. Some fans have started to lost patience. Something's gotta give, right? I hope for the sake of Reid that this team finally turns to corner in 2015. It's been a long time coming since the franchise's last Super Bowl triumph (Super Bowl III), but Arrowhead remains one of the toughest places to play of opponents & as long as you have great fans supporting your team, you'll always have a shot to accomplish wins, divison titles, & maybe even a Lombardi trophy. This team still has work to do, but it looks like they're heading in the right direction. How far can & will they go? We'll discuss that as well as Eric Berry in our next installment of "The Rocket Sports Breakdown" Friday evening @ 6:30pm on Blog Talk Radio. Rocket Nation, get ready for a power trip.
National Lymphoma Awareness Month is commemorated each September to help raise public attention for this type of blood cancer. According to the American Cancer Society, it is estimated that there will be 65,980 new cases of Lymphoma in the United States. While other cancers have shown a decline, Lymphoma is on the rise, but with early diagnosis it is often a very treatable cancer with good prognosis. Learn more about Lymphoma and a supporting group Lymphoma Research Foundation (LRF).
This week on The Ndustry... Hosts Akia Uwanda and Nicole Lester talk with a remarkable woman and notable actress, Lourdes Colon!
Lourdes has made a notable impression as a versatile actress. This statuesque Emmy nominated beauty starred in the CBS’ hit series Without A Trace, by playing Anna Rodriguez. She was the host on the TV show series "The Movie Time Showcase" on The Omni Broadcasting Network. She also appeared on The District, the TV series The Women of Brewster Place, and films like The Kiss, Blood Oranges, Time Served, A Fine Line, The Killer Within, Expandable, and Amor Brujo. She was a remarkable working actress until she was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, which led her through her battle with cancer. Being holistic herself, she wanted to try a unconventional method of fighting cancer that didn’t require radiation or chemotherapy, so she created a her own unique option called “Option C.” She and her husband documented her whole emotional process and called it Create Option c: My Journey Through Cancer. Through donations, she was able to afford an holistic center that helps cancer patients battle this horrendous disease through natural medicine, however her journey was far from easy.
Lourdes felt that the current system for treating cancer was flawed and too harsh on the human body that it does more harm than good. After watching the people she cared most about in her life disintegrate before her eyes, she became an advocate for her option, because she survived cancer by implementing her own process. With the help of Esai Morales, Lourdes is able to spread her news globally through her documentary.
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First on CAT CRAZY #1017, Caroline from TheHappyLitterbox.com helps Roseanne from Riverside NJ with Noli, her rambunctious kitten; Sharon calls about Cuddles, the litter-box bully.
Then on The Pet Cancer Vet #2018, Dr. Sue gives advice to Betty in Maryland about Maisie and whether she has lymphoma.
Finally, on Dog Talk (and Kitties Too!) #350. Tracie reads a fascinating letter from a listener who has a unique perspective on “adopting from the South” because she went to pick up her dog from a poor rural Southern shelter; adventurer/explorer Tim Cope recounts his extraordinary voyage on horseback with dog by his side, retracing Genghis Khan's steps in ON THE TRAIL OF GENGHIS KHAN; Dr. Elizabeth Hodgkins talks about the lower value we put on cats in our society and whether we can do anything to raise their status.
Kaariina Natalie Saarinen M.Ed. Coun, Founder CoCreavatars International, The Way of Family Council: NVC, Golden Reindeer Moon Lodge, Karuna Reiki Master Teacher. A woman of the Great Lakes, Kaariina serves her ancestors with depth and despair
with alacrity and lightness of heart, with joyous dances and divine orders. Born of a wild heart father and a leader of a mother, this Grandmother takes beings to the stars. Teacher of ancient wisdom, she continues to follow her heart.
In 2009, she arrived at another threshold; and chose to commit to reversing the signature for nonhodgkins lymphoma. She continues to empower others to take full responseability for health, whealth, wearth, wellness, wholeness and access these wisdom teachings.
Join Sonia Nadina in what promises to be a powerful moment in time with this amazing healer and spiritual teacher. Check out her Youtube video below.
Join us Thursday, June 4th at 8pm as we chat with Susan Clark. Listen as she talks about her fitness infused life, being diagnosed with stage 3 lymphoma and why she kicks life's butt everyday.
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