Cancer Fight aims to highlight the stories of advocates, fighters, and survivors of all forms of cancer as well as educate the public on cancer prevention and awareness. With the help of our guests, we explore the common qualities of what makes a successful cancer fight while equipping listeners with the information they need to learn, fight, and prevent cancer. Produced by Keaton Jones
Episode #34 David Richman
David Richman’s life was changed when he got the phone call that his sister had terminal brain cancer. David shares how this wake-up call led him to embark on a solo six-week, 5,000-mile cross-country bike ride, while sharing conversations with people across the country whose lives had also been irrevocably changed by cancer.
Life of Cycles Book
Episode #33 Martha Raymond
CRC prevention educator, researcher, and advocate Martha Raymond shares how the pain of losing both her parents to colon cancer at a young age sparked her lifelong purpose of serving people struggling with gastrointestinal cancer.
The Raymond Foundation
Gi Cancer Alliance
Episode #32 Nicole Breazeale
EAO colon cancer survivor, professor, and master storyteller Nicole Breazeale tells her cancer fight story publicly for the first time. One of our most powerful survivor stories to date, Nicole opens up about her journey walking through her spouse’s cancer and later her own diagnosis, all while caring for her infant son.
CLD (Community Leadership and Development) Department, University of Kentucky
Episode 31 - Andrea Dwyer
What does a national agenda for cancer prevention mean for real, small-town communities across America? Today Andrea Dwyer, the Director of the Colorado Cancer Screening Program, shares how her love for small-town communities inspires her integrative approach to colon cancer prevention on the national-level. Listen in!
Colorado Cancer Screening Program
National Colorectal Cancer Round Table
Episode #30 Dr. Sonia Kupfer
Can you say single-nucleotide polymorphism? Meet Dr. Sonia Kupfer, Gastroenterologist from the University of Chicago Medicine. Today Dr. Kupfer explains what our DNA can show us about our risk for colorectal cancer and how genetic testing will be key in the future of cancer prevention.
University of Chicago Medicine, Gastroenterology
City of Hope
Episode #29 Jelena Tompkins
YouTuber Jelena Tompkins shares how social media helped her find and grow a support system for cancer survivors after she was diagnosed with Stage III colorectal cancer at age 34. Tune in as Whitney and Jelena get real about treatment, ostomies, and early-age onset cancer.
Survivor Jelena’s YouTube Channel
Fight Colorectal Cancer
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