Everyone’s experience of cancer is different—but that doesn’t mean we have to experience it alone. Cancer Out Loud: The CancerCare Podcast features conversations with people living with cancer, caregivers, survivors, loved ones and the bereaved. Wherever you are in your experience, CancerCare is here to provide help and hope. Cancer Out Loud is a program of CancerCare, the leading national nonprofit organization providing free, professional support services to anyone affected by cancer. Visit cancercare.org/canceroutloud to learn more.
It's a Marathon Not a Sprint
Just before Lindsay’s 40th birthday, she was diagnosed with a rare, advanced cancer. Pre-diagnosis, Lindsay was a marathon runner, an avid traveler, and a bit of a workaholic. Listen in as Lindsay shares with host Sarah Paul how she advocated for answers, underwent a life-changing surgery, and is now learning to navigate survivorship.
Cancer is Not Just a Six Letter Word
In the opening episode of Cancer Out Loud Season 6, we meet Kouichi. A passionate father, environmental activist, editor and a Hodgkin’s Lymphoma survivor. Listen in as Kouichi speaks with his oncology social worker, Cassie, about navigating his cancer experience. Kouichi shares a passionate story of hope, survivorship and the power of fatherhood.
Why Oncology Social Work?
For the final episode of Season 5 we asked our social work team, why oncology social work? While many of our social workers have been personally touched by cancer in some way, they all have unique reasons for choosing this very meaningful work. Listen in as a handful of CancerCare’s social workers share where their compassion stems from and why the work they do is so important. Thanks for tuning in, Cancer Out Loud will return later this Fall for Season 6.
Fun in the Sun: UV Safety Awareness
July is UV Safety Awareness Month; skin cancer is the most diagnosed cancer, not only in the U.S. but worldwide. In this informational episode, Sarah Paul, CancerCare’s Director of Clinical Programs, discusses the importance of practicing sun safety and various risk factors for developing skin cancer. Listen in as she shares the most effective ways to protect yourself from harmful UV rays and how to start performing skin self-checks at home. For more information or to learn more about skin cancer, visit our website or the Skin Cancer Foundation.
Overcoming Barriers: LGBTQ+ Cancer
Listen in as Marlee Kiel, CancerCare’s Young Adult Program Manager, and Sarah Paul, CancerCare’s Director of Clinical Programs discuss the unique barriers faced by the LGBTQ+ population when navigating a cancer diagnosis. We recognize the need to continue conversations that increase access to equitable healthcare and promote cultural competency. For more LGBTQ+ educational materials, information and resources, visit our website.
National LGBT Cancer Network
National LGBT Cancer Project
The Gay and Lesbian Medical Association, Cancer in Our Lives
A Dose of Joy
June is National Cancer Survivor Month. In this episode, we meet Joy- a 13 year stage IV cancer survivor, an author, podcast host and all around renaissance woman. Listen in as Joy shares how she was able to take the fear out of her cancer experience while embracing realistic optimism to ultimately find joy. You can find Joy on Twitter or Facebook!