9 episodes

After being confronted with grim statistics and sad stories online when researching his pancreatic cancer diagnose, Martin, a 32 year old Swiss guy, decides to look for more relatable stories. So he travels once around the world together with his wife Katarina to interview cancer survivors to hear more about how cancer can be a catalyst. In this narrative 8 part series you'll join the couple on their journey and hear from the people they met.

My Survival Story My Survival Story

    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 8 Ratings

After being confronted with grim statistics and sad stories online when researching his pancreatic cancer diagnose, Martin, a 32 year old Swiss guy, decides to look for more relatable stories. So he travels once around the world together with his wife Katarina to interview cancer survivors to hear more about how cancer can be a catalyst. In this narrative 8 part series you'll join the couple on their journey and hear from the people they met.

    EPISODE 8: ALIVE

    EPISODE 8: ALIVE

    Coming home takes longer than first expected. Season Finale.

    • 19 min
    EPISODE 7: DOING SOMETHING

    EPISODE 7: DOING SOMETHING

    Sarah is a young artist based in Brooklyn. When she gets cancer her expression changes, and it changes her art career. Sarah also tells us something new about cancer survival that we haven't thought of before.

    • 16 min
    EPISODE 6: CHALLENGING

    EPISODE 6: CHALLENGING

    In Tokyo Martin and Katarina had trouble finding a cancer survivor willing to share their story. Until they found Naomi, whose story and activism has changed legislation in a country that stays quiet around cancer.

    • 17 min
    EPISODE 5: SILENCE

    EPISODE 5: SILENCE

    Francisco was used to a wide range of therapies working as a doctor in Mexico City. But what he didn't know was that nature and stillness can be also powerful when coping with cancer. Link to the documentary 5000 metros: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IDcycw-NJTY&t=2580s

    • 15 min
    EPISODE 4: RISK

    EPISODE 4: RISK

    Jeanine a female firefighter in San Fransisco chose to go back to work after cancer. Even though it was work that gave her the decease.

    • 18 min
    EPISODE 3: DECISION

    EPISODE 3: DECISION

    To figure out if they should leave everything behind and travel around the world, Katarina and Martin visits Greig in the UK. He survived cancer twice, but his hardest moment was once his doctor told him "he was fine". One decision changes it all.

    • 24 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
8 Ratings

8 Ratings

Lookseekaren ,

So uplifting

This podcast was the most inspiring element of my recovery. It makes a difference.

MLBateson ,

A different perspective

I love how Martin and Katarina have turned something awful into such a wonderful journey. Can't wait to hear all your episodes!

Flux Kit ,

Stories about MORE than survival

So inspiring to hear stories from people around the world who not only survived their diagnoses but took something horribly frightening used to change their lives.

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