33 min

Share Your Story: Matt Ode Cancer U Thrivers

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At the age of 24, Matt Ode was diagnosed with Stage 3C Testicular Cancer. By the age of 25, he was led into a 2-week coma with multiple near-death experiences having to relearn to live his life over again. Fast forward 5 years, Matt is now a keynote motivational speaker and coach helping individuals transform their setbacks into their superpowers.


02:22: We have what's called scan anxiety.  04:10: I had to get rushed into the emergency surgery. 07:30: They found out I had the highest stage of testicular cancer.  09:11: There are so many ways of doing chemotherapy. 11:35: Your tumor is wrapped around what's called your inferior vena cava.  13:18: I was in the hospital for an entire week.  15:18: After 53 days I couldn't eat anything. 17:27: I was in a coma. 19:15: We offered um 40 hours of personal training for free to all our employees.  21:23: What was your worst moment?  22:58: Why did you stop doing physical therapy?  25:33: How did you propose? 27:23: What's one thing you wish you had known at the very beginning?  29:57: Thriver Rapid Fire Questions.  31:05: Aside from Cancer U, what is one resource that you would recommend for cancer patients and caregivers? 

Resources


Matt's websiteMatt on FacebookMatt on LinkedInMatt on InstagramMatt on YouTubeTesticular Cancer Foundation

 

At the age of 24, Matt Ode was diagnosed with Stage 3C Testicular Cancer. By the age of 25, he was led into a 2-week coma with multiple near-death experiences having to relearn to live his life over again. Fast forward 5 years, Matt is now a keynote motivational speaker and coach helping individuals transform their setbacks into their superpowers.


02:22: We have what's called scan anxiety.  04:10: I had to get rushed into the emergency surgery. 07:30: They found out I had the highest stage of testicular cancer.  09:11: There are so many ways of doing chemotherapy. 11:35: Your tumor is wrapped around what's called your inferior vena cava.  13:18: I was in the hospital for an entire week.  15:18: After 53 days I couldn't eat anything. 17:27: I was in a coma. 19:15: We offered um 40 hours of personal training for free to all our employees.  21:23: What was your worst moment?  22:58: Why did you stop doing physical therapy?  25:33: How did you propose? 27:23: What's one thing you wish you had known at the very beginning?  29:57: Thriver Rapid Fire Questions.  31:05: Aside from Cancer U, what is one resource that you would recommend for cancer patients and caregivers? 

Resources


Matt's websiteMatt on FacebookMatt on LinkedInMatt on InstagramMatt on YouTubeTesticular Cancer Foundation

 

33 min