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The coolest club you never want to be a part of…
A candid look at cancer, with Steve Bland, Deborah James and Lauren Mahon.

You, Me and the Big C: Putting the can in cancer BBC

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.8 • 114 Ratings

The coolest club you never want to be a part of…
A candid look at cancer, with Steve Bland, Deborah James and Lauren Mahon.

    About Nightbirde, Homework and Speculums

    About Nightbirde, Homework and Speculums

    Deborah James, Lauren Mahon and Steve Bland are back together again to talk cancer headlines, geek of the week and share your 'laugh or you'd cry' stories.

    Don't forget, you can get in touch by using the #YouMeBigC across all forms of social media - spread the word and share the positive support.

    Email youmebigc@bbc.co.uk

    • 34 min
    About Intimacy and Sex After Treatment

    About Intimacy and Sex After Treatment

    Lauren is joined by relationship and sex psychotherapist Miranda Christophers to answer your questions on how to regain confidence and intimacy following cancer treatment.

    Don't forget, you can get in touch by using the #YouMeBigC across all forms of social media - spread the word and share the positive support.

    Email youmebigc@bbc.co.uk

    • 1 hr 2 min
    About Deborah and the Organoid

    About Deborah and the Organoid

    The team get together for an update on Debs' latest developments, discover what organoids are, reflect on reactions to the last two #YouMeBigC episodes.

    They discuss the cancer storyline in Motherland, Covid vaccines and read some of your 'laugh or you’d cry' cancer stories.

    Don't forget, you can get in touch by using the #YouMeBigC across all forms of social media - spread the word and share the positive support.

    Email youmebigc@bbc.co.uk

    • 52 min
    About Love, Grief and Cancer

    About Love, Grief and Cancer

    Julia Samuel, a psychotherapist who has spent over 30 years working with bereaved families and TV chef Tim Bilton who has a rare stage 4 melanoma join Steve Bland. They talk about the difficulties of finding love again and dealing with loved ones when the future looks uncertain.

    Steve also sits down for a frank and honest chat with Amy, who he has been in a relationship with for the past year and a half. She talks about some of the challenges of dating a widower.

    Don't forget, you can get in touch by using the #YouMeBigC across all forms of social media - spread the word and share the positive support.

    Email youmebigc@bbc.co.uk

    • 59 min
    About Cancer and Covid

    About Cancer and Covid

    Deborah James hosts a special podcast talking about the challenges of dealing with cancer treatment and diagnosis during the Covid-19 pandemic.

    She's joined by Jay McLaughlin and Darren Roberts to discuss the practical and psychological difficulties they've all faced.

    The group share their personal coping mechanisms and approaches.

    Don't forget, you can get in touch by using the #YouMeBigC across all forms of social media - spread the word and share the positive support.

    Email youmebigc@bbc.co.uk

    • 51 min
    About Turning The Mics Back On

    About Turning The Mics Back On

    Deborah, Steve and Lauren are back for a new series. Debs shares how her treatment is going, including an explanation of the latest cutting-edge trial treatment she's undergone - 'NanoKnife' - and the gang outline a fresh approach for future episodes.

    Don't forget, you can get in touch by using the #YouMeBigC across all forms of social media - spread the word and share the positive support.

    Email youmebigc@bbc.co.uk

    • 42 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
114 Ratings

114 Ratings

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Keeping it beautifully real. Thank you.

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this was an experiential podcast...it has become opinion based. it had tremendous value and power as a point of identification and truth. it now feels more academic and theoretical.

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Obsessed

Just in awe of these amazing women (and man!) thank you!

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