15 episodes

Your Stories is a mini-podcast series featuring the unscripted conversations between patients, doctors, and the family and friends who conquer cancer with them. Participants share their inspiring experiences as wives and husbands, daughters and sons, and sisters and brothers whose lives were interrupted by cancer.

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    • Relationships

Your Stories is a mini-podcast series featuring the unscripted conversations between patients, doctors, and the family and friends who conquer cancer with them. Participants share their inspiring experiences as wives and husbands, daughters and sons, and sisters and brothers whose lives were interrupted by cancer.

    Prescribing a Diet to Conquer Cancer

    Prescribing a Diet to Conquer Cancer

    It’s January. Are you among the many people resolved to change your diet in the new year?

    Dr. Neil Iyengar and Dr. Nadja Pinnavaia commit to promoting healthy lifestyles every day in their work to prevent cancer and keep it from returning in patients who have already conquered it.

    In this episode of Your Stories, they prescribe lifestyle changes influenced by their expertise in disease intervention and share details about their partnership to simplify healthy living for breast cancer survivors.

    • 11 min
    Ice Cream Helps Everything

    Ice Cream Helps Everything

    College. Senior Year. A cancer diagnosis.

    Before graduation, a crash course: Cancer 101.

    The student and patient, Addison, quizzes her doctor, Jason Luke, on the life-saving thesis he drafted on using immunotherapy as part of her cancer treatment.

    • 6 min
    The Gift of Time

    The Gift of Time

    On a Saturday morning, a wife wakes to telling signs that her husband is not well.

    Before Sunday comes, a devastating diagnosis:  A young father has a one percent chance of surviving.

    • 7 min
    How to Become a Conqueror

    How to Become a Conqueror

    “Just let me die.”

    That’s what Linda said after receiving her leukemia diagnosis.

    Not all patients believe they can conquer cancer.

    Linda and her daughter, Marissa, relive the first day in the hospital and the year of medical house arrest that was part of Linda’s life-saving treatment.

    • 5 min
    A New Generation of Conquerors

    A New Generation of Conquerors

    A new house in the suburbs. A thriving business. A growing family. It was a charmed life for college sweethearts Robin and Dave Dubin until Dave was diagnosed with colon cancer at age 29.

    Cancer is part of Dave’s family history. Will it be part of his family’s future?

    The Dubins talk candidly about the decision to explore genetic testing for their sons and the anxiety that comes with having answers.

    • 6 min
    A Lifesaving Intuition

    A Lifesaving Intuition

    When given a 50-50 chance of surviving blood cancer as a teen in the 1970s, Sophia believed she was going to survive. And Sophia was right.

    Fast forward to an eerie dream that nudges the then-30 something mom to seek a second opinion after a doctor dismisses her worries when she finds a lump in her breast. She was right again.

    Sophia candidly shares her experiences with her daughter, Kalli, who listens to the details of her mother’s diagnoses for the first time.

    • 8 min

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