► Episode 19 Turning the Tables on Stomach Cancer Through Outreach and Advocacy
From petitioning national lawmakers to provide more funding for stomach cancer to holding survivor banquets in their backyards, volunteers at Debbie's Dream Foundation are dedicated to ending the disease.
► Episode 22 A Cancer Foundation Grows From a Sentiment That Takes Root
Before losing her battle to ovarian cancer, Julie Paige McAvinn wanted to make sure other women were better educated about female cancers. Keeping his promise to his late wife, Peter McAvinn created the Julie Fund.
Scott Hersh is a colon cancer survivor. His journey started in August 2012 when he was initially diagnosed with stage 3 colon cancer at 48 years old. His journey continued with metastatic colon cancer (stage 4) in September 2013 and a recurrence again in January 2016. Each time, he endured six months of chemotherapy and had two major abdominal surgeries - one in September 2012 and one in June 2014. He is currently halfway through his third chemotherapy tour of duty. He receives his treatment at Johns Hopkins Hospital and shared that he is extremely grateful for his dedicated doctors, nurses and their staff.
► Episode 113 If "Cancer" Is in the Fine Print, Run the Other Way
There are so many choices on the market to confuse us about healthy living. Let us be thankful that many products come with warning labels to alert us to potential cancer risks, even if they are sometimes so small we overlook them at first glance.
► Episode 114 Blue Flowers Org Takes Aim at Supporting Women Who Care for a Loved One With Prostate Cancer
When Gilbert Eugene Crawford, Sr. was diagnosed with prostate cancer, his daughter and primary caregiver Valerie Crawford-Schiele was shocked to discover just how few resources existed for patients with prostate cancer and their caregivers.
► Episode 130 Meltdown in the MRI: Don't Do What I Did
Routine checkups can rattle us with technology and subconscious fears that tiptoe to the surface, even five years out. Perhaps going alone to important screenings is not the best idea. Taking a friend if you do not have a partner, even if you can do it all alone, is never a bad idea.