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Posted on: Dec 12, 2013 10:28AM - edited Oct 5, 2014 02:45PM by Moderators

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Please go here to read about and listen to all our Podcasts! We will also be posting podcasts below as they air.

Note: Podcasts will be available in transcript form about 24 - 48 hours after the Podcasts have aired.

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Feb 20, 2019 04:03PM Moderators wrote:

Fashion Statements With Barbara Bigelow: Metastatic Breast Cancer on the AnaOno Runway

February 10, 2019

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Barbara Bigelow talks about her experience with metastatic breast cancer and what walking in the AnaOno fashion show means for her.

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Feb 20, 2019 04:03PM Moderators wrote:

Fashion Statements With Terlisa Sheppard: Metastatic Breast Cancer on the AnaOno Runway

February 10, 2019

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Terlisa Sheppard talks about what it's like to walk in the AnaOno Fashion Week show and what it means for people with metastatic disease.

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Feb 20, 2019 04:03PM Moderators wrote:

Fashion Statements With Emily Garnett: Metastatic Breast Cancer on the AnaOno Runway

February 10, 2019

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Emily Garnett talks about what it's like to walk in the AnaOno fashion show and what it means for people with metastatic disease.

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Feb 20, 2019 04:04PM Moderators wrote:

Fashion Statements With Monica Hill: Metastatic Breast Cancer on the AnaOno Runway

February 10, 2019

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Monica Hill talks about what it's like to walk in the AnaOno Fashion Week show and what it means for people with metastatic disease

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Feb 20, 2019 04:04PM Moderators wrote:

Fashion Statements With Maggie Kudirka: Metastatic Breast Cancer on the AnaOno Runway

February 10, 2019

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Maggie Kudirka talks about what it's like to walk in the AnaOno Fashion Week show and what it means for people with metastatic disease

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Feb 20, 2019 04:04PM Moderators wrote:

Fashion Statements With Sheila McGlown: Metastatic Breast Cancer on the AnaOno Runway

February 11, 2019

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Sheila McGlown talks about body positivity, choosing to be bald, and what walking in the AnaOno Fashion Week show means to her.


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Feb 20, 2019 04:05PM Moderators wrote:

Fashion Statements With Susan Sullivan Danenberger: Metastatic Breast Cancer on the Runway

February 11, 2019

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Susan Sullivan Danenberger talks about her experience with metastatic breast cancer, reconstruction, and what it's like to walk in the AnaOno fashion show.



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Mar 6, 2019 05:21PM Moderators wrote:

Exercise for People Diagnosed With Metastatic Breast Cancer

February 22, 2019

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Sami Mansfield started her career as a cancer exercise specialist in 2003. Since being inspired by coaching her first client who had been diagnosed with cancer 15 years ago, her career has been dedicated to helping people with cancer — any type and any stage — live as well as possible. Sami's experience encompasses work in both community- and hospital-based cancer centers, non-profit organizations, developing and consulting on clinical trials, and as a speaker presenting to both patients and healthcare professionals. She is a certified cancer exercise trainer and CrossFit Level 1 coach with extensive exercise and nutrition experience.

Listen to the podcast to hear Sami discuss:

  • how attainable "exercise snacks" can help people start exercising
  • three exercises anyone can do safely at home
  • whether people with metastatic disease should "feel the burn" when they exercise
  • how to talk to your oncologist about exercise

Running time: 32:05

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Mar 6, 2019 05:22PM Moderators wrote:

Becoming Your Own Advocate
March 1, 2019

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Kimberly Jewett is a two-time breast cancer survivor, passionate advocate, consultant, and CEO of her Chicago firm at kimberlyjewett.com. Kim was first diagnosed with breast cancer when she was 31 years old; her second diagnosis came four years later at age 35. Her treatments included surgeries, chemotherapy, and radiation, all while being a mother to two young children. Currently, she has no evidence of disease. Kim attributes her survivorship to her faith, strength, hope, and passion. She has recently published a memoir about her breast cancer experience titled STRONG(ER+): Becoming My Own Best Advocate and Discovering My Purpose. By sharing her story as a two-time cancer survivor, Kim aims to empower others to be advocates in their healthcare decisions.

Listen to the podcast to hear Kim discuss:

  • what it means to be your own advocate
  • how being an advocate gives you some control over situations you may feel you have no control over
  • 10 steps you can take to help you be your own best advocate

Running time: 21:34

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Mar 8, 2019 05:30PM Moderators wrote:

Reiki: What It Is and How It Helps People With Cancer

March 8, 2019

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Beth Baughman DuPree is a board-certified general surgeon specializing in diseases of the breast, with additional board certification in integrative medicine. She is also a master level Reiki practitioner. Dr. DuPree is part of the Sedona Breast Care Clinic of the Northern Arizona Healthcare System.

Dr. DuPree earned her medical degree from Hahnemann University in Philadelphia and her undergraduate degrees in behavioral neuroscience and the history and philosophy of science at the University of Pittsburgh.

Her first book, The Healing Consciousness: A Doctor's Journey to Healing, was released in 2006 to excellent reviews by Christiane Northrup, M.D., and Bernie Siegel, M.D, among other well-known experts in the women's health field. Her numerous honors include the Clara Barton Humanitarian Award from the American Red Cross for her ongoing contributions to the treatment of breast cancer. She was selected by her peers for Philadelphia Magazine's TOP DOCS in Surgery in 2016 and 2017. She serves on the advisory board for Breastcancer.org and often hosts live chats and podcasts on current breast cancer issues.

Listen to the podcast to hear Dr. DuPree explain:

  • what Reiki is and she uses it in her practice
  • what happens during a typical Reiki session
  • the benefits of Reiki for people diagnosed with cancer
  • three things you should know before trying Reiki

Running time: 37:28

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Mar 27, 2019 02:01PM Moderators wrote:

Low White Blood Cell Counts and Infection Risk

March 14, 2019

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Brian Wojciechowski, M.D., practices medical oncology in Delaware County, Pennsylvania at Riddle, Taylor, and Crozer hospitals and also serves as Breastcancer.org's medical adviser. A native of South Philadelphia, he trained at Temple University School of Medicine and Lankenau Medical Center. Dr. Wojciechowski is a sought-after speaker on the topics of medical ethics and the biology of cancer.

Listen to the podcast to hear Dr. Wojciechowski explain:

  • the different types of white blood cells and what they do in the body
  • how chemotherapy and targeted therapy medicines lower white blood cell counts
  • why low white blood cell counts raise the risk of infection
  • how doctors monitor white blood cell counts
  • symptoms of infection to watch out for
  • steps you can take during chemotherapy to keep your risk of infection as low as it can be

Running time: 12:19

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Apr 16, 2019 04:22PM Moderators wrote:

Managing Constipation

April 5, 2019

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William Chey, M.D., is professor of internal medicine and professor of nutrition at the University of Michigan, where he leads the Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders Research Group. His research interests include diagnosis and treatment of irritable bowel syndrome, constipation, fecal incontinence, gastroesophageal reflux disease, and H. pylori infection. During his 30 years of treating people with constipation, Dr. Chey has written more than 300 manuscripts, reviews, and book chapters. He received his medical degree from Emory University and completed a fellowship in gastroenterology at the University of Michigan.

In this podcast on constipation, Dr. Chey discusses risk factors for constipation, how to manage constipation, as well as his favorite constipation joke. Listen to the podcast to hear him explain:

  • why he recommends an integrated, holistic approach to managing constipation
  • why patients need to overcome any embarrassment they have about constipation and be their own advocate for treatment
  • the steps he recommends when treating constipation

Running time: 26:23

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Apr 30, 2019 04:57PM Moderators wrote:

Depression and Suicidal Thoughts After a Cancer Diagnosis

April 26, 2019

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Dr. Donald Rosenstein is a professor of psychiatry and director of the Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center Comprehensive Cancer Support Program at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Dr. Rosenstein's research focuses on the areas where medicine and psychiatry meet. His research interests include assessing and managing suicide in the medical setting and psychosocial support for patients facing cancer. In 2017, Dr. Rosenstein was elected president of the American Psychosocial Oncology Society. He is also co-author of The Group: Seven Widowed Fathers Reimagine Life, which details the challenges and triumphs of seven men who raised young children after their wives died.

In this podcast on depression and suicidal thoughts after a cancer diagnosis, Dr. Rosenstein talks about what major depression can feel like, as well as risk factors for depression. Listen to the podcast to hear him discuss:

  • what we know about depression as a side effect of tamoxifen
  • signs that you may need to see a doctor for depression
  • treatments for depression
  • depression in the context of breast cancer and why people should not suffer with depression in silence

Running time: 25:44

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May 10, 2019 01:52PM Moderators wrote:

Body Fat and Weight Loss

May 8, 2019

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Marie Savard, M.D., is a doctor, educator, and former ABC News medical contributor. She is the founder of the Savard System for managing and controlling your healthcare. Dr. Savard is the author of five books, focusing on women's health and wellness.

A native of Philadelphia, she received a bachelor's degree in nursing and a medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania. She formerly served as the director of the Center for Women's Health at the Medical College of Pennsylvania, technical adviser to the United Nations' Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing, adviser to the American Board of Internal Medicine Subcommittee on Clinical Competency in Women's Health, health columnist for Woman's Day magazine, and senior medical consultant to Lifetime Television's "Strong Medicine."

In this podcast on body fat, weight, and weight loss, Dr. Savard explains what women, especially postmenopausal women, can do to prevent weight gain and lose some pounds that may have been gained. Listen to the podcast to hear her explain:

  • why women tend to gain weight and change shape after menopause
  • steps you can take to reduce the risk of gaining weight after menopause
  • the top four things she recommends to a woman who wants to lose weight

Running time: 23:30

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