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Encore: After You Hear It's Cancer

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Cancer: It’s just one simple word with 6 letters and 2 syllables. But hearing this short, simple word from your doctor can change everything in an instant. Time can feel like it’s suddenly standing still and swirling by all at once. If you’ve heard this word from your doctor, you’re beginning a new journey—one you may not feel prepared to take. Joining host Kim Thiboldeaux to talk about what to do after you're newly diagnosed is John Leifer, author of After You Hear It's Cancer: A Guide to Navigating the Difficult Journey Ahead.

Frankly Speaking About Cancer: Join host Kim Thiboldeaux, President and CEO of the Cancer Support Community, for a weekly radio broadcast empowering listeners to live well with cancer. Every Tuesday, 4PM ET (1PM PT)

Fact plus Fiction = Truth

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

The book "Alice and Oliver" is raw, jarring, intense, emotional, exhausting—everything that people experience when they receive a cancer diagnosis. Although this book is a work of fiction, it is based on the author’s real life experience. The book's author Charles Bock joins host Kim Thiboldeaux to talk about this extraordinary book on this episode of Frankly Speaking About Cancer.

Frankly Speaking About Cancer: Join host Kim Thiboldeaux, President and CEO of the Cancer Support Community, for a weekly radio broadcast empowering listeners to live well with cancer. Every Tuesday, 4PM ET (1PM PT)

Encore: Cancer and The Blame Game

Tuesday, January 5, 2016

Cancer awareness and support for patients has grown exponentially over the years, but there are still some cancers that people seem to avoid talking about, or even tend to stigmatize.

On this episode of Frankly Speaking About Cancer, host Kim Thiboldeaux is taking on the public perceptions of lung, skin and cervical cancer and the importance of not playing "the blame game" when it comes to these diagnoses.

Frankly Speaking About Cancer: Join host Kim Thiboldeaux, President and CEO of the Cancer Support Community, for a weekly radio broadcast empowering listeners to live well with cancer. Every Tuesday, 4PM ET (1PM PT)

What Do I Tell the Kids?

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Parenting with cancer can often be an overwhelming and challenging experience. Often, one of the most difficult parts is figuring out how to tell your kids about a diagnosis. Children of different ages have different reactions to this news, and may have trouble understanding what a cancer diagnosis means.

On this episode of Frankly Speaking About Cancer we will explore this complicated conversation and offer tips for supporting your child through a cancer diagnosis and beyond

Frankly Speaking About Cancer: Join host Kim Thiboldeaux, President and CEO of the Cancer Support Community, for a weekly radio broadcast empowering listeners to live well with cancer. Every Tuesday, 4PM ET (1PM PT)

After You Hear It's Cancer

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Cancer: It’s just one simple word with 6 letters and 2 syllables. But hearing this short, simple word from your doctor can change everything in an instant. Time can feel like it’s suddenly standing still and swirling by all at once. If you’ve heard this word from your doctor, you’re beginning a new journey—one you may not feel prepared to take.

Joining host Kim Thiboldeaux to talk about what to do after you're newly diagnosed is John Leifer, author of After You Hear It's Cancer: A Guide to Navigating the Difficult Journey Ahead.

Frankly Speaking About Cancer: Join host Kim Thiboldeaux, President and CEO of the Cancer Support Community, for a weekly radio broadcast empowering listeners to live well with cancer. Every Tuesday, 4PM ET (1PM PT)

Encore: Facing a Lung Cancer Diagnosis

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

"Being empowered is choosing to adopt actions, behaviors, and attitudes that can help you regain a sense of control over your treatment and life with cancer," excerpt from Frankly Speaking About Cancer: Lung Cancer. Part of being empowered means learning all you can about your specific type of cancer—what it is, how it affects your body, how it’s treated and what you can expect during diagnosis, treatment and beyond.

On this episode, sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim, join guest host Linda House as we go inside a lung cancer diagnosis.

Frankly Speaking About Cancer: Join host Kim Thiboldeaux, President and CEO of the Cancer Support Community, for a weekly radio broadcast empowering listeners to live well with cancer. Every Tuesday, 4PM ET (1PM PT)