Man Up to Cancer

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Today's episode is an update on my personal cancer journey. I'm getting ready for major abdominal surgery #4 in the past 3 and a half years. I'll be going to Massachusetts General Hospital. A surgeon there will open me up and take out several s
Today on the Man Up to Cancer Podcast... our red-bearded friend from Memphis..https://www.facebook.com/groups/579075395989971/user/56401489/?__cft__[0]=AZX8bUyEx5eZLjYjS8NRItBV_QK1qEsIwsqUfpMMZtlVi0lvM5IB-B4HLWZS904hnaSdtPYepFGvJiLSY_wwFPQ8ozsc
I was thrilled to spend time chatting with my friend Dave Nitsche of Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Dave is an active member of the Man Up to Cancer community.  Dave has always been able to rely on his body and mind working in sync. He is accustomed
A second opinion saved Michael Riehle's life. It just might save yours, too. I'm excited to spend time on the podcast today with Michael, who has become a beloved member and one of the administrators for the Man Up to Cancer - Howling Place Fa
Much of the world knows Patrick Dempsey for his iconic roles in TV and film, in what has been a truly exceptional career. I know him for something different.  To me, he is a real life hero who has made life better for cancer patients and their
Today’s show is all about our scars. Specifically, the physical surgical scars that many of us cancer patients have... And the emotional scars that go along with those scars of the flesh. My friend Charlie Henricks, a fellow stage 4 colon cance
I called today’s show Chemo Zombie, because that’s what it does to me.  One day I’m myself, engaged with the world, enjoying life with Sarah, Sage, and Elsie, then I go for chemo, and I turn into a zombie. I’m disengaged, sick to the very core
Today’s Man Up to Cancer Podcast is all about The V Foundation.  Founded by legendary basketball coach Jimmy Valvano, the V Foundation is one of the largest fundraising organizations in the world for cancer research, having awarded more than $2
Cancer, Anger, & Airplanes Last week, I almost got into a fight while waiting to board a plane with my family in Baltimore... Naturally, that regrettable encounter inspired tomorrow's solo episode of the https://www.facebook.com/cancerwolves/?_
Man Up to Cancer is fired up to welcome Blue Note Therapeutics as a flagship sponsor!  As someone who has experienced depression and anxiety during cancer, I’ve had the privilege of working as a patient advisor for Blue Note over the past year.
A solo show for today's episode... A long overdue update on my personal cancer journey, and reaching the three-year mark from diagnosis. OK, let’s get the bad cancer news out of the way... I have a peach-sized mass in my upper abdomen — nestled
Dan Duffy is a filmmaker, video producer, author, speaker, blogger, and accidental activist. He is a testicular cancer survivor, coming up on the 20-year mark. Dan is the author of https://www.amazon.com/Half-Book-Taking-Ball-Going/dp/19435881
Today’s guest is J.J. Singleton, a 33-year-old stage IV colorectal cancer patient from North Carolina. We’re honored to have him on the show! J.J. is an inspiration and a cancer slaying beast. He has endured 96 rounds of chemo, 10 major surgeri
Michael and Colin Ferro - the Ferro brothers from the mountains of Colorado The Ferro family founded and operates Epic Experience, a non-profit that offers free adventure camps for cancer survivors. Think whitewater rafting, hiking, XC skiing,
Dr. Petar Bajic is a urologist and fellowship-trained specialist in sexual medicine, male genital reconstruction, and men’s health at the highly respected https://my.clevelandclinic.org/ (Cleveland Clinic) in Cleveland Ohio. For the past five y
Well folks, I promised that I would never shy away from the tough or taboo subjects in #cancerland. So... here is a heavy one. Today's topic is about the bonds we form in cancer support communities, and how we cope with the deaths of our frien
Have you listened to part 1 yet? Check it out here. Let’s talk about sex, baby! Where do we begin to navigate this minefield of taboo subjects? Is it possible to maintain or regain a fulfilling sex life during cancer treatment and beyond? If an
Let’s talk about sex, baby! Where do we begin to navigate this minefield of taboo subjects? Is it possible to maintain or regain a fulfilling sex life during cancer treatment and beyond? If any topic calls for an expert, this is the one! Fortun
Tracy Morgan is a proud dad, US Navy veteran, a stage 4 prostate cancer survivor, and strong advocate for men’s health.  Tracy is the founder of https://mohawkmission.com/ (Mohawk Mission), which calls on men to screen for prostate cancer. He i
We are all pulling for #TeamHolson! Christy Cochran Holson is from Charlotte, NC. She is the mom of two boys, and she is a part-time college sociology instructor. She is married to a fantastic guy, Buddy, who has been fighting stage 4 colorecta
Anjee Quiko Davis is a superhero in the cancer community. She's the president of https://fightcolorectalcancer.org/ (Fight Colorectal Cancer), aka Fight CRC, a national organization focused on colorectal cancer research, education, and awarenes
Jason Randall is a stage 4 colorectal cancer warrior and family man from Eudora, Kansas. He has become a fierce patient advocate and source of inspiration and knowledge for other patients and their families.  He is a leader in https://colontown
Matthew Zachary was just 21 years old when he was diagnosed with brain cancer. That was back in 1995, making him a 25-year survivor.  He is the founder of https://offscrip.com/ (OffScrip Media), the first audio broadcast network focused on cons
Anytime you can get a middle-aged cancer survivor from North Carolina to talk about his experience with “forest bathing,” you know you have hit podcast GOLD. Joe Bullock, my brother in arms, the lead administrator for Man Up to Cancer’s Howling
Sarah and I are blessed with two amazing, kind, talented daughters. Sage is 15. She is a beautiful singer. She runs XC, indoor, and outdoor track. She loves music and her friends and Grey's Anatomy. Elsie is 13. She is a ball of enthusiasm. Sh
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