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You, Me and the Big C: Putting the can in cancer

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Steve and Lauren check in with Deborah from her hospital chemo chair. They all talk about life now the Covid restrictions have been lifted and what that means for cancer patients. Then end this series by reading out a few of your amazing st
Steve Bland is flying solo this week as he asks why men sometimes find it hard to talk and to share their stories. He’s joined by Danny de Brabander, who has stage four bowel cancer, and Joe Bellman, whose mum died from cancer in late 2019, to
Deborah James is joined by fellow stage four’ers Emma Campbell and Darren Roberts to talk about hitting rock bottom, what happens physically, mentally and how they get through the day. Don't forget, you can get in touch by using the #YouMeBigC
Deborah speaks with Lauren and Steve about the latest changes with her cancer, the complications, resulting adjustments to her treatment and what the next steps are. For the second week running, we also hear from a team mum! Debs' mum Heather
For the first time Lauren sits down with her mum, Tina, who is 31 years on from her own cancer diagnosis, to discuss the fear of cancer recurrence. Lauren is also joined by Dr Joy Mueller, a counselling psychologist and relationship therapist
Deborah James, Lauren Mahon and Steve Bland are back together again to talk cancer headlines, geek of the week and share your 'laugh or you'd cry' stories. Don't forget, you can get in touch by using the #YouMeBigC across all forms of social m
Lauren is joined by relationship and sex psychotherapist Miranda Christophers to answer your questions on how to regain confidence and intimacy following cancer treatment. Don't forget, you can get in touch by using the #YouMeBigC across all f
The team get together for an update on Debs' latest developments, discover what organoids are, reflect on reactions to the last two #YouMeBigC episodes. They discuss the cancer storyline in Motherland, Covid vaccines and read some of your 'la
Julia Samuel, a psychotherapist who has spent over 30 years working with bereaved families and TV chef Tim Bilton who has a rare stage 4 melanoma join Steve Bland. They talk about the difficulties of finding love again and dealing with loved on
Deborah James hosts a special podcast talking about the challenges of dealing with cancer treatment and diagnosis during the Covid-19 pandemic. She's joined by Jay McLaughlin and Darren Roberts to discuss the practical and psychological diffi
Deborah, Steve and Lauren are back for a new series. Debs shares how her treatment is going, including an explanation of the latest cutting-edge trial treatment she's undergone - 'NanoKnife' - and the gang outline a fresh approach for future ep
It’s been a very testing 12 months for everyone, so Deborah, Lauren and Steve finish 2020 hearing some positive stories, outlooks and reflections on the year from listeners. Dr Phillipa Kay from This Morning, Carly Moosah, Tim Brown, Rhian Hor
Lauren and Steve are joined by Kreena Dhiman, Sophie Beresiner and Laura Boyd to discuss their experiences of surrogacy and cancer. Each share a very different story and varied approaches to surrogacy. Don't forget, you can get in touch by us
Sex, dating and relationships educator Lala and Sinead Collins from GM Cancer, also previously an oncology advanced practitioner, join Debs Lauren and Steve to share their knowledge and experience about the emotional and sexual impact of cancer
Medical Advisor for Melanoma UK and Clinical Lead for Skin Cancer at the Royal Stoke University Hospital, Wayne Jaffe, joins #YouMeBigC. Kate Cochrane also joins Debs, Lauren and Steve to talk about her experiences of having melanoma. Don't
Dr Naureen Starling, a Consultant Medical Oncologist specialising in the treatment of gastrointestinal cancers and Cariad Lloyd, presenter of the Griefcast podcast, whose father died of pancreatic cancer when she was young, join Debs, Lauren an
Steph Blackwell, finalist from The Great British Bake Off and her dad, Roger, who has prostate and bowel cancer, join Debs, Lauren and Steve. They discuss the challenges of living apart whilst undergoing cancer treatment during the coronavirus
Professor Charlie Swanton, Cancer Research UK's Chief Clinician, who is leading ground-breaking studies into lung cancer and Joanna Heard, who was diagnosed with a rare genetic version of the disease, join Deborah, Lauren and Steve. They disc
Internationally acclaimed audio storyteller Sophie Townsend joins Deborah, Lauren and Steve to discuss the story and experiences behind her new podcast ‘Goodbye To All This’. It’s a love story about life, loss and grief and coming back out the
Dr David Crosby, Head of Prevention and Early Detection Research at Cancer Research UK, joins Deborah, Lauren and Steve to talk about what the future of cancer may look like. He sets out a roadmap of how we can try and get to a point where nobo
Lauren, Debs and Steve mark the start of Breast Cancer Awareness month with a jam packed episode! Dr Zoe Williams joins the team to talk about early diagnosis, Laura Middleton-Hughes discusses secondary breast cancer, plus David Aggett and Dav
Karol Sikora, an oncologist for 50 years and former Director of the World Health Organisation's cancer programme and Katharina Hauck, a Reader in Health Economics at the Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology at the Imperial College Lond
Emma Dutton co-founder of Untangle Grief and the artist behind Grief Kid join Lauren, Debs and Steve to discuss how they are helping people come to terms with grief. Don't forget, you can get in touch by using the #YouMeBigC across all forms o
Tina Seymour, chief executive of Hope For Tomorrow, joins Debs, Lauren and Steve to talk about how the charity provides mobile cancer care units to NHS Trusts and the challenges caused by the coronavirus pandemic. The #YouMeBigC team are also
After the death of her son, aged just 23 months, Leanne Fisher and her husband co-founded Fletcher's Fund - a small charity with the aim of providing fun things to children going through cancer treatment. Leanne talks to Lauren, Deborah and St
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