How to Cancer: How to Get Involved with Cancer Patient Research

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On this episode of Campfires of Hope: How to Cancer, Sabine Schwab discusses how you, as a cancer survivor, can help others by being involved in patient research. Sabine is a brain cancer survivor, patient advocate, and member of the Epic Experience Board of Directors. She discusses how participation in surveys, clinical trials, and quality-of-life studies provides valuable feedback for …

How to Cancer: How To Be Your Own Advocate When Diagnosed With Cancer

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On this episode of Campfires of Hope: How to Cancer, leukemia and bone marrow transplant survivor Vanessa Hood discusses how to be your own advocate when diagnosed with cancer.  Vanessa details the 4 C’s that she lives by: confidence, communication, community, and continual education.  When meeting with doctors, she recommends taking notes and recording conversations to review and process information …

Navigating Disability Insurance

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Description: On this episode of Campfires Of Hope: Living Beyond Cancer we welcome Triage Cancer CEO Joanna Morales. Triage Cancer is a national, nonprofit organization that provides free education on the legal and practical issues that may impact individuals diagnosed with cancer and their caregivers, through Joanna shares how to navigate disability insurance for the cancer community and what you need to …

Facing Cancer As A Man

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On this episode of Campfires Of Hope: Living Beyond Cancer we welcome cancer survivor, Trevor Maxwell. Trevor is the creator and founder of Man Up To Cancer, an online support community for men facing cancer whether as a survivor or caregiver. Man Up to Cancer is a guy’s roadmap to facing cancer with an open heart and a warrior spirit. Tune …

What Is A Clinical Trial ?

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On this episode of Campfires Of Hope: Living Beyond Cancer we welcome Gryt Health team members Dan Platt, MD and Lauren Lastauskas. Dan and Lauren share how to get involved in clinical trials, how it can benefit your medical care and debunk some of the myths regarding clinical trials. They also share how Gryt Health empowers the adult cancer community through …

Changing The Face Of Lung Cancer

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On this episode of  Campfires Of Hope: Living Beyond Cancer we welcome Chris Draft. Chris has taken his experience of playing professional football in the NFL for 11 seasons to building Team Draft,  whose mission is to change the face of lung cancer.  Chris experienced lung cancer first hand through Keasha, his wife and Team Draft co-founder and her year-long struggle …