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Part of my healing journey included relying heavily on my faith. Finding resilience through faith meant observing traditions and rituals I hadn’t grown up with or observed as an adult for most of my life. This year with COVID-19 playing a pivotal role in how we practice our faiths, many of the communal…(Read More)

After watching both of her sisters go through cancer diagnosis and treatment, separately at different times, Nadine Shapera thought to herself, “ain’t nobody got time for cancer.” But before long, Nadine found herself dealing with multiple cancer diagnoses at once. How did she do it? In her words, “you just get through it.” When…(Read More)

finding the right medical team with scherri woodard

It’s hard for most people to imagine being diagnosed with a serious illness like cancer. It’s even harder if you don’t get your questions answered from the start. That’s exactly what happened to Scherri Woodard and why this episode is dedicated to finding the right medical team. Even though she kept…(Read More)

One of the most traumatic things about cancer treatment is the loss of hair that accompanies chemotherapy treatment. In this episode, we talk about cancer and hair care with my personal stylist, Angie Defrancis Cox. One of the best pieces of advice I was given before starting treatment was to schedule a series of 5…(Read More)

Very often cancer patients are concerned with two things – what goes in their body and what goes on their body.Leah Robert, Oncology Nurse and Co-Founder of Salty Girl Beauty I certainly know this to be true for me. After I was diagnosed with cancer, I searched for answers as to why this horrible…(Read More)

Relationship Remedies with Tracey Coates

Relationships are one of the most important things in our lives, but sometimes they can be a double-edged sword. In this episode, we’re talking about relationship remedies with Tracey Coates, a divorce attorney in the D.C./ Maryland area. I recently did a webinar about the things I consider to be crucial for…(Read More)

Sometimes life hands us the unexpected and we are left trying to figure how to fit it into our already busy lives. My guest this week, Dalia Topelson Ritvo, was a young professional busy starting a career as a lawyer at a large law firm in New York City. This is her story of staying…(Read More)

Professional Perspectives with Medical Oncologist Dr. Dev Paul

The scariest three words you could ever face in your life are “you have cancer”. And yet, the American Cancer Society states that more than 1,762,450 people (cases) were expected to be diagnosed in 2019 in the US alone. In this episode Medical Oncologist, Dr. Dev Paul shares his professional perspectives on using…(Read More)

Learning to meditate with Oleg Kotliarsky

One of the most helpful things on my healing journey was learning to meditate. Not for the sake of meditation or to talk about it at parties, but to relieve my own stress and anxiety I was feeling from all that I had been subjected to over the preceding year. Toxic emotions are one of…(Read More)

Picture of Nancy Novack, creator of Nancy's List

Nancy Novack started Nancy’s List as a way to help cancer patients find financial resources to get through treatment. It became so much more. Nancy was diagnosed with stage 4 ovarian cancer in 2004 and learned quickly that the number one stressor for patients was the question of how they were going to pay…(Read More)