Managing Breast Pain

Managing Breast Pain

Breast pain happens in many women. There are many reasons why women experience painful breasts – perhaps related to their menstrual cycle, or as a result of treatments for breast tumors. It is important to recognize breast pain because there are many integrative strategies for pain relief. Join us with guest, Dr. Jen Green, as we explore this important topic.

Integrative Cancer Research

Integrative Cancer Research

The Thoracic-POISE trial is largest-ever research trial on the combination of naturopathic and conventional treatment. This 11-year trial will study the impact of integrating naturopathic medicine, surgery, and oncology for people with lung, gastric and esophageal cancers. The lead investigator for this trial is Dugald Seeley, ND. Join us to learn about this trial and what it has discovered already! 

The Healing Power of Art

The Healing Power of Art

On this episode, art therapist and cancer survivor Stephanie McLeod-Estevez describes how art can help us heal from cancer, other illnesses, and trauma. Stephanie’s personal experiences of having breast cancer and caring for a loved one who died from breast cancer, have created a deep passion for her to help people recover from a body, mind, and spirit perspective. Find out how being creative can help you heal.

Rest and Renewal

Rest and Renewal

Rest and renewal. Doesn’t just reading those words make you feel more relaxed? Join us on Five to Thrive Live with guest Sera Fiana, diagnosed with a rare abdominal cancer in her 20’s, and now a Thriver who has learned the importance of rest to her health and wellness. Be ready to be inspired to slow down and renew yourself!

Born between early 1980 and mid 90s? You’ll want to read this!

Born between early 1980 and mid 90s? You’ll want to read this!

New research shows that people born between early 1980 and mid 1990s—aka millenials—are expected to be the most obese generation of our time. Yikes! This is problematic considering that obesity is now considered a primary risk factor for the development of many cancers including breast, colon, and kidney. What’s worse is that the research also found that 85% of millenials don’t really understand the link between obesity and cancer.

Racial Disparities in Healthcare

Racial/ethnic disparities in healthcare are widespread in the United States and are prevalent across healthcare organizations. Disparities exist in cancer screening, clinical outcomes various chronic diseases and health conditions. Join us with guest, Dr. Ron Morton, VP Medical Affairs Urology and Pelvic Health at Boston Scientific and Chief Surgical Officer at American Medical Systems, as we discuss the challenge of racial and ethnic disparities and what is needed to make improvements.

Nurturing Relationships During Crisis

Nurturing Relationships During Crisis

On this episode, Karolyn will interview Tamara Green and David Dachinger about how to protect, manage and nurture important relationships while dealing with the challenge of a cancer diagnosis. Tamara and David are the authors of the new book, Live Calm with Cancer (and beyond): A patient & caregiver guide to finding more ease through the power of mindfulness.

Athlete Bryan Fletcher Tells His Story

Athlete Bryan Fletcher Tells His Story

On this episode, Karolyn talks with Bryan Fletcher about his experience as a childhood cancer survivor and what's it's like to go on to qualify for the 2018 Winter Olympics. Bryan will inspire as he shares his story about how he went from a childhood cancer survivor to an elite, world-renowned athlete.