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Cancer, Musical Theatre, and Other Chronic Illnesses - THE PODCAST
44 minutes | 6 months ago
Get Out and Stay Out
With a complicated, uncomfortable, uncertain path laid out as a new protocol, and a fresh new start clears up foggy chemo-brain, the journey forward will require digging some heels in the ground and simply saying "no!" After this chapter Bobby Underwood is interviewed about hopping from hospital to hospital, and being a dual support system for two very important figures in his life. This episode marks the end of ACT ONE! THANK YOU TO ALL who made this season possible. We will be back with ACT TWO. Stay tuned...
16 minutes | 6 months ago
Everything's Coming Up Roses
The course of radiation has caused a serious road block, so to speak, and through a personal triumph comes a personal humiliation. There is no "Getting To Know You" after this episode.
32 minutes | 6 months ago
Over The Wall
The start of therapy, and the tearing down of the proverbial wall that's been put up to protect from the realities of cancer and its physical and mental tolls. There is no Getting To Know You after this episode.
45 minutes | 7 months ago
The Old Razzle Dazzle
Brooke Martino welcomes you to the Big-Top where your entertainment value is heightened! Procedures gone awry, and mistakes made are all part of the show here at Manhattan County Hospital. After, Brooke tells of her experience as a support system to a cancer patient and survivor.
35 minutes | 7 months ago
Matt and Debbie Miskie cross into the upside-down of what life would be like if... After which we talk to them (my parents) about what it was like being a parent to a cancer patient, and survivor.
70 minutes | 7 months ago
A dramatic reading with Erin Cronican of running into a wall, a turning point, and options. After, a repeat of Erin Cronican's interview on breast cancer, treatment during a pandemic, and personal legacy.
66 minutes | 7 months ago
Shining, Gleaming, Streaming, Flaxen, Waxen
Erin clips around the first party post-chemo, and a dizzy farewell to hair during an apartment party centered around a few personal firsts. After, Erin talks to us about breast cancer, treatment during a pandemic, and personal legacy.
46 minutes | 8 months ago
What Is It You C**t Face?
Nolan introduces the Von Trapp Family Doctors for the first spinal, and first complication in Cancer, Musical Theatre, & Other Chronic Illnesses. After, Nolan baffles with his laundry list of pre-existing obstacles that would have otherwise hindered his serious diagnosis.
21 minutes | 8 months ago
Finishing The Hat
Edward's first bag of chemo, and a big sticky pile of disappointment all because a nurse cared enough to drop a little morsel of information in Cancer, Musical Theatre, & Other Chronic Illnesses. There is no interview after this episode.
40 minutes | 8 months ago
The Worst Pies In London
Victoria sets the scene on West 43rd Street in New York City for an uncomfortable encounter with a friend, an ex, and some pie in this weeks episode of Cancer, Musical Theatre, & Other Chronic Illnesses. After, Victoria tells us about her roller coaster journey with a rare cancer, and her relationship to alcohol.
57 minutes | 8 months ago
Eileen Powers braves the underground fortress of Manhattan County Hospital in the name of treatment in Cancer, Musical Theatre, and Other Chronic Illnesses. Then, Eileen tells us how she braves her treatment, and hair-loss and what grew as a result.
12 minutes | 8 months ago
Park & 73rd
Edward Miskie takes you through his whirlwind return to NYC only to be stopped by an unexpected diagnosis in Cancer, Musical Theatre, and Other Chronic Illnesses. There is no interview in this episode.
37 minutes | 9 months ago
A Sweet Little Guy Named Seymour
Danielle Horetsky bestows a name upon the tumorous growth in Cancer, Musical Theatre, and Other Chronic Illnesses. After, we talk to Danielle about her journey with Hodgkin's, and safely maneuvering around the work place, and life.
38 minutes | 9 months ago
The Jellicle Ball
Danielle Horetsky takes you through the misdiagnosis of our presumed feline friend in Cancer, Musical Theatre, and Other Chronic Illnesses. After, we talk to Danielle about her journey with Hodgkin's, and safely maneuvering around the work place, and life.
15 minutes | 9 months ago
Cancer, Musical Theatre, and Other Chronic Illnesses is a comical commentary about being a cancer patient and survivor framed in a fantasy musical theatre setting. Think "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend", but with cancer, and in a hospital. From healthcare snafus, to botched chemo, second opinions, being told you look great, being told you look terrible, navigating dietary restrictions, social restrictions, and break-ups, Cancer, Musical Theatre, & Other Chronic Illnesses has it all. Each episode is a chapter from the 2017 book of the same title. Some chapters are read by me, the author, and some are read by fellow cancer survivors. At the end of the episodes read by other survivors, there is a "Getting To Know You" interview where we delve into the lives of the reader and learn more about their story, journey, and relationship to cancer, musical theatre, and other chronic illnesses!
31 minutes | 9 months ago
Where Am I Now?
Mary Linehan takes on hospital in-take and a surprise surgery in Cancer, Musical Theatre, and Other Chronic Illnesses. After, we talk to Mary about her journey with Thyroid Cancer, and her career as a singer, and actress.
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