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32 minutes | Dec 16, 2020
23: From the Hospital Floor to the Top of Everest | Sean Swarner
From fighting cancer twice as a teenager to climbing the highest peaks on all seven continents, Sean will share how his cancer journey pushed him to redefine his physical boundaries and tackle these purpose-driven expeditions.
49 minutes | Dec 8, 2020
22: CHOP What?! | Kareena
When Kareena was diagnosed with ovarian cancer at 15 years old, she was shoved into a world she knew little about. Now 17 and in remission, you'll hear her reflect on the highs, lows, and downright silly moments along the journey.
46 minutes | Nov 25, 2020
21: Arg, I Got This | Abri & Nikkole
After her doctors removed Abri's tibia during her tumor resection, they replaced it with an adult cadaver's arm bone, or what she called her arg (arm-leg). Throughout this week's episode, you'll hear how 12-year-old Abri Bentley, and her mom Nikkole, repeatedly used humor to make light of their fight with Ewing Sarcoma.
37 minutes | Nov 18, 2020
20: Weak Hips Don't Lie | Grace Mosby
As a lifelong dancer, Grace was skeptical when her chiropractor told her the pain she was feeling in her hips was because they were weak. And she had good reason. In this week's episode Grace reflects on her journey with Ewing Sarcoma as a senior in high school and how it impacted her transition to the University of Texas.
27 minutes | Nov 10, 2020
19: How Fighting Sarcoma Reinvigorated their Faith | Josie & Jessica
Although Josie's parents were raised Christian, both had fallen out of practice in their adult lives. In this week's episode, you'll hear Josie and her mom, Jessica, share her Ewing's Sarcoma journey, and how it ultimately brought them closer to God.
32 minutes | Oct 31, 2020
18: Itzel's Journey | Itzel, Estefania, and Raul
Can you imagine going to the ER twice after prolonged fevers and night sweats, not receiving any blood tests, and then getting diagnosed with a blood cancer? In this week's episode, Itzel and her parents Estefania and Raul share how insurance coverage almost got in the way of Itzel’s leukemia diagnosis along with some of the ups and downs throughout their journey.
78 minutes | Oct 25, 2020
17: Beads & Braids | Aryn & Marissa
For Aryn and many young black girls, getting your beads and braids is a rite of passage, so Aryn took it personal when cancer came and took that away. In this week’s episode, you’ll hear Aryn’s mom, Marissa, recount her journey with neuroblastoma, and how it led to them co-authoring The Beads and Braids book.
48 minutes | Oct 18, 2020
16: Carving Cancer | Campbell Sullivan
Before her diagnosis, Campbell Sullivan was unconditionally committed to her ski racing career, but when a soft tissue sarcoma forced her off the slopes, she had to redefine her purpose. In this episode, Campbell will share the ups and downs of her journey, and what led to her advocating on the national stage for increased funding of childhood cancer research.
25 minutes | Oct 11, 2020
15: Mac 'N Cheese for Breakfast | Hudson & Tamara
Ever try keeping food in front of a four-year-old on steroids? In this week's episode, Tamara will share how she navigated her son's leukemia diagnosis as a single parent.
24 minutes | Oct 4, 2020
14: A Girl of Steel | Kiara & Lisa
When Kiara woke up paralyzed from the waist down, panic initially set in, but it didn’t stay for long. In this week’s episode, Kiara and her mom, Lisa, will discuss how they stayed positive throughout her journey by taking things one day at a time.
55 minutes | Sep 26, 2020
13: With Grace (and Giggles) | Grace & Aubrey
Throughout her journey battling brain cancer, eleven year old Grace rarely lost her cool, but along the way, she and her family found plenty of opportunities to make light of their circumstances with the best medicine available - laughter.
20 minutes | Sep 20, 2020
12: More Than Cures | Ella & Nicole
In this week’s episode, Ella and her mom, Nicole, will share their journey through leukemia, and discuss the balance between feeling grateful to be alive while advocating for less toxic therapies with fewer long term side effects.
30 minutes | Sep 12, 2020
11: Pinch Me | Bridget & Jamie
Eight-year-old Bridget and her mom, Jamie, recount their journey with osteosarcoma, and how the experience has left them feeling eternally grateful towards St Jude’s children’s hospital.
38 minutes | Sep 6, 2020
10: Chasin' Rainbows | Azalea Sanchez
Benjamin, Super Benji Sanchez's battle with brain cancer has taken many twists and turns, and along the way, inspired an army of advocacy from his Las Vegas community. In this episode, Benji's mom, Azalea, will share how they've continued to chase rainbows through it all.
24 minutes | Aug 29, 2020
09: When the Obstacles Are the Path | Kila Tripp
In this episode, you’ll hear Kila Tripp share her journey with two tours of leukemia, and how they’ve shaped her drive to give back. Towards of the show, you’ll hear Kila talk about a giveback campaign she’s organized to raise 100K for pediatric cancer research at Cincinnati Children’s hospital. Since we believe in increasing funding for pediatric cancer research, we’re supporting her initiative by donating 15% of sales and giving free shipping to anyone who shops on our site with the code: fundthecurenextdoor
16 minutes | Jul 12, 2020
08: Finding Joy | Amy & Paul Sudell
When Steven Sudell’s brain cancer became terminal and his parents Amy & Paul’s optimism began to waver, they didn’t have to look far for inspiration. Laying on his deathbed, Steven took up drawing and started a YouTube channel that would spread joy to hundreds of thousands across the globe.
15 minutes | Jul 5, 2020
07: Doggie Therapy | Gabby & Kristi Galarneau
Through chemo, limb salvage surgery, and intense pain management, Gabby Galarneau doesn’t remember a whole lot from her nine months of treatment, but the one thing she does remember is how therapy dogs made a difference for her mental health. In this episode, you’ll hear Gabby and her mom, Kristi, share how their family managed Gabby’s fight with Osteosarcoma and their advice for families grappling with a new diagnosis.
18 minutes | Jun 28, 2020
06: From Taking to Giving | Kezia Fitzgerald
Just months after the birth of her first child, Kezia Fitzgerald was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, and a few months later, her daughter was diagnosed with neuroblastoma. In this episode, you’ll hear Kezia recount how her journey battling cancer became tangled by her daughter’s diagnosis, and how the experience led to her co-founding a company that’s helping thousands of patients across the country.
13 minutes | Jun 21, 2020
05: Hope Comes In | Ava Paige
Before her leukemia diagnosis at 15 years old, Ava Paige was performing over 150 shows per year as a country music singer-songwriter. Now 10 months into treatment, she’ll share some of the ups and downs of her journey, and how cancer is influencing her career in country music.
14 minutes | Jun 14, 2020
04: Confronting Cancer in High School | Ellie Brown & Danielle Burns
When Danielle was at her three month check-up after finishing treatment for hodgkin’s lymphoma, her oncologist told her about a girl named Ellie that was the same age with the same diagnosis. In this episode, you’ll hear about how their journeys overlapped and what it was like to confront cancer in high school.
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