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#017 – Lymphedema & Lymphatic System Intro – Part-1 – Dr. Paula Stewart

About This Episode:   If you’ve been diagnosed with a disease or had a major injury, you may have heard your Doctor talk about their focus on your “lymph nodes.” But do you know much about the lymphatic system, and how important the flow of lymphatic fluid is in your body? Lymphedema is a disease that […]

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#016 – How Loneliness, Cytokines, Inflammation are Linked to Chemo Brain (CRCI) — Part 2 – Dr. Arash Asher

About This Episode:   Picking up where our Part-1 episode with Dr. Asher left off, Host Bruce Watkins and Dr. Asher dive deeper into factors that cause and/or enhance the common experience of chemo brain, or cancer-related cognitive impairment (CRCI).   As new evidence-based research emerges, the medical communities in the West are now joining […]

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#015 – What is Chemo Brain, Cytokines & Accelerated Aging – Part 1 – Dr. Arash Asher

About This Episode:  What is “Chemo Brain?” The term started several decades ago when cancer patients tried to describe a number of symptoms they experienced during and after cancer treatments. These symptoms seemed to affect their mind’s clarity of thought and effective information recall. Also referred to as “Chemo–Fog” back in the day, the phrase was initially popularized […]

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#014 Season 2 Trailer for the Our Cancer Journey Podcast with Bruce Watkins

About This Episode:  The improbably positive and up-beat podcast that explores ways to help YOU feel better, live happier, expand your self-empowerment, and enhance your life experience IS BACK for its 2nd Season!  We are so excited about the engaging guests, insightful topics, and fun banter in our upcoming line-up that we had to share just […]

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#013 – Season 1 Retrospective and New Insights – PART 2 – with Bruce Watkins

About This Episode: This PART 2 installment of a two-episode show continues our retrospective started in Episode #012 – Season 1 Retrospective and New Insights – PART 1. Host Bruce Watkins takes a look back at just a few meaningful moments from Episodes #006 through #011 from Season One of the Our Cancer Journey Podcast with […]

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#012 – Season 1 Retrospective and New Insights – PART 1

About This Episode: This PART 1 installment of a two-episode series takes a look back at just a few meaningful moments from the 1st season of the Our Cancer Journey Podcast. Host Bruce Watkins provides new reflections on some great takeaways provided in OCJ’s Episodes 2 through 5 from Season One, and after playing selected […]

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#011 – Lung Cancer Advocacy – Terri Ann DiJulio & The Gift Of Our Beautiful Lives

Original Publish Date: 04, October 2021 Full Website Show Notes: In these Full Show Notes, we include some links to information discussed in this episode, AND an additional BONUS AUDIO CLIP of Terri Ann DiJulio sharing a story about “Forget the BUT, and just say YES!” (see below).   CLICK HERE: To listen to other episodes […]

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#010 – Motivation to Action, Just Say YES & OCJ is Back!! – Bruce Watkins

The OCJ Podcast returns from a several-week break, with this personal solo episode from the Host Bruce Watkins. Bruce took a few weeks away from the podcast to take advantage of two opportunities that arose. He was honored to be asked by a group of medical professionals to guide the production of a series of cancer […]

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#009 – From Caregiver, to Surviving Cancer, to Patient Support Advocate Part 1 – Joe Bullock

In this first of a 2-Part episode, traditional Southern (U.S.) guy Joe Bullock walks us through his unexpected cancer journey where he moved through multiple roles. Our raw and authentic conversation with Joe provides us great insights on how to support caregivers, being an adult-child caregiver for a difficult aging parent, the importance of communication […]

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#008 – Ovarian Cancer, Giving Back and Australian’s AusLitTeal Awareness – Sirin Steele

Australian Cancer Survivor and lead of the AusLitTeal awareness and advocacy campaign to “Lite Australia TEAL” joins us to discuss survivorship, and moving through an unexpected Ovarian Cancer diagnosis to find meaning in lighting up her whole country Teal. Her remarkable story takes us through her personal transformation from Mother, trained engineer, and someone pursuing her […]

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#007 – Your Mindset and You – Part 2 – Stories – with Bruce Watkins

In this “Part 2” of a multi-episode “mini-series” of podcast shows, program host Bruce Watkins continues his introduction of Mindsets with two illustrative stories about how a Mindset can help us to create paradigms, and how we may eventually realize that these paradigms can be “terribly wrong.” Future episodes of the Our Cancer Journey Podcast […]

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#006 – Your Mindset and You – Part 1 – with Bruce Watkins

In this “Part 1” of a multi-episode “mini-series” of podcast shows, program host Bruce Watkins walks us through a very simple introduction to the concept of a “Mindset,” the powerful device we use to orient ourselves to the world. Bruce discusses how the framework of a frame of Mindset is different and separate from … the […]

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#005 – Intro to Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) Part 1 – Angela Lai, L.O.M.

Discussing Chinese Medicine for Cancer Therapy and Life Improvement In this “Part 1” episode of a two Episode series, Licensed Oriental Medicine Practitioner Angela Lai (see bio below) joins us on the program to discuss the multiple-millennia practice and healing art form of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM).   Angela and I briefly discuss the origins of […]

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#004 – BONUS – Show Launch Update and Our Cancer Journey Podcast Website & Facebook

In this “Bonus” episode of the program, we announce our upcoming Official Podcast Show Launch. We also announce that: The show’s new Official Website ( OurCancerJourney.com ) and our New Official “Our Cancer Journey Podcast” Facebook Page are now LIVE for listeners to visit. And finally, we share how: You can help get the word out about our […]

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#003 – Restorative Yoga Part 2 – Tips for Your First Oncology Yoga Class & Recovery – Kathleen Ross-Allee

About This Episode In this “Part 2” episode of an extended interview with Kathleen Ross-Allee (see bio below), we discuss various tips when attending your first Oncology Yoga Class. We also share deeper discussions about the types of barriers people experience when they attend group therapy classes in their new “post-cancer-treatment bodies and selves.” Key […]

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#002 – Restorative Yoga and Your Cancer Treatment Recovery – Kathleen Ross-Allee

Restorative Yoga and Your Cancer Treatment Recovery In this “Part 1” episode of an extended interview with Kathleen Ross-Allee (see bio below), we introduce the concept of oncology yoga and recovery yoga. We discuss how this new collaborative health practice is being integrated with modern Western medicine to improve patient treatment outcomes. And, in the true Our […]

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#001 – Introduction: About the Our Cancer Journey Podcast

#001 - Introduction - About the Our Cancer Journey Podcast This Trailer Episode introduces the Our Cancer Journey Podcast and highlights: The vision and the overall purpose of our Podcast The reasons why THIS type of show, with its unique voice and outlook, is needed in our community   The kinds of topics we will discuss and guests we will host And explain how we, together … will explore tips, ideas, and insights, and how you can put them into action

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