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The Crown in the Road

Enjoy this Special Guest Post to the OCJ Blog! Introduction Hi OCJ Podcast Listeners and Article Readers! I welcome you to read this “Guest Post” from cancer survivor Tim Schartung. His article below reflects on his life and things within all of our lives that can be examples and analogies for us as we move […]

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One Great Way to Responded to People First Hearing About Your Cancer  

A Cancer Patient and OCJ Podcast Listener Reaches Out About ‘Awkward Situations’ I recently received a message from a cancer patient who had just completed treatments.  In the message, the sender commented on the awkward reactions they had received from people that 1) they had not seen for a while, and 2) the friend didn’t know about […]

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Lessons of Gratitude I Shared on my 1-Year Cancer Anniversary

On March 23, 2018, I marked the one-year anniversary of the double Radical Dissection surgeries that started my cancer treatment odyssey. After making it through 7-weeks of a daily radiation regimen, additional surgeries, and some touch-and-go moments that year, I took the opportunity on that anniversary date to post an update on my status to […]

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Photo of Cappadocia, Turkey hot air balloons from the ourcancerjourney.com article about Host Bruce Watkins's Trip to Turkey and lessons he learned from listeners.

The Reason Why We All Need to Share Our Travel Stories

A touching request from a Cancer Patient helped me to overcome apprehension, and share my experiences so others could enjoy a sense of discovery and travel. Bruce Watkins Not long ago,  I returned from a trip to the captivating country of Turkey, a land rich with history and remarkable beauty.   My close friends know […]

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Announcing the Official Our Cancer Journey Podcast Facebook Page!

Hello Friends, My name is Bruce Watkins and I am the host of the Our Cancer Journey Podcast.  We are excited to announce that we have just published our podcast’s Official Facebook Page!    We will post announcements about our newly published podcast episodes here, as well as Our Cancer Journey (OCJ) news and other interesting […]

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