When Dianne couldn't find a natural wig during her chemo treatment, she decided to take matters into her own hands and start a company to help other women like her. That's how Coils to Locs was founded. Listen to her inspiring story, and how her cancer journey turned her into an entrepreneur.
Christine had a unique perspective when she was diagnosed with cancer: she had been working as an oncology nurse since she got her license. On this episode, Christine shares how becoming a cancer patient informs her nursing practice, and how she hopes her book, Both Sides of the Bedside, will help doctors and other health care professionals have more empathy in their treatment.
From Stage 4 pancreatic cancer diagnosis to remission for 8 years, Elise shares her amazing journey in honor of Pancreatic Cancer Month. Listen to how she learned of her diagnosis and why she believes it's so important for women to advocate for themselves and their health.
When Asha was diagnosed with breast cancer, she found solace through fitness. Here's her inspiring story, and how she became a spokesperson for the Target mastectomy swimwear line.
Just two months after winning Olympic gold in cross country skiing, Kikkan Randall was diagnosed with breast cancer. How did she use what she learned from training for five Olympic games to help her on her cancer journey? Listen to her inspiring story and see how being a part of a team was the catalyst for healing.
When AnnMarie was diagnosed with breast cancer, she started a blog so that her family could stay attuned to her treatment and healing journey. But when people from all over the world started reading it, she realized she could do more with her platform. That's how Stupid Dumb Breast Cancer was born. Listen to AnnMarie's inspiring story, and learn how a pretty pair of pink stilettos helped her get through her treatment.
When Sonya starting losing her hair during cancer treatment, she found herself experiencing pain when wearing wigs. So she decided to make her own head wraps that were comfortable and stylish, which is now her thriving business, StyleEsteem. On this episode, she shares her inspiring story of how her entrepreneurial spirit was nourished during her cancer healing process.
Jenna was diagnosed with an extremely rare cancer at a very young age, which led her to start a blog so she could share her experiences with her friends and family. As it grew in popularity, Jenna felt drawn to do more, which is how her foundation Twist Out Cancer was born.
Remember the I Love Boobies saying that became popular a few years ago? That all started thanks to Shaney Jo, founder of Keep a Breast Foundation, which is dedicated to helping spread breast cancer awareness among young women. Listen to her inspiring story!
When Bianca Muñiz was diagnosed with a rare form of ovarian cancer at the age of 11, her life was turned upside down. Then, at 22, she was diagnosed with breast cancer. Music has always played an important part of Bianca's life, but now, as a performer, her music has gone beyond supporting her own healing process and touches others too. You can listen to some of Bianca's music on this episode of Real Women Real [...]