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Keeping My Faith - Living with Stage IV Lung Cancer with Samantha Mixon

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Keeping My Faith - Living with Stage IV Lung Cancer with Samantha Mixon.

Mel sits down with Samantha Mixon, a stage IV lung cancer survivor, blogger, and single mom. Samantha talks about how she found out she had lung cancer, the doctors thought it was a sinus infection, the importance of more than one medical opinion, and her work with Lungevity and Team Draft. Mixon also talks about her award winning blog. It's all about advocacy and destigmatizing lung cancer.

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About Mel Majoros:

Mel Majoros, currently in remission, was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2007.  On a lucky break after her cancer surgery she was offered a job as a producer on a local talk sports show in Michigan where she advocates about cancer and other health related topics.  During that time she started blogging and her blog has been named one of the top ten breast cancer blogs by  She brings a unique perspective to being a survivor, always keeping a positive attitude and an athletes mentality for dealing with cancer and survivorship. Prior to working in radio Mel was a 10 year veteran of the television industry working on such shows as Walker, Texas Ranger and Crossing Jordan.