Instagram

Empoweradio.com |
The Cancer Warrior

Team Winter
Posted in: The Cancer Warrior on January 10, 2014
image

Mel sits down with 15-year-old, Winter Vinecki.  When Winter was 9, her dad was diagnosed with prostate cancer, he passed away 10 months later- just shy of his 40th birthday.  Wanting to honor her Dad, Winter started a non profit: Team Winter.  In six years, Winter has raised almost half a million…

More
The Angelina Effect with Lisa Alderson
Posted in: The Cancer Warrior on January 3, 2014
image

Mel sits down with Lisa Alderson of Invitae.com, to talk about "The Angelina Effect" and genetic testing.  Angelina Jolie, as you may recall, made her genetic testing for the BRCA 1&2 gene and double mastectomy very public.  Invitae is on the forefront of genetic testing for hereditary breast…

More
Simple Steps, Real Change, with Cheryl Maloney
Posted in: The Cancer Warrior on December 13, 2013
image

Mel sits down with Cheryl Maloney, a member of the Empoweradio family to talk about her magazine Simple Steps, Real Change, a magazine that focuses on positivity.  Cheryl and her husband put the magazine together and it is a labor of love, which means they need your help.  Cheryl has set up an

More
Cool Kids Campaign with Sharon Paul Perfetti
Posted in: The Cancer Warrior on December 6, 2013
image

Mel sits down with her friend Sharon Paul Perfetti, executive director of Cool Kids Campaign, an organization that helps kids with cancer, by focusing on academic, social and emotional needs. They find tutors to help children with their school work while they are in treatment, and they send care…

More
PTSD and Helping Our Veterans with Scott Norman
Posted in: The Cancer Warrior on November 22, 2013
image

Mel sits down with USMC veteran, Scott Norman. Scott has a Chordoma, a very rare brain tumor that usually affects children.  Scott also suffers with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) related to his military service.  Scott talks about how PTSD affects his everyday life, how meeting with fellow…

More
Destigmatizing Lung Cancer with Susan Mantel
Posted in: The Cancer Warrior on November 15, 2013
image

Mel sits down with Susan Mantel, programs and marketing VP for LUNGevity.  November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month and Susan talks about the myths surrounding lung cancer, why it should be destigmatized.  If you have lungs you can get lung cancer, and it is the #1 killer of women  over heart…

More
Living Life to the Fullest!
Posted in: The Cancer Warrior on November 8, 2013
image

Mel sits down with her friend, Ann Murray Paige.  Ann is a breast cancer survivor, author and unwitting filmmaker.  Ann talks about her cancer spreading to her brain, how her speeches to researchers changed the way they do their work, and about going to game 6 of the World Series at Fenway Park. …

More
A Survivor's Spirit
Posted in: The Cancer Warrior on November 1, 2013
image

Mel sits down with Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML) survivor, Stacey Blake, who never thought cancer would enter her life, let alone take her on the spiritual and emotional journey it took her on.  Stacey chronicles this in her book, A Soft Landing. Stacey talks about the day she found out,…

More
Times Like These: A Story of Men with Breast Cancer
Posted in: The Cancer Warrior on October 18, 2013
image

Did you know that men can get breast cancer too?  Mel sits down with Bill Becker and Bob DeVito, who both have male breast cancer, which makes up 1% of breast cancer cases.  Bill and Bob are subjects of the documentary Times Like These.  They are like me, sick of pink!! When you think about…

More
Joshua Dawson - 'A New Kind of Reality Show'
Posted in: The Cancer Warrior on October 11, 2013
image

Mel sits down with friend Joshua Dawson, "The Experience Genie" to talk about his latest venture, a reality show that helps people.  We all have seen the reality shows on television today that show the worst part of humanity, now lets help the genie show us the best.  Joshua talks about his idea…

More
< 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 > >>