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One Lung Diary with Amanda Kouri

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One Lung Diary with Amanda Kouri

Mel sits down with lung cancer survivor Amanda Kouri. She had her right lung removed due to a carcinoid tumor at the young age of 24! Now cancer free, Amanda tirelessly advocates for lung cancer survivors and caregivers. She shares her story on her blog onelungdiary.wordpress.

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Amanda Kouri, a Cancer survivor living in NYC with one left lung. In 2014 her right lung was removed due to a Carcinoid tumor. Amanda works in a talent agency every day, and in her free time she speaks at various events to raise awareness, raise funding for research, empower patients to be their own advocates, and inspire those to live a long and “new normal” life after a Cancer diagnosis.

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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 www.Thecancerwarrior.blogspot.com has been named one of the top ten breast cancer blogs by blogs.com.  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.