Andrew & Esther Schorr Advocate for Raising Patient and Care Partner Voices

Andrew & Esther Schorr Advocate for Raising Patient and Care Partner Voices

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Executive Director and Your Guide Through Cancer Podcast Host Mindy Griffin’s guests are Patient Power Co-Founders, Andrew and Esther Schorr.  Their mission is to raise “patient and care partner voices” to help them more actively participate and drive their own healthcare decisions  They talk about how they are working on patient community development, relationship-building with medical experts, centers of excellence, pharma and advocacy groups.

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How Escape to THRIVE Leadership Conference Boosted Cancer Advocacy

How Escape to THRIVE Leadership Conference Boosted Cancer Advocacy

Andrea Ivory, Mindy Griffith & Betsy Glosik

Andrea Ivory, Mindy Griffith & Betsy Glosik

This month, Bag It Cancer Executive Director Mindy Griffith talks with Andrea Ivory and Betsy Glosik–Escape to THRIVE Leadership Conference alumni–about how the conference impacted their cancer advocacy and why THRIVE is so unique and beneficial to cancer advocates.

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Victoria Cramer, 3-time Cancer Survivor Shares Life Hacks & Secrets to Surviving Cancer

Victoria Cramer, 3-time Cancer Survivor Shares Life Hacks & Secrets to Surviving Cancer

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On this episode of Your Guide Through Cancer Podcast, Executive Director, Mindy Griffin speaks with Victoria Cramer, a three-time cancer survivor and an author, motivational speaker, happiness coach, and recovering global leader in the hotel industry. They explore some of the life hacks she discovered as she was surviving cancer. Victoria is a people champion and spends much of her time greening up the human spirit and mentoring the human race on how to find happiness in spite of the epic stuff thrown at us each day. 

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Cancer advocacy, storytelling, and survivorship with Dr. Veronika Panagiotou

Cancer advocacy, storytelling, and survivorship with Dr. Veronika Panagiotou

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In this episode of Bag It’s podcast, Your Guide Through Cancer, host and Executive Director, Mindy Griffith chats with Dr. Veronika Panagiotou, who currently serves as the advocacy and program manager at the National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship.  She was diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma a few days after celebrating her 25th birthday. Eight years later, she uses her cancer diagnosis and the knowledge she has gained through the process to empower other cancer survivors to tell their stories and support their advocacy.

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Lifestyle Recommendations To Reduce Risk Or Recurrence of Cancer

Lifestyle Recommendations To Reduce Risk Or Recurrence of Cancer

Dr. Sheena Patel Swanner

Did you know that 42% of cancers are potentially preventable? In this episode of Bag It’s podcast, Your Guide Through Cancer, host and Executive Director, Mindy Griffith chats with AICR’s Director of Nutrition Programs Sheena Patel Swanner.  She provides simple lifestyle recommendations you can start today to help reduce your risk of cancer or a recurrence. Learn more and Take the Healthy 10 challenge today!

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Sheila McGlown: Cancer Advocate for The Black Community

Sheila McGlown: Cancer Advocate for The Black Community

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Your Guide Through Cancer podcast host, Bag It Executive Director, Mindy Griffith interviews Stage 4 Cancer Survivor and Advocate Sheila McGlown. A wonderful example of what Bag It can do for you or your loved ones during this trying and worrying time. Join Mindy for this uplifting story.

Sheila uses her voice to raise awareness about the racial disparities faced by black women throughout their breast cancer journey. Receiving a breast cancer diagnosis is devastating for anyone, and Sheila passionately believes that racial disparities should not have an impact on the standard of treatment that black women receive.

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