Campfires of Hope

Campfires Of Hope: Living Life Beyond Cancer aims to empower the adult cancer community through storytelling and education. Epic Experience is a Colorado-based nonprofit that is passionate about ensuring no one goes through a cancer journey alone. Ou ...more

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July 05, 2022 00:04:31
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How to Cancer: What Scans to Expect When Diagnosed with Cancer

On this episode of How to Cancer, Matt Stinson, a Radiation Oncology Physicians Assistant at the Calaway Young Cancer Center, talks about possible scans to expect with cancer.  Matt discusses 5 common imaging modalities, what they are, and what they’re used for.   ...

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June 08, 2022 00:05:54
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How to Cancer: How to Celebrate Cancer Milestones

Part of living beyond cancer is finding time to appreciate the positive moments along the journey. On this episode of Campfires of Hope: How to Cancer, survivor Brad Glassel discusses “Cancerversaries” and shares ideas for how to celebrate cancer milestones. ...

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May 04, 2022 00:05:28
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How to Cancer: How to Get Involved with Cancer Patient Research

On this episode of Campfires of Hope: How to Cancer, Sabine Schwab discusses how you, as a cancer survivor, can help others by being involved in patient research. Sabine is a brain cancer survivor, patient advocate, and member of the Epic Experience Board of Directors. She discusses how participation in surveys, clinical trials, and quality-of-life studies provides valuable feedback for researchers to improve treatment, medicine, and care options for patients in the future. ...

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April 11, 2022 00:05:47
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How to Cancer: How To Be Your Own Advocate When Diagnosed With Cancer

On this episode of Campfires of Hope: How to Cancer, leukemia and bone marrow transplant survivor Vanessa Hood discusses how to be your own advocate when diagnosed with cancer.  Vanessa details the 4 C’s that she lives by: confidence, communication, community, and continual education.  When meeting with doctors, she recommends taking notes and recording conversations to review and process information later.  Being diagnosed with cancer is a new and overwhelming experience, so having the capacity to educate, communicate, and advocate for yourself is tremendously helpful. ...

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March 31, 2022 00:03:13
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How to Cancer: What to Wear to Cancer Treatment

On this episode of Campfires of Hope: How to Cancer, survivor Carly Weingart gives helpful tips on what to wear to cancer treatment. She discusses the importance of wearing clothes that are warm, comfortable, and accessible. Tune in to hear all of Carly's suggestions for clothing and accessories when preparing for treatment. ...

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March 14, 2022 00:45:23
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Caregiving For Your Partner

 On this episode of Campfires of Hope: Living Beyond Cancer, we welcome Dan Crail and Scott Hood, both caregivers to their wives who are cancer thrivers. During this episode, Dan and Scott share their successes, struggles, and lessons learned while caring for their wives during diagnosis, treatment, and beyond. ...

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