Learning How to Simplify Cancer With Joe Bakhmoutski - WE Have Cancer
Learning How to Simplify Cancer With Joe Bakhmoutski
Joe Bakhmoutski was diagnosed with Testicular cancer in 2016.He founded Simplify Cancer to provide support and advice to those touched by cancer. During our conversation we discussed:
- Why he created Simplify Cancer
- How he came to be diagnosed with Testicular cancer
- How people perceive various cancers and how some are deemed "embarrassing"
- What patients can do to prepare for their first oncologist appointment and the free tool he offers on his website to assist with this.
- The book he's writing to help men dealing with cancer.
Links Mentioned in the Show
Simplify Cancer - http://simplifycancer.com/
Joe's Interview With Lee Silverstein On the Simplify Cancer podcast - http://simplifycancer.com/ep055/
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About the Podcast
WE Have Cancer
Providing information, inspiration and hope to those touched by cancer.
Each year more than 12 million people will hear the devastating words "you have cancer."
In each episode of WE Have Cancer we share the stories of patients, survivors, caregivers and medical professionals as a way to provide information, inspiration and hope to those touched by cancer.
The host, Lee Silverstein, is a survivor of a rare form of pediatric kidney cancer and has been battling stage 4 colon cancer since 2011.
About your host
Lee & Linda Silverstein
In 2011, just four months after they began dating, Lee was diagnosed with Stage 2 colon cancer. A year and a half later, 17 days after their honeymoon, they learned that Lee’s cancer had spread to his liver; he was now Stage 4. Through numerous surgeries, chemotherapy infusions and assorted other treatments, Linda has been by his side. Despite cancer, Lee and Linda say unequivocally these have been the best years of their lives.
In 2015 Lee launched this podcast as a way to provide information, inspiration and hope to those affected by cancer.
Lee and Linda live in Florida with their Westie Terrier, Fergie.
The WE Have Cancer podcast is supported by The Colon Cancer Coalition - https://coloncancercoalition.org