Posts Tagged ‘npr’

Fresh Air with Terry Gross

Listen to my interview today on NPR’s Fresh Air with Terry Gross: live or on the podcast archives. Also, read my weekend post about about what it feels like to so often be called ’strong’. Read the original: Fresh Air with Terry Gross Please check out Kairol’s book “Everything...
September 8th, 2009 | Everything Changes | Read More

Kairol’s Essay On Public Radio

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Listen this week to me on the radio talking about how cancer, and my lack of health insurance, made me into an excellent liar. You can hear it this week online too by visiting the home page for The State We Are In and clicking on “This Week’s Show” next to my picture. Mine is the...
June 14th, 2009 | Everything Changes | Read More

Telling Your Kid You Have Cancer

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I have yet to figure out how Wendy S. Harpham, MD, FACP manages her life as a doctor, cancer patient, author, and mom of three kids. She’s a super warm, kind person too. In the parenting section of my book Everything Changes, I recommend her award-winning book When a Parent has Cancer: A Guide to...
June 14th, 2009 | Everything Changes | Read More

Widening Your Cozy Cancer Community?

Being a freak in the dating world, wondering how long our futures will last, wresting with fertility, interrupting our work lives, our school lives.  Young adult cancer patients aren’t the only ones who get to lay claim to this nasty package of dilemmas. I get incredible emails from patients who have...
June 11th, 2009 | Everything Changes | Read More

The Perfect Young Adult Cancer Program

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I’ve searched the far corners of the young adult cancer world. If pressed to crown a queen, I’d place the tiara firmly on Heidi Adam’s head.  She’s the founding director of Planet Cancer.  When Heidi speaks, people should listen.  So listen up to what she wrote today: “Yesterday I...
June 9th, 2009 | Everything Changes | Read More

Talking About Sex and Cancer

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One of the greatest parts of writing my book, Everything Changes: The Insider’s Guide to Cancer in Your 20s and 30s, was having complete strangers talk to me about the intimate details of their sex life. Here’s Mary Ann, from Chapter 9 ‘It Girl’: “From my head to toes, I have been affected...
June 8th, 2009 | Everything Changes | Read More

Review: My Cancer

My Cancer is a blog on the NPR (National Public Radio) website. NPR is an internationally acclaimed producer and distributor of noncommercial news, talk, and entertainment programming.
July 26th, 2008 | Cancer Support, Cancer Websites | Read More