5 Supportive Cancer Podcasts | 2018
If you were recently diagnosed or you're well into recovery, here are the most supportive cancer podcasts in 2018.
5 Supportive Cancer Podcasts for 2018
Life's full of surprises, but one thing is for sure. Cancer sucks. There is no going around that one. However, you can't give up hope and you can always find little nuggets of joy along the way. As said by Album Dumbledore from the Harry Potter series, "Happiness can be found, even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light." And that's exactly why we've compiled the best cancer podcasts of 2018.
Whether you're in recovery or you were just recently diagnosed, these great cancer podcasts are here to help you feel knowledgeable and supported by a community.
And while we love these podcasts for what they are, you should know that they should not be relied on as medical advice.
1. Frankly Speaking About Cancer with the Cancer Support Community
For an all-around cancer podcast, you need to listen to Frankly Speaking About Cancer. Hosted by Kim Thibodeaux, CEO of the Cancer Support Community, this podcast aims to help people with cancer as well as their loved ones. Thibodeaux brings on a variety of guests to inform and guide her listeners through it all. This podcast is a must listen for everyone who has been affected by cancer, no matter how far along they are in their journey.
2. Thanks Cancer
Thanks Cancer is the real deal when it comes to what happens during cancer treatment. Honest and full of wit, hosts Mimi Hall and Leanna House share their tips and experiences with cancer treatment in hopes of becoming a resource for their listeners. If you're looking for authentic support without all of the cheese, then this podcast is definitely for you.
3. You, Me and the Big C: Putting the Can in Cancer
Created by BBC Radio, You, Me and the Big C: Putting the Can in Cancer is a great podcast for individuals who are coping with a cancer diagnosis. Hosted by Rachael Bland, Deborah James, and Lauren Mahon, are unafraid to discuss difficult topics like death and their own personal stories to provide information for their listeners.
4. CURE Talks Cancer
If you want to know all the nitty-gritty details directly from cancer patients, survivors, caregivers, and professionals, then you'll want to tune into CURE Talks Cancer. Created by CURE Magazine, this podcast truly informs their listeners so that they can make better decisions for their health.
5. Cancer Mom
You need to check out Cancer Mom if you are a mother with a child who has cancer. Hosted by Noor Shamim, a mother of a four year old who has brain cancer, this podcast connects with the loved ones of cancer patients like no other. It's refreshingly honest, raw, and informative. This podcast will make you laugh, ugly cry, and most importantly, it will make you feel supported when you're staying strong for your little warrior.