The Cancer Crisis in Appalachia

This podcast features authors of the book The Cancer Crisis in Appalachia. Each episode dives deeper into the authors’ story about their experiences with cancer.

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Episodes

Wednesday Aug 05, 2020

In the tenth episode of The Cancer Crisis in Appalachia, Rachel Collins joins to discuss her personal experiences growing up in Manchester, KY. Despite a national newspaper's assertion that Manchester is "the hardest place to live in the United States," Manchester still holds the key to Rachel's heart.

Wednesday Jul 29, 2020

In the ninth episode of The Cancer Crisis in Appalachia, Katelyn Nigro joins to discuss the personal impact that cancer has had on her family and her eye opening experience with the ACTION Program.

Wednesday Jul 22, 2020

In the eighth episode of The Cancer Crisis in Appalachia, Carrigan Wasilchenko joins to discuss her family's experience with cancer, a common experience for many in her hometown of Stanton, Kentucky.

Thursday Jul 16, 2020

In the seventh episode of The Cancer Crisis in Appalachia, Ethan Tiller joins to discuss his upbringing in Grayson, Kentucky and his aspirations to impact the lives of cancer patients in a positive way.

Wednesday Jul 08, 2020

In the sixth episode of The Cancer Crisis in Appalachia, Susanna Goggans joins to discuss the history of cancer on her mother's side of the family, and the resulting motivation to join the ACTION Program.

Wednesday Jul 01, 2020

In the fifth episode of The Cancer Crisis in Appalachia, Zach Hall joins to discuss his family's experience with colon cancer growing up and why he wants to fight cancer head on as a member of the medical community.

Wednesday Jun 24, 2020

In the fourth episode of The Cancer Crisis in Appalachia, Kaley Collett joins to discuss her growing up in Leslie County and her experiences now as a third year Pre-Medicine Biology major at the University of Kentucky and member of the ACTION Program.

Wednesday Jun 17, 2020

In the third episode of The Cancer Crisis in Appalachia, Andrew Davison of Rowan County joins to discuss cancer's prevalence throughout his family growing up.

Wednesday Jun 10, 2020

In the second episode of The Cancer Crisis in Appalachia, Nolan Marcum of Carter County joins to discuss his family's ties to cancer and the responsibility that brought on him at an early age.

Wednesday Jun 03, 2020

In the first episode of The Cancer Crisis in Appalachia, Kinley Lewis joins to discuss her experience as the friend, daughter, and granddaughter of cancer survivors in Elliott County, Kentucky.

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