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The C Word

WTF does young cancer survivorship mean? If you got cancer and all you got was a darker sense of humor and PTSD join host, Helen King, and regular guests, for raw and at times inappropriate conversations about life after a cancer diagnosis.

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Theme Music: 'Happy Days' Scott Holmes 


  • Producer / Presenter: Helen King

    A born-and-bred Westie, Helen is a keen bike rider and mental wellbeing advocate, and is the founding member of Nutters Ride Together. A survivor of breast cancer, she is exploring ways of expanding the conversation around cancer and the impact it has on people’s lives. A journalist by training, Helen spent time as a radio producer at Radio Live and currently works in community engagement.

The C Word

Sunday, 15 May, 2022

The C Word

Helen King and guests share their experience of cancer and its impact on their lives

Previous podcasts

  • SUNDAY 8/05/2022

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  • SUNDAY 24/04/2022

  • SUNDAY 17/04/2022

  • Jessica Licata: Cancer, Covid, and Children

    • SUNDAY 3/04/2022
    • Health

    Cancer, Covid, and children are three C’s you never hope to experience at the same time. In this episode, Jessica Licata shares her experience of having a beautiful baby and being diagnosed with Stage 4 Hodgkin’s Lymphoma during the pandemic. Accessing healthcare as Covid ripped through Chicago was challenging, Jessica shares the lengths she went to in order to get a diagnosis. And why it’s important to learn how to advocate for yourself.

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