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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 

Presenters

  • Producer / Presenter: Helen King

    A born-and-bred Westie, Helen spends her free time exploring local tracks with her dogs, Lenny and Koki. 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 runs a podcast production company HK Productions.

The C Word

Sunday, 25 September, 2022

How to Get Over a Cancer Diagnosis

In her first episode after taking a break, Helen shares the insights into cancer recovery and healing she’s learned over the last few months. After hitting a brick wall, she found she needed time out from making the podcast and cancer content. When she created space, she discovered she still had a lot of healing to do to let go of the sense of loss and trauma her cancer diagnosis created.

Presenters

  • Producer / Presenter: Helen King

    A born-and-bred Westie, Helen spends her free time exploring local tracks with her dogs, Lenny and Koki. 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 runs a podcast production company HK Productions.

Previous podcasts

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  • SUNDAY 22/05/2022

  • The Breast Surgeon who got Breast Cancer

    • SUNDAY 8/05/2022
    • Health

    Dr Liz O'Riordan was working as a consultant breast surgeon in 2015 when she was diagnosed with breast cancer for the first time. After decades of treating people with breast cancer, the doctor was now the patient and Liz realised how little she knew about the treatments and experience for breast cancer. Three years later cancer returned on her chest wall. She had both breasts removed which meant she couldn't move her left shoulder and was forced to retire.

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