"I'm drowning in information but starving for knowledge." We hear this often at SURVIVEiT®. That's why we created the "Fearless Fridays" video series. Our goal is to inform and empower you to face your disease with less fear.
With the help of survivors, caregivers, and medical experts, Fearless Fridays brings you relevant information and actionable resources. Want to learn about something you don't see here? Tell us about it at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Stay strong, and LiVE FEARLESS!
Published: Friday, May. 31st
We're wrapping up National Cancer Research Month! Though it hasn't lead to a targeted therapy option for her, Peggy shares how cancer research has impacted her therapy options and her outlook on the cancer journey.
Published: Friday, May. 17th
After being diagnosed with testicular cancer, Jonny has determined this one thing is the most important to him.
Published: Friday, Apr. 26th
Ashley was diagnosed with a sarcoma in her leg four years ago. Today, she's giving an honest answer to what she knows now.
Published: Friday, Apr. 12th
After battling lung cancer for nearly 3 years, Peggy shares "what she knows now." What a beautiful example of living fearless and an inspiration!
Published: Friday, Apr. 5th
We're kicking off a miniseries within our Fearless Fridays called, "What I Know Now." We'll be hearing from patients with active disease, survivors and caregivers as they reflect on what they learned from facing cancer.
Care to share yours? Email us at email@example.com and we can chat about it.
Published: Friday, Mar. 15th
Microsatellite Instability (MSI) and Tumor Mutational Burden (TMB)
What do these mean for your cancer care strategy? It's important!
Published: Friday, Mar. 8th
We believe there is profound comfort, peace, love and purpose found in our heavenly Father - even (and especially) in the midst of trials and suffering. Give us a like if you agree!
One of our Faith Leadership Council Members, George Spurlock, introduces us to some of our faith-based resources currently available - including the SURVIVEiT® - Prayer Wall!
Published: Friday, Feb. 22nd
All a clinical trial is is another treatment option. It's not a "last-ditch effort." One way to make sure you know ALL of your options before selecting, is to use a service that looks up all open trials - and match them to your unique cancer and condition.
Check out Massive Bio to see if there's a trial you should consider.
Published: Friday, Feb. 15th
Cancer care varies drastically from center to center, and doctor to doctor. You need to find the BEST physician to treat your unique cancer. Dr. Reddy gives us some things to think about in selecting that doc, and it goes beyond bedside manner.
Maybe you LOVE your hometown doc, but want to make sure you're getting the best treatment. Get a remote second opinion! They can collaborate.
Published: Friday, Feb. 1st
Where is it? What am I going to do about it?
In Part 2 of this series, Dr. Reddy explains what these two questions really mean and how you, and your medical team, can find the answers.
Can you answer these?
Published: Thursday, Jan. 24th
The role of a "remote tumor board" and how it can drastically affect your cancer journey.
Have you used one? We'd love to hear about your experience.
You can access Massive Bio's remote tumor board service here!
Published: Friday, Jan. 18th
In Part 1 of this series, Dr. Reddy talks about the three main things every cancer patient should know about their cancer. Can you answer this question?
Published: Tuesday, Nov. 20th
What is SURVIVEiT doing to help those facing cancer and how do your donations help?
Published: Friday, Sep. 28th
For those who have had radiation as part of their treatment strategy, you know how painful it is to wait for scans. We talk to Dr. Chad Rusthoven about why the wait seems to be so long.
Published: Friday, Sep. 14th
It's no secret that our medical oncologists are the most important member of our medical team as we try to control our cancer. But how do we know if we have a good one or if we need to find a more qualified one?
Please reach out to us at firstname.lastname@example.org if we can help you or your loved one in any way.
Published: Friday, Sep. 7th
This episode of Fearless Friday, we talk about the risk/benefits and how to discuss YOUR goals (as the patient) when deciding if/how much radiation is appropriate to treat your cancer.
Published: Friday, Aug. 24th
Dr. Chad Rusthoven, radiation oncologist, is back to discuss how treatments are selected for different types and stages of cancer.
Published: Friday, Aug. 17th
Part 1 of our series with Dr. Chad Rusthoven, a radiation oncologist at University of Colorado Cancer Center. Today he explains the differences between radiation and why they're suggested for different types and stages of cancer.
Published: Friday, Aug. 3rd
Fearless Friday: A Term All Cancer Patients Should Know: "Compassionate Use"
Part II with Dr. Fred Ashbury
Published: Friday, Jul. 27th
"One size does not fit all."
Part 1 of our discussion with Dr. Fred Ashbury. We talk about precision medicine and make the case for full panels.
Published: Monday, Jun. 25th
Fearless Friday: Two Ways to Treat Cancer and Why You Need to Pay Attention
Published: Friday, Jun. 1st
Fearless Friday: There's a (big) difference between cancer centers
Published: Wednesday, May. 23rd
This week, Dr. Julia Elvin of Foundation Medicine is back to discuss how we can approach cancer recurrence. Hint: It's not all that different from playing chess.
Published: Friday, Apr. 27th
Fearless Friday: The KEY to understanding you cancer diagnosis as well as which treatment option is BEST for your specific cancer.
Published: Friday, Apr. 20th
Visit www.surviveit.org to view our actionable resources for those facing cancer.
Published: Friday, Apr. 6th
SURVIVEiT is a cancer support, resources, and community organization. With SURVIVEiT no one will have to face cancer alone.
Published: Tuesday, Mar. 27th
Fearless Friday: Precision Medicine 101, the patient role, and an important update on the CMS announcement regarding Foundation Medicine's CDx test!
Published: Thursday, Mar. 15th
Hear how our Founder and CEO, Matt Ellefson, approaches metastatic cancer, his strategy, and his recommendations for you or your loved one.
Published: Friday, Mar. 9th
Fearless Friday: Testing your home for this could prevent you and your family from a cancer diagnosis.
Published: Friday, Feb. 16th
This week, we're talking to the person every patient and care team should seek out at their treatment center. Hear about what oncology social workers do to make your life easier and top resources they recommend!
Published: Friday, Jan. 12th
This week, Matt talks about how setting up a Google Alert changed his life and treatment plan, the importance of staying on top of news regarding your specific kind of cancer, and how SURVIVEiT helps.
Published: Friday, Jan. 5th
This week, Matt talks about a common assumption cancer patients make and specifically what to do to avoid it
Published: Friday, Dec. 22nd
URGENT NEWS: Medicare is considering covering next generation genomic sequencing tests (*which we believe is CRUCIAL to surviving cancer*) such as the one Foundation One offers.
Published: Friday, Dec. 15th
This week, Matt speak's with Savor Health's Anthony Wind about the impact fitness can have on your quality of life while undergoing treatments and after.
Published: Friday, Dec. 8th
This week, Matt references our resource - "10 Ways to Help a Friend with Cancer" - available for those who know someone with a cancer diagnosis. What to say? How to act? It's tough for everyone involved - we get it.
Please let us know if we can support you or your loved ones in any way. Email us at email@example.com.
Published: Friday, Nov. 17th
The Top 7 mistakes most cancer patients make.
Published: Friday, Nov. 10th
This week, Matt dives deeper into our most popular resource - 21 Questions to Ask Your Oncologist! You don't need to get it all, but you do need to get the answers.
Published: Friday, Oct. 27th
Fearless Friday: Pain Management
Published: Friday, Oct. 20th
Savor Health designs individually personalized nutrition solutions to meet the unique needs of cancer patients at every step along their journey. Matt talks with Savor Health Founder and CEO, Susan Bratton, about why personalized nutrition for cancer patients is so important and how you can access it remotely.
Published: Friday, Oct. 13th
Fearless Friday: The mental and emotional journey of cancer
Published: Friday, Oct. 6th
Fearless Friday - 10.6.17