Foundation 96 - A Support Network for People Living with Cancer

December 8, 2021
Hosted by Michelle Beck

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Foundation 96 & The Importance of a Multi-Disciplinary Support Network for Those in and After Cancer Treatment. Karen Anderson, an Accredited Exercise Physiologist and Cancer Exercise Specialist, will discuss the things she has learned in her years of treating patients during and after cancer treatment. It often happens that when an individual finished cancer treatment, is when they feel the most lost. Who will help them with all of the side effects? What is the best treatment(s) for your physical and emotional health and physical well being? Karen has created a worldwide organization whose mission it is to provide an innovative online integrated and evidence-based supportive care community for people transitioning from cancer treatment to everyday life. Foundation 96 provides an online evidence based supportive cancer community for people transitioning from cancer treatment to everyday life. Our health consultants help to improve the quality of life for people who are experiencing symptoms and side effects from cancer and its treatment(s). Health consultants send referrals to the business listed on service directory. The service directory has over 700 health and wellness professionals and service providers in 15 countries offering cancer support. Join us to hear all about it!

Breast Friends Cancer Support Network

Wednesday at 9 AM Pacific Time on VoiceAmerica Health and Wellness Channel

Breast Friends helps women and families deal with the emotional upheaval of cancer. Breast Friends Cancer Support Network is here to remind those dealing with a diagnosis of cancer that they are not alone. We get it. Our show focuses on education, inspiration and hope, by offering useful information to survivors, thrivers, friends and family. While interviewing a variety of guest speakers, including doctors, nutritionists, sex therapists, counselors, comedians and entrepreneurs to name a few, host Michelle Beck asks pertinet questions, highlighting unique perspectives and providing helpful information every week. Breast Friends Cancer Support Network can be heard live every Wednesday at 9 AM Pacific Time on the VoiceAmerica Health and Wellness Channel.

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Michelle Beck

Michelle is a 2-time, 9-year survivor of breast cancer. In 2017, she began volunteering at Breast Friends of Oregon, and in the process found support, encouragement and a tribe of women who understood exactly what it is like to hear the words “you have cancer.” This changed her life forever.

Michelle’s early career was spent as a paralegal and then as a C-Level Executive Assistant for entrepreneurs and start-ups. Organization and details are her jam; everything has its place and “rules” are to be followed. But, after becoming a stay-at-home parent and two breast cancer battles, all her rules went out the window!

Her second cancer journey led Michelle to a new career path at Breast Friends. In early 2019, she was hired as the Patient Programs Assistant where she made herself indispensable. She is now embracing the opportunity to host the Breast Friends Cancer Support Network.

Michelle is a fierce breast cancer advocate. She is working on a book to tell her story and loves to speak to audiences about how to move forward in the face of life’s trials. Her blog, “I Never Liked Pink” allows her the platform to, as she says, “overshare” the things she’s discovered on life’s journey. The good, the bad and the “What the F??” Michelle enjoys exploring with her husband Nate, son Jackson and 2 dogs in their travel trailer She loves reading books, watching movies and is obsessed with true crime and paranormal podcasts.

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