James Littleton is a happily married father of nineteen. In Healed through Cancer, Jim shares his fascinating, self-reflective, and inspirational journey with cancer from diagnosis through numerous courses of chemotherapy and an eventual stem-cell transplant. Besides the obvious difficulties, he writes of the many forms of healing that arise out of cancer and other serious adversities. Jim has allowed us to add an interview with Courage to Dare from Africa for the first part of the show. Samira is a 28-year-old Nigerian girl, who was diagnosed four years ago. Now, Samira has metastatic brain cancer. This rare opportunity to interview Samira will allow her to tell her story.
Archive for May 14th, 2012
May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month. I attended an eye-opening cancer meeting recently. The speaker said, “Indoor tanning (beds) are to your skin what cigarettes are to your lungs, only the results are much faster!” Between 1995 and 2004, the number of people diagnosed with a dangerous type of skin cancer, melanoma, increased by more than 40%! Sadly, a lot of the victims are very young because of the use of tanning beds. Punit Dhillon is co-founder, President and CEO of OncoSec Medical Inc., a biotechnology company developing its advanced-stage Oncology Medical System (OMS) ElectroOncology therapies, an innovative approach to battling solid tumor cancers including all types of skin cancer—harnessing a scientific phenomenon known as electroporation.