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My Interview on the Plant Yourself Podcast

Honored to be interviewed by Howard Jacobson, PhD.

PYP 155: Jamie Gannon on Brain Cancer, Golden Tickets, and Silver Linings

By |June 29th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on My Interview on the Plant Yourself Podcast

Plumbing the depths

Once my hair started falling out from the radiation I drove to CVS and bought a pair of clippers; shaved my head right before Acting class. My default wardrobe during treatment was usually: shaved head, goatee, black leather barn jacket, dangling rosary beads my mother had blessed at Lourdes, and Doc Martens. I didn’t […]

By |June 13th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Plumbing the depths

“I Lived through Cancer and It Still Sucks” by Deanna Pai

http://www.cosmopolitan.com/health-fitness/a43387/surviving-cancer-still-sucks/?src=spr_TWITTER&spr_id=1440_209887234

As Beauty Editor for Cosmopolitan, Deanna Pai, is higher profile than the average cancer survivor; so maybe people will click on her story and linger longer than the normal 3 seconds. Everything she mentions about life after treatment ends is obvious to other survivors, but the rest of the world is apparently in the […]

By |July 29th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on “I Lived through Cancer and It Still Sucks” by Deanna Pai

My interview with Dr. Glenn Livingston

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Paleo vs. Vegan? What if you’ve just finished chemo???

Dr. Mark Hyman explains very succinctly how the Vegan diet and the Paleo diet are not that far off. Ok, Paleos are “allowed” to eat meat, but they are pretty strict about it being grass-fed, local-sourced, NOT factory-farmed (fed GMO soy and corn, shot up with growth hormones, etc). Realize that chemo destroys rapidly-dividing […]

By |March 2nd, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Paleo vs. Vegan? What if you’ve just finished chemo???

Chemo-brain is real! (but more complicated than you may think)

Check out this study done by Dr. Jeffrey Wefel at MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX.

In 2004 he created the first legitimate study of the effects of chemotherapy on neuro-cognitive deficits. One group was a control group who didn’t receive any chemo or radiation, the other group did. Both groups were evaluated before, during, […]

By |July 8th, 2014|Cognitive deficit studies due to chemo, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Chemo-brain is real! (but more complicated than you may think)