Believe Big Podcast

Believe Big Podcast

Believe Big Radio is a weekly podcast developed to help you find answers about integrative cancer treatments and prevention. Ivelisse Page is the Executive Director and Co-Founder of Believe Big which helps cancer patients face, fight, and overcome cancer. Diagnosed with stage IV colon cancer she overcame the odds without the use of chemotherapy and remains cancer-free today. Since 2011, she’s helped thousands of patients move through the overwhelming process of cancer by bridging the gap between conventional and complementary medicine. Believe Big not only helps patients survive but thrive. Not just physically, but emotionally and spiritually as well. Join Ivelisse as she takes a deep dive into your healing with health experts, integrative oncology practitioners, best-selling authors, biblical faith leaders, and cancer thrivers from around the globe. For more information about Believe Big and its programs please visit


March 28, 2023 28 min

In the information age, we are bombarded by traditional methods of healing that often fall short of supporting our needs. To thrive, we must get back to how our bodies heal themselves naturally through a combination of therapies including (but not limited to) light, vibration, PEMF (Pulsed Electromagnetic Field) therapy, manual therapy, and exercise.

Today’s podcast features Chris Hodel, my friend and an integrative practi...

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Men are often "tough" customers when it comes to new options in the world of health and wellness.  That's a trend that was not lost on Robin Daly when he began digging into the world of integrative and complementary medicine for his daughter. It's a trend he wants to change.

Men NEED options for their health as much as women, but they are often left out or overlooked, making it difficult for them to do ...

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Hormones, we all have them.  

  • Testosterone
  • Progesterone
  • Estrogen
  • Melatonin
  • Cortisol
  • Oxytocin

They act as our bodies chemical messengers, sending signals into our bloodstream and tissues for functions such as our metabolism, sleep cycles, mood, reproduction and more.

And depending on our stress levels, our hormones can get out of balance effecting our overall health.

Join me today as Dr. Halie Schoff returns to o...

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We all need a good night sleep every night and a solid circadian rhythm.  But how do we optimize our sleep, especially if one happens to be a cancer patient?

Sleep disturbances for a cancer patient (and even the average person sometimes) can be numerous, including:

  • racing thoughts
  • emotional trauma
  • anxiety, maybe even depression
  • side-effects of medication
  • physical stress
  • even bad technology habits and EMF waves

Join me to...

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NED (no evidence of disease), it's what every cancer patient longs to hear.  It's exactly what Tania Atkin has heard after being diagnosed with multiple myeloma in February 2022.

Multiple myeloma is a type of cancer that forms in the plasma cells.  It affects the white blood cells and the body's immune system.  It can be a devastating diagnosis, especially for a professional athlete, but Tania's approac...

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It's been 10 years since Alison Gannett was diagnosed with "terminal" brain cancer and given approximately six months to live. 

How has she managed to beat the odds?

Cancer is not a "generalized" disease to be treated like you're on a conveyor belt.  It's an "individualized" condition, and Alison credits cancer for waking her up to the root causes of disease that were ...

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A cancer diagnosis is frightening.  A terminal diagnosis can be absolutely paralyzing.  But when  Jane McLelland was diagnosed with a second aggressive cancer in 1999, classified as terminal, she did not freeze.  Instead she dove headfirst into medical research because she knew she had nothing to lose.

Fast forward to 2021 and find out how Jane is trying to turn the world of oncology on its ear.  She's not only overco...

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Today's episode is about the personal experience of getting and removing breast implants from my friend, Kathryn Gordon.

Kathryn shares openly and honestly about her decision to get breast implants, how it impacted her health, how it impacted her marriage and her decision to have them removed.  She also discusses her challenges finding answers for the health issues she was facing due to her implants.


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We all travel, some of us more than others, and travel can be laced with all sorts of stressors and air-borne illness potential.   

As a frequent traveler, I have learned a lot about how to travel and stay healthy in the process.  I've found products that lend themselves to helping me keep my immune system functioning at it's best and this always leads to a more enjoyable trip!

In this episode, I talk ab...

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  • How often do you consider the produce you purchase to eat? 
  • How often do you consider the quality of the soil it's grown in?
  • Have you ever thought about the nutritional value of your choices or do you just assume you're getting adequate nutrition from ANY produce you purchase?  

Today on the podcast I welcome two guests who will enlighten you and challenge any thoughts you may have about the nutritional value of the...

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Is it possible to LIVE with cancer?  The answer is YES! 

Today's podcast guest is Jenny Bradley, and she has been living and thriving with cancer for quite a number of years.  Proving that cancer does not have to be a "life sentence".  She's living her best life giving back to other cancer patients and proving that life does go on even after a diagnosis.

In her own words:  "I’ve been livi...

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This is the second of two episodes with my dear friend, Susie Larson. 

Today, Susie talks about her own personal health challenges.  She openly shares the mental battle she has waged with the enemy and points to the raw moments in that battle that almost broke her spirit.  Susie also shares the miracle of prayers from complete strangers and friends including  Mercy Prayers from her friend, Melissa Coleman. 


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Today we kick off 2023 with my dear friend, Susie Larson!

Join me in this part one of two episodes as Susie talks about her book, Fully Alive.  Susie points out that in order for a person to heal physically, a person must also heal spiritually and emotionally.  Everything about our health is connected and for true health to be achieved, all aspects of the person must be addressed. 

She also shares some of her per...

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Today, I am chatting with  Believe Big's Lead Patient Advocate, Patty Buddemeyer.  Patty has been a part of the Believe Big family since the beginning and she has worked with hundreds of patients who reach out in search of information and answers along their cancer journeys.

Join me as Patty and I cover a lot of territory for patients and caregivers, alike.  We will talk about the importance of being your own "he...

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A cancering journey can be a tough road.  Conventional treatments like chemotherapy and radiation can take a toll on a patient mentally, emotionally and physically.  But, there are some things that can be done to help alleviate some of the side-effects and even enhance the treatments!

Join me today as I speak with Jen Nolan, owner and lead oncology nutrition consultant with Remission Nutrition.  Jen has a lot of fascinatin...

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December 13, 2022 30 min

Would you like to begin the new year with a vision that's clear and focused?  Believe it or not, there is power in a single word.

Following the simple and powerful concept outlined in the book, One Word That Will Change Your Life, you can ditch the new year's resolution list and narrow your intentions with one word for the whole year that can drive success in your life.

Join me today as I interview Jimmy...

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Stress affects us all, especially this time of year!  Stress affects our immune system and is linked to so many negative responses within our bodies.  Even if you are not sick and already fighting an illness or disease, cortisol (the stress hormone) needs to be reduced in all of us. 

What can we do for our bodies to help reduce our stress load?

Have you ever heard of Tapping?  It's an emotional freedom techn...

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Breast cancer is currently the most common cancer globally and is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in women of the U.S.  Stephanie Fletcher was one of those statistics in 2020 at the age of 40. 

Now N.E.D., Coach Steph has transformed her health coaching efforts by incorporating  the experience of her cancer journey so she can help others navigate their cancer paths.  She shares many things she learned along the way inc...

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Dr. Derek Guillory of  Root Causes Medicine in San Antonio returns to our Believe Big podcast today to talk about Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT).

Find out:

  • what is hyperbaric oxygen therapy?
  • what issues is it used for?
  • can cancer thrive in a highly oxygenated environment?
  • how can a patient get the maximized benefit of HBOT?
  • are there risks to HBOT?
  • and much more!

Connect with Dr. Guillory at Root Causes Medicine:

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Herbal medicine is the study of pharmacognosy and the use of medicinal plants, which are a basis of traditional medicine.  There's quite a long history regarding herbal medicine with written records dating back more than 5,000 years!

Today I am joined by Dr. Janet Maendel, a functional medicine practitioner, manual osteopathic therapist and an internationally registered herbalist.  Dr. Janet covers a lot of herbal med...

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