Handle with CARE: Cancer & Beyond

Handle with CARE: Cancer & Beyond

Handle with CARE: Cancer & Beyond is a podcast that gives both women AND men a place to come and keep it REAL about their Cancer experience. Stage III Breast Cancer Survivor and Co-Founder of the CARE Project, Inc., Carrie Madrid, will be hosting this one of a kind show along with Chris Donovan from This Is Funner, to help you connect with others who have been there, done that and may offer you a fresh perspective.


January 18, 2023 31 mins
Chris and Carrie are joined by Mr. Kevin Crowe, Founder of Give A Mile. Imagine your loved one is nearing the end of life and you cannot afford a flight to see them for one last visit. Listen to hear how Kevin’s organization can help! Have airline miles you aren’t going to use? Donate them!

Visit www.giveamile.org for more information.

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Carrie is joined by Vernen Todd, her good friend and caregiver during her 2013 sepsis crisis following reconstruction surgery. The two discuss the trauma Vern experienced as a caregiver and he weighs in on a recent episode of dating after breast cancer.

#hwcarepodcast #trauma #caregiversupport #thecareprojectinc #breastcancer
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Carrie and Lavetta Ross, special co-host, sit down with Michael & Patty Singer to discuss how Michael went from an embarrassed breast cancer patient to an empowered global advocate.

#malebreastcancer #breastnotchest #thecareprojectinc #hwcarepodcast #stageivneedsmore
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November 16, 2022 29 mins
Chris and Carrie discuss what Carrie’s role is as a Certified CareDoula®, also referred to as a Death Doula. She also shares about her first experience with a dying patient. For more info, visit www.CarrieMadrid.com.

#hwcarepodcast #deathdoula #hospice #thecareprojectinc
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Carrie, Chris and special co-host, Lavetta Ross, discuss a tough topic for many single breast cancer patients; dating. They are joined by fellow podcasters, Chris and Santana, who have NOT had cancer, to get their honest thoughts. ADULT CONTENT.

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Dr. Virgie is back to dive deeper into the details of her book aimed at educating patients on how to manage medical debt. She spells out the three step process in clear and concise language that the average person can comprehend. Pick up your own copy at crushmedicaldebt.com
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September 7, 2022 44 mins
Carrie chats with fellow Breast Cancer survivor, Merdith. The two met on TikTok and discuss Meridith’s diagnosis during the pandemic, and the power of social media.

#cancertok #breastcancer #thecareprojectinc #hwcarepodcast
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Carrie and Chris are joined by Dr. Virgie Bright Ellington, an Internal Medicine physician, medical billing expert and two-time cancer survivor. She has written a book called, Crush Medical Debt which you can find on www.crushmedicaldebt.com

#HandleWithCare #Love #DrVirgie #CareProject #CancerSucks #CrushMedicalDebt
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In this episode, you’ll hear directly from some of TCP’s Survivor Social Club members. They shared their thoughts and feelings on how TCP has supported them over the years.

#thecareprojectinc #breastcancersurvivor #metastaticbreastcancer #malebreastcancer #hwcarepodcast #thisisfunner
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This episode was recorded live on Tik Tok and is the second half of a previous episode featuring Michelle’s story. This is a great conversation, despite some technical difficulties.

#Therapy #Love #Cancer #MentalHealth
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In this episode, Carrie speaks with Mark Brown of Dermavitality and Ultimate Vitality. Mark was the oncology nurse to Lesley Nygaard, his business partner, who is a breast cancer Thriver. Together, they created natural radiation creams, spray, lip balm and more! To learn more about these amazing and natural products, visit www.Dermavitality.com

#hwcarepodcast #radiation #oncology #naturalproducts #dermavitality
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Carrie and Chris went LIVE on Tik Tok to record this special episode with Michelle, a Metastatic Breast Cancer Badass. She shares how she found her tumors, coped with her diagnosis and managed treatments and surgery throughout the pandemic. This episode is sponsored by Cozy Earth. To get a 40% discount, visit carriemadrid.com and use promocode CE-CARRIEMADRID. Follow Michelle on Tik Tok under Michelle Talks Cancer.

#hwcarepodcast #s...
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Carrie is joined by Aileen Amador Mezza, founder of The Amador Foundation. She shares a bit about her own mental health struggles, her 5150 experiences and self-published book. Learn more by visiting www.AileenAmadorMezza.com

#hwcarepodcast #mentalhealth #everydaymentalhealth #endthestigma
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Chris and Carrie are joined by Diana Jaurigue to discuss the big changes taking place at Carrie’s nonprofit, The CARE Project, Inc. Like many small businesses and nonprofits, the pandemic has taken a financial toll on operations. Closing? Pivoting? Restructuring? Hear the news directly from Carrie and Diana who run the daily operations.

#thecareprojectinc #hwcarepodcast #supportnonprofits #breastcancersurvivor
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Carrie is joined by Karen Garrett, another friend from Tik Tok, who shares a bit of her experience going from a Stage III breast cancer diagnosis at age 40 to now living with metastasis to her liver, spine, pelvis and lungs. You can follow her on Tik Tok under SelfKaren78

#metastaticbreastcancer #stageIVneedsmore #breastcancer #hwcarepodcast
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Carrie and Chris chat with Lissa Sears about her MS and Breast Cancer experience and the power of social media, especially uniting the survivors who have chosen to remain flat following mastectomy. You can follow this incredible human on IG @homosears, Tik Tok under @justsears as well as on FB and YouTube.

#flattie #justsears #breastcancersurvivor #hwcarepodcast
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Carrie chats with Yvonne Veronin, coworker and friend of 22 years. They discuss Yvonne’s Stage IV Colon Cancer diagnosis and how she was given a 3% chance to survive, over twenty years ago!

#hwcarepodcast #coloncancer #metastaticcancer #cancersurvivor
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Lavetta is back to discuss living life to the fullest as a METAVIVOR! She recently celebrated her 6th Cancerversary of her original diagnosis.
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March 23, 2022 40 mins
Chris and Carrie chat with Registered Dietician and cancer survivor, Regina Topelson. She is the owner of Life Well-Lived and creator of the Wings of Hope program for Breast Cancer survivors. Visit www.Regina Topelson.com to learn more.

#breastcancer #hwcarepodcast #nutrition #wellness #cancersurvivor
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Carrie is joined by co-host Chris, his wife Evelyn and Milton Jones, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist of Access Nevada Therapy. They discuss how trauma shows up in all types of relationships from coworkers, friendships, spouses and more. Follow our favorite therapist on Tik Tok and IG @atalkspace

#hwcarepodcast #mentalhealth #relationships #marriage #therapy #accessnevadatherapy
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