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The Cancer Coach

By The Cancer Coach
In this podcast series we discuss different topics around cancer and the topics associated with the ongoing health and wellbeing of those affected by cancer.
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Episode 3 - The link between gut health and cancer with microbiome expert Dr. Sandra Rangel MD, HHC

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UK Health Radio Interview: Feb 2022
Isabel Galiano introduces a new online service, The Cancer Coach offering a range of support for those with cancer
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March 06, 2022
AUM Mantra
Guided meditation practice led by Dani Van de Velde
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February 11, 2022
Episode 13 - Isabel Interviews: the authors of "Hope Among Us"
Hope Among Us is a unique collection of stories by three friends who are young breast cancer survivors. The authors, Rhonda Eyzaguirre PhD, Mari Guzman and Jennifer Dresser, received the same diagnosis from the same hospital. They are also all daughters of breast cancer survivors. They present their unique approach through different vantage points one month, six months, and three years in survivorship. Co-Founder of The Cancer Coach, Isabel Galiano, is also a breast cancer survivor and during this extended interview, they share their experiences as well as offering real insights and practical tips to women just starting their cancer healing journey. This interview is part of The Cancer Coach's What The Doctors Can't Tell You #WTDCTY campaign launched during October's breast cancer awareness month. If you are a cancer survivor and you want to join our conversation where our movement is already empowering women worldwide to take control of their diagnosis, visit www.thecancercoach.org/inspireothers. Hope Among Us: the book and e-book can be purchased from https://www.amazon.com/Hope-Among-Us-Stories-Survivors-ebook/dp/B08R2W3C7N#customerReviews
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October 24, 2021
Episode 12 - How Does Nutrition Impact Your Chances of Surviving Cancer?
After a cancer diagnosis, many people feel like they have very little control in their life, but one area where they can gain back some control is with their food choices. Good nutrition can help people feel better and stay stronger during and after cancer treatment and can help tolerate treatment side effects better. To achieve good nutrition, many people wonder what foods they should eat or avoid or if they need to start a special diet after a cancer diagnosis. Listen to this exclusive interview with Isabel Galiano as she discusses this very important topic with Dr. Shireen Kassam, M.D, Board Certified Lifestyle Medicine Physician and Honorary Senior Lecturer at King’s College Hospital, London. 👉 Isabel Galiano is a Functional Medicine Practitioner, Nutrition & Health Coach, specializing in working with patients affected by cancer. She is a member of the Association of Naturopathic Practitioners (UK), a Certified Yoga Instructor and Reiki Practitioner. Determined to turn her personal experience into a positive inspiration for others, her aim is to empower people affected by cancer to take an active role in their healing journey. Isabel has been working with cancer patients for over 10 years. 👉 Dr. Shireen Kassam, has a special interest in the treatment of patients with lymphoma (cancer of the lymphatic system). She is also passionate about promoting proper nutrition for the prevention and reversal of chronic diseases and for maintaining optimal health after treatment for cancer. If you would like to talk with someone today about creating a custom health coaching plan, please book an initial free assessment https://members.thecancercoach.org/consult/register
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August 20, 2021
Episode 11 - What Is Immunotherapy and How Can It Treat Cancer?
Many cancer patients and caregivers may be familiar with traditional treatments, such as chemotherapy and radiation. However, there is a growing body of research driven by trials showing improved cancer outcomes for immunotherapy. Immunotherapy is a form of cancer treatment that uses the power of the body's immune system to prevent, control and eliminate cancer. Joining Isabel for our latest free LIVE event is Dr. Ariel Perez Carbajal, Function Medicine M.D at the Immunotherapy Institute. Topics that will be discussed: 1️⃣ How does immunotherapy work against cancer? 2️⃣ What are the types of immunotherapy? 3️⃣ Which cancers are treated with immunotherapy? 4️⃣ What are the side effects of immunotherapy? 5️⃣ How is immunotherapy given? Isabel Galiano is a Functional Medicine Practitioner, Nutrition & Health Coach, specializing in working with patients affected by cancer. She is a member of the Association of Naturopathic Practitioners (UK), a Certified Yoga Instructor and Reiki Practitioner. Determined to turn her personal experience into a positive inspiration for others, her aim is to empower people affected by cancer to take an active role in their healing journey. Isabel has been working with cancer patients for over 10 years. Dr. Ariel Perez Carbajal, Director of Functional Medicine at Immunotherapy Institute. Dr. Perez is a functional, integrative physician, specializing in the treatment of chronic illnesses including cancer. As Director of Functional Medicine, Dr. Perez has developed many immunotherapy programs for patients under his care.
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August 06, 2021
Episode 10 - Should you avoid sugar if you have cancer?
Diets that are high in sugars, carbohydrates and processed foods can have an impact on cancer treatment and recovery. Join Isabel Galiano as she discussed this very important topic with Medical Oncologist, Dr. Steven Tucker. ⭐️ Topics included: 1️⃣ foods known to improve the efficacy of certain cancer treatments and promote recovery 2️⃣ foods to avoid during treatment and after 3️⃣ how sugar and carbs increase the discomfort of treatment side-effects 4️⃣ the importance of sleep and how it is affected by diet 5️⃣ how to reduce sugar and carb intake during this critical time 📆 Originally broadcast on: Thursday July 22nd @ 6pm PT and 9pm EST *** Friday July 23rd 9am Hong Kong and Singapore About Isabel: 👉 Isabel Galiano is a Functional Medicine Practitioner, Nutrition & Health Coach, specializing in working with patients affected by cancer. She is a member of the Association of Naturopathic Practitioners (UK), a Certified Yoga Instructor and Reiki Practitioner. Determined to turn her personal experience into a positive inspiration for others, her aim is to empower people affected by cancer to take an active role in their healing journey. Isabel has been working with cancer patients for over 10 years. 👉 Steven Tucker, MD (USA), FACP (USA), FAMS (Medical Oncology) Founder & Medical Director, Tucker Medical. Dr. Tucker is a senior consultant Medical Oncologist and Founder at Tucker Medical. Dr. Tucker’s subspecialty focus is the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of breast cancer. An innovator and early adopter, he has been incorporating nutritional and metabolic support for cancer patients and their families for more than 25 years. 📩 Subscribe to our newsletter for more information and to receive invitations to join future live events https://members.thecancercoach.org/newsletter/register
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July 23, 2021
Episode 9 - Myths surrounding breast cancer screenings
Most women fear breast screenings, but the reality is that early detection truly saves lives. Isabel is joined by Dr Rameysh, radiologist, with a subspecialty in Breast Imaging. The aim of this talk is to shed the light around the confusion and fear around breast screenings. - What screenings should you consider? - Are there dangers around breast screenings? - What is the importance of breast self-screenings? - What are the signs you should be looking for? About Isabel: Isabel Galiano is a Functional Medicine Practitioner, Nutrition & Health Coach, specializing in working with patients affected by cancer. Determined to turn her personal experience into a positive inspiration for others, her aim is to empower people affected by cancer to take an active role in their healing journey. About Dr Rameysh: Dr Rameysh Danovani is a radiologist with subspecialty practice in Breast Imaging and Intervention. His clinical experience includes a wide range of breast imaging and procedures, with special interests and practice in advanced techniques such as contrast enhanced mammography, breast MRI, vacuum excisions as well as cryoablation of breast tumours. He is also involved in research and academic activities for breast imaging in Singapore.
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July 10, 2021
Episode 8 - How to start eating more plant based food with special guest Chef James Sant
How to start eating more plant based food with special guest Chef James Sant Originally broadcast LIVE on Thursday June 24, 9pm EST on Facebook and YouTube For cancer patients going through treatment or in recovery, searching for the right nutrition plan is essential but there is a lot of conflicting and confusing information out there to decipher. There is, however, one area where most experts agree: we need to eat plenty of plant based food. Adding more whole food, plant based meals into your diet can sound intimidating if you have not cooked that way before. Isabel & Plantfood Chef James Sant will guide you on how to start implementing new healthy habits and incorporate more whole food, plant based ingredients into your diet (vegetables, fruits, legumes, pulses and whole grains): easy tips on how to get started easy to follow recipes plant based protein and how to include them into your meals easy cooking methods About Isabel: Isabel Galiano is a Functional Medicine Practitioner, Nutrition & Health Coach, specializing in working with patients affected by cancer. She is a member of the Association of Naturopathic Practitioners (UK), a Certified Yoga Instructor and Reiki Practitioner. Determined to turn her personal experience into a positive inspiration for others, her aim is to empower people affected by cancer to take an active role in their healing journey. Isabel has been working with cancer patients for over 10 years. About James Sant: James Sant is a plant-based chef, teacher, and culinary artist who emphasizes vegan fusion cuisine - which marries cooked and raw plant-based foods (cooked foods are cooked gently for maximum nutrient-value). ... He considers fermented and cultured foods to be vital to a healthy lifestyle.
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July 10, 2021
Episode 7 - Why is breast cancer on the rise among young women?
Why is breast cancer on the rise among young women? 📈 Statistically more women in their 20s, 30s and 40s are receiving a breast cancer diagnosis. 🙏 Joining Isabel Galiano is Dr. Tira Tan, a consultant medical oncologist at the National Cancer Centre Singapore. Dr Tan chairs the pre-operative and young women’s breast cancer programs at NCCS and is the primary and co-investigator on many early and late phase studies specifically in novel therapeutics and treatment strategies in triple negative breast cancer. ⭐️ Topics that were discussed: 1️⃣ why is breast cancer on the rise among young women? 2️⃣ risk factors for young women 3️⃣ measures can be taken to reduce breast cancer risk 4️⃣ the importance of breast awareness, self-breast examination, as early detection saves lives 5️⃣ what is different about breast cancer in younger women 6️⃣ unique challenges for younger patients ❇️ Original live event on Facebook and YouTube broadcast on Wednesday July 7th @ 6pm PT and 9pm EST *** Thursday July 8th 9am Hong Kong and Singapore About Isabel: 👉 Isabel Galiano is a Functional Medicine Practitioner, Nutrition & Health Coach, specializing in working with patients affected by cancer. She is a member of the Association of Naturopathic Practitioners (UK), a Certified Yoga Instructor and Reiki Practitioner. Determined to turn her personal experience into a positive inspiration for others, her aim is to empower people affected by cancer to take an active role in their healing journey. Isabel has been working with cancer patients for over 10 years. 📩 Please send any questions to info@thecancercoach.org if you would like to know more or schedule a free appointment with us directly at https://members.thecancercoach.org/consult/register
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July 10, 2021
Episode 6 - Basics of Healthy Cooking with special guest James Sant - Plant Food Chef
In this weeks special live talk we discussed the basics of healthy cooking with James Sant, the plant food chef. We discussed that the best way to eat healthier is to cook more at home and throughout the event you will learn how to implement healthy cooking habits, getting organized and the importance of having a plan. Cooking healthy doesn’t always mean giving up your favourite foods. Your favourite recipes can be adapted easily to provide a healthier alternative. Everything starts by implementing some basic principles. We discussed: How to plan your grocery shopping How to get organized in the kitchen in a time and cost effective way Meal planning essentials Must-have ingredients to always keep in your fridge and pantry Basic kitchen equipment needed for healthy food preparation and storage Healthiest cooking methods About Isabel Galiano Isabel Galiano is a Functional Medicine Practitioner, Nutrition & Health Coach, specializing in working with patients affected by cancer. She is a member of the Association of Naturopathic Practitioners (UK), a Certified Yoga Instructor and Reiki Practitioner. Determined to turn her personal experience into a positive inspiration for others, her aim is to empower people affected by cancer to take an active role in their healing journey. Isabel has been working with cancer patients for over 10 years. About James Sant James Sant is a plant-based chef, teacher, and culinary artist who emphasizes vegan fusion cuisine - which marries cooked and raw plant-based foods (cooked foods are cooked gently for maximum nutrient-value). ... He considers fermented and cultured foods to be vital to a healthy lifestyle.
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May 14, 2021
Episode 5 - Alcohol and Cancer - What is the Connection?
In this weeks episode of the podcast we explore the carcinogenic properties of alcohol and its role in both cancer occurrence and recurrence as well as interactions with cancer treatments.  We discuss the different risks that alcohol poses on the body that both directly and indirectly influence the course of cancer including the effect on organ function, the immune system, genetic considerations, the phenomenon of "field change" and increasing the vulnerability of organs to cancer metastases. Psychosocial aspects of alcohol consumption, particularly in relation to coping with cancer and emotional stressors, are discussed. Finally we end with tips on how to safely consume alcohol once active cancer treatment is complete. About your host Isabel Galiano (The Cancer Coach); ​Isabel Galiano is a Functional Medicine Practitioner, Nutrition & Health Coach, specializing in working with patients affected by cancer. She is a member of the Association of Naturopathic Practitioners (UK), a Certified Yoga Instructor and Reiki Practitioner. Determined to turn her personal experience into a positive inspiration for others, her aim is to empower people affected by cancer to take an active role in their healing journey. Isabel has been working with cancer patients for over 10 years. About our guest Dr Carol Haddad; Dr Haddad is an Integrative Cancer Care Consultant based in Sydney, Australia. With a background in Radiation Oncology, she passionately believes in combining the discipline of medicine with the holistic principles of health and wellness to achieve an integrative approach to treating cancer. If you would like more information about us please visit www.thecancercoach.org
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May 07, 2021
Episode 4 - Energy Healing and Cancer: The Power of Positive Thinking
In this edition of the Cancer Coach podcast, we explore the topic of energy healing and cancer with your host Isabel Galiano (Cancer Coach) & special guest Danielle Van De Velde (Meditation Teacher & Usui Reiki Master) We discuss Energy healing and it’s benefit as a complementary therapy, not only for cancer but for a wide variety of conditions. Topics covered: - What is Energy Healing? - How does it work? - How can energy healing be beneficial for cancer patients? About Isabel: Isabel Galiano is a Functional Medicine Practitioner, Nutrition & Health Coach, specializing in working with patients affected by cancer. She is a member of the Association of Naturopathic Practitioners (UK), a Certified Yoga Instructor and Reiki Practitioner. Determined to turn her personal experience into a positive inspiration for others, her aim is to empower people affected by cancer to take an active role in their healing journey. Isabel has been working with cancer patients for over 10 years. About Danielle Van De Velde: Danielle helps others understand and master the art of meditation, transformative inner practice and healing through private coaching, energy sessions, courses and tailored programs for individuals, schools and organisations. Meditation Association of Australia International Meditation Teachers’ Association Usui Reiki Master Her teaching is experiential. She draws from techniques and wisdom of numerous world traditions, current research and her own experience. Her focus is on enabling others to understand and work with the design and function of their mind/body/energy system, to engage in transformative inner practice for maximum performance, self-healing and intuitive living, in other words, to live a Spirited Life! Her mission is to bring meditation and transformative inner experiences to people, through inspiring courses, content and facilitated experiences. Meditation. Transformation. Inspiration.
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April 30, 2021
Episode 3 - The link between gut health and cancer with microbiome expert Dr. Sandra Rangel MD, HHC
In this live series edition we explore the link between gut health and cancer with microbiome expert Dr. Sandra Rangel MD, HHC One hundred trillion organisms (mainly bacteria) collectively referred to as the gut microbiota colonize the human intestine. Changes in the interactions among the gut microbiota and host immune system are associated with many diseases, including cancer. We discuss how environmental factors influence tumor progression and how strengthening the gut microbiota improves the clinical activity of anticancer agents. Topics discussed: How having a healthy gut can help: - reducing your risk of developing cancer - heal and recover from cancer (or any other disease) - minimise your risk of cancer recurrence - practical tips on how to implement a lifestyle to promotes a healthy microbiome Presented by Isabel Galiano (Cancer Coach)
45:23
April 27, 2021
Episode 2 - Breast Cancer Screenings - Exposing the Myths
Most women fear breast screenings, but the reality is that early detection truly saves lives.  Isabel is joined by Dr Rameysh, radiologist, with a subspecialty in Breast Imaging.  The aim of this talk is to shed the light around the confusion and fear around breast screenings.  - What screenings should you consider?  - Are there dangers around breast screenings?  - What is the importance of breast self-screenings?  - What are the signs you should be looking for?  About Isabel:  Isabel Galiano is a Functional Medicine Practitioner, Nutrition & Health Coach, specializing in working with patients affected by cancer. Determined to turn her personal experience into a positive inspiration for others, her aim is to empower people affected by cancer to take an active role in their healing journey.  About Dr Rameysh:  Dr Rameysh Danovani is a radiologist with subspecialty practice in Breast Imaging and Intervention. His clinical experience includes a wide range of breast imaging and procedures, with special interests and practice in advanced techniques such as contrast enhanced mammography, breast MRI, vacuum excisions as well as cryoablation of breast tumor's.  He is also involved in research and academic activities for breast imaging in Singapore.
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April 22, 2021
Episode 1 - Oral health and cancer: what is the connection?
Oral bacteria and the inflammation associated with gum disease has been linked to various types of cancer, but also heart disease, diabetes and other chronic diseases. On the other hand, most people treated for cancer develop complications that affect the mouth, which can seriously affect their quality of life, interfere with cancer treatment and even affect the outcome of the disease. Join Isabel Galiano, Cancer Coach, and her guest Dr Mona Board, Biological Dentist, as they discuss: - Signs to look out for in your mouth that might indicated other health issues, including cancer - How to deal with side effects of chemotherapy that affects your mouth - How to cultivate healthy habits for optimal oral health For more information please visit www.thecancercoach.org
51:46
April 20, 2021