Keeping Abreast with Karen: Presented by the Karen T. Stall Research & Breast Institute
By Karen T. Stall Research & Breast Institute #Demand3D
In 2001, Karen T. Stall began her breast cancer journey. Now in remission, she takes the fight to breast cancer with her foundation and army of loving listeners that are here to elevate one another. Tune in as Karen and her son Chuck interview guests, discuss the latest breakthroughs in medicine and legislation, and interact with listeners. #Demand3D
Karen T. Stall Research and Breast Institute is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to bring the technology of 3D Tomosynthesis to everyone as a standard of practice. Nearly 100% of donations go towards helping those in our own community.
Brian Spellman joins us on a #ThankfulThursday to discuss his art and relationship with the Karen T. Stall Research & Breast Institute. Brian has been so generous with both his time and his craft. We could not be more appreciative to him.
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Breast cancer can wear a person out physically, mentally, and emotionally. How do you find the strength to get through when it is difficult to drink a glass of water? Breast cancer survivors Julie Skinner Stokes and Karen Spellman join us to talk about how a network of support makes all the difference, and how "making a ministry of your mess" is the best medicine for the mind of a cancer patient. We are talking Click to Save 2020, CAG-LA, survivor stories, and more on Keeping Abreast with Karen!
It's almost the 4th of July, and Karen and Chuck are ready to let freedom ring. Sip to save honoree and breast cancer pre-vivor, Ashley Todd Bourgeois, shares her story with the pod. Anna Combes of Ochsner Cancer Center drops in to talk about Their relationship with KTSRBI.
Iberiabank Vice President, Dwain Gannard pops in to discuss his family's trials and tribulations with cancer, and how others can be there for their loved ones during this time. Dwain has been a partner with KTSRBI for many years, and his name was one of the first on our lists of people to interview for this segment. If you have someone you know going through cancer right now, you're going to want to listen to this episode.
Its a rainy Monday at the KTSRBI studios in Metairie, LA. However, we know the rain isn't here to stay, and we have two guests on the pod that know about the dark skies that breast cancer can bring to one's life. Myra Miramon is a cancer survivor who shares her courageous story and positive attitude. We also have Dr. Dana Smetherman, Director of Radiology for the Ochsner Tansey Center. We're talking positive outlooks in tough times on Keeping Abreast With Karen on a #MammaryMonday.
Joining us today for #ThankfulThursday is Dr. Maureen Hecker-Rodriguez, specializing in Internal Medicine and Medical Acupuncture. She is a staff physician at the Center for Longevity and Wellness, a division of East Jefferson General Hospital in Metairie, Louisiana. "Dr. Mo" is also the physician who navigated Karen's breast cancer journey 19 years ago. Dr. Hecker Rodriguez and has since been an avid supporter of KTSRBI.
Its #MammaryMonday and the Keeping Abreast with Karen Podcast has a jam-packed show. Today's topic is "compassion". Karen and Chuck discuss the importance of compassion in breast cancer care. We are joined by Physicians Assistant, Caroline Smith Graham, and Dr. Ralph Corsetti. Both of these outstanding breast health care professionals can be found at Ochsner's Tansey Breast Center. If you would like to leave us a voicemail message, please click the link here.
Cathie Gerrets from EZ REalty sits in with Karen to discuss her business, their lifelong friendship, and Cathie's daughter in law and her breast cancer journey. There's so much packed into 8 minutes. Enjoy and #demand3d
On today's Keeping Abreast with Karen, LSU Health Foundation's Krystal Oliveira pop's in to discuss how KTSRBI supports their efforts to better serve their patients. Also, Radiologist Dr. Mignonne Morrell from University Medical Center explains the importance of screening for breast cancer and debunks a few myths about the risks of mammography. Remember to follow on social media @karentstall3d and check out our webpage at www.ktsrbi.org #Demand3D
Crystalyn Aucoin of Crystalyn Aucoin Jewelry joins Karen on our first #ThankfulThursday. Survivors come in many forms, and her story is moving to say the least. A few years ago, shortly after their first child, Crystalyn's husband passed away from cancer. After picking up the pieces, she began her own online business and looks to support other women on their life journey. She has a sensitivity and a deep understanding of what it means to need support and to be there for others in their dark times.
Crystalyn is an integral part of our KTSRBI committee and her generosity is beyond comparison. You can see her beautiful work and follow her blog at www.crystalynaucoin.com.
In our inaugural episode of the Keeping Abreast with Karen podcast, Karen and Chuck Jr discuss the importance of human connection, and how you can be there to support someone going through breast cancer (or really any tribulation). Special guests David Mora and Cheryl Maestio join the pod for a look at how connection is important to them. www.ktsrbi.org