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Guys With Cancer

Guys With Cancer

By Brain Cancer Media
Hosted by Rudy Fischmann and Jeff Neurman, this series will make you laugh, cry, and think about stuff related to dealing with cancer.
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Guys With Cancer 14: Cancer Cringe Words
In this episode, Jeff and Rudy talk to metastatic prostate cancer haver Doug Sparling about cancer vocabulary. These are words that aren’t necessarily offensive to patients but are definitely perceived in ways that may not be intended.
March 14, 2021
Guys With Cancer episode 13 | Cancer Binge Watching
Making your way in the world today takes everything you've got. Taking a break from all your worries, sure would help a lot. Wouldn't you like to get away? Well, Jeff and Rudy are here to commiserate, especially if you have incurable cancer like they do. They discuss the importance of watching The Office, Marvel movies, and even The Three Stooges! Who needs therapy when you have Baby Yoda? Please listen, share, and subscribe!
November 29, 2020
Guys With Cancer 12: Prostate Cancer Strikes Back with Gogs Gagnon
Jeff and Rudy speak with Gogs Gagnon about his experience with prostate cancer and his book “Prostate Cancer Strikes Back” available now. Find out more information at
September 27, 2020
Guys With Cancer 11: Cancer Relationship Advice with the Attached Podcast
Jeff and Rudy get professional advice from 2 of the hosts of the popular Attached podcast (which explores good and bad relationship advice through the perspective of pop culture). Dr. Sarah Woods and Dr. Patricia Roberson better understand some of the issues at play when cancer enters a relationship equation whether romantic or familial. Will it save Jeff and Rudy’s fragile relationship or is it too late? Listen to find out. The Attached podcast can be found on most podcast platforms.
August 09, 2020
Episode 10: Is It Cancer or Aging?
In this episode, Jeff and Rudy discuss the mental games cancer plays on you whenever one runs into any physical issues.
June 18, 2020
Episode 9: Getting Sick While Sick
Everyone gets sick. But when you have cancer, it’ a bit different. This episode focuses on some of the more notable challenges such as compromised immune systems and heightened anxiety. This episode was recorded before the Covid-19 started really waging devastation around the world so that isn’t addressed directly in this conversation, but does hint at what it must be like for cancerinos to experience, #cancer #covid19 #coronavirus #leukemia #braincancer #immunocompromised
April 13, 2020
Episode 8: A Cancer Doc's Perspective with Duke's Dr. Katherine Peters
People like to complain about their doctors so Jeff and Rudy decided to talk to one to see what some of the issues are that medical professionals struggle with and how both docs and patients can deal with them. That’s where Dr. Katherine Peters comes in. In addition to overseeing Rudy’s care at the Robert Tisch Brain Center at Duke University, she teaches the next generation of oncologists and is involved in research. And Rudy and Jeff answer some viewer mail.
March 02, 2020
Episode 7: Cancer Road Trip with Pat Wetzel
In this episode, Jeff and Rudy discuss the amazing Cancer Road Trip which sends cancer survivors on FREE trips to exotic locales with mind-body leaders. Listen and learn more at #cancerpodcast #cancerroadtrip
January 08, 2020
Episode 6: Braving Chemo with Dr. Beverly Zavaleta
Rudy and Jeff speak with doctor, author, and cancer patient Dr. Beverly Zavaleta about her book "Braving Chemo" (out 11/11), a valuable resource for anyone living with cancer or their loved ones... available at #bravingchemo #cancer #cancerpodcast #guyswithcancer
November 12, 2019
Episode 5: Oh Cancer, You Dirty Thief!
Jeff and Rudy discuss the many little losses and mysteries of cancer post initial treatment - everything from hairless calves to found superpowers! #cancerpodcast #braincancer #cll #leukemia #astrocytoma #guyswithcancer
October 18, 2019
Episode 4: Starting At The Finish Line with Matt Newman
This episode features the podcasts’s first guest in brain cancer survivor, best-selling author, motivational speaker, and finance guru Matthew Newman. If you like this episode and want to learn more about Matt Newman then check out episode 29 of Progressive Panther’s companion series Brain Cancer Diaries here:
October 08, 2019
Episode 3: Miracle Cancer Cures
In this episode, Jeff and Rudy explore the world of "natural" cancer cures and other magic elixirs.
September 18, 2019
Episode 2: Cancer Verbiage and Etiquette
Learn the basics of what to say and NOT to say to someone with cancer.
September 14, 2019
Episode 1: Introducing Guys With Cancer
In this episode, meet the hosts, hear their stories, and hear about what's coming up in the episodes ahead.
September 14, 2019