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That C Word: Past Episodes 2022

Our show is another way to share and discuss the topics of cancer, and all things related to it. The good, the bad, the wonderful, that sad.

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It’s only a word. Not a big word, but one that can change lives forever. Not talking about it won’t make it go away, but maybe sharing information, stories, and lived experience can empower us to deal with it.

That 'C' Word is bought to you by the Taranaki Cancer Society. Our show is another way to share and discuss cancer, and all things related to it. The good, the bad, the wonderful, the sad.

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Vicki's Radically Hopeful Journey of Breast Cancer

Kate talks to Vicki Haylock about her breast cancer journey, how that led her to make massive changes to her lifestyle, and how this journey has led her to help others through coaching and support/walking groups.

Duration: 00:29:36 | Date: 7 February, 2023

Bringing Back Relay For Life

Kate and Lisa talk and revisit Relay For Life and how this looks now compared to last time – Relay Your Way (virtual event). They discuss the physical event that’s coming up on March 25th, what to expect at a Relay event and how to register a team if you’re keen to be part of this fun, inspiring, and very special annual event.

Duration: 00:29:50 | Date: 24 January, 2023

Breast Cancer and Paddling the River

Kate talks to Kathleen Moriaty and Yo Oliver about their breast cancer journeys, and how that led them to being a part of the Taranaki Pinks, the local breast cancer division of dragon-boating here in Taranaki - Taranaki Dragons.

Duration: 00:30:19 | Date: 10 January, 2023

Introducing Kia Ora E Te Iwi

Kate talks with Janine Luke-Taamaru – Service Delivery Manager for the Central Districts division of the Cancer Society about the new programme that is to be rolled out next year - Kia Ora e te Iwi. A kaupapa Maori programme that has been created to support and awhi whānau Māori across the motu, with a focus on helping whānau increase knowledge about cancer and its treatment, about services and support available, how to cope with side effects, and how to live life well.

Duration: 00:30:06 | Date: 27 December, 2022

Staying Sunsmart This Summer

Kate addresses our extremely high statistics for skin cancer and discusses Ultraviolet (UV) Radiation and how to stay safe in the sun this summer as we will be hitting unprecedented levels of UV exposure this summer. Kate talks about how skin cancers are largely preventable if we just follow the simple rules - Slip Slop Slap and Wrap

Duration: 00:30:16 | Date: 13 December, 2022

Abi from CanTeen

I am joined by Abi Clark, Youth Worker at CanTeen – Central Hub. We discuss the amazing support that CanTeen provides in the community for young people/rangatahi affected by a cancer diagnosis, how to access their services and how we all work together in the cancer space.

Duration: 00:30:10 | Date: 29 November, 2022

Look Good, Feel Better

Kate and Rachael Utumapu from Look Good, Feel Better talk about the programme, who it’s aimed at, and how to register.

Duration: 00:29:13 | Date: 15 November, 2022

Amber Shares Her Reasons Why

Kate talks with Amber Mathew, Marathon in a Month participant, volunteer and Taranaki Cancer Society Executive Board member. They discuss the reasons she got so involved, and how she previously managed to raise thousands for our latest event - Marathon in a Month.

Duration: 00:30:03 | Date: 18 October, 2022

Daffodil Day Done and Dusted, What's Next?

I am joined by Lisa, our Fundraising/Events Coordinator and Tracy, our Volunteer Coordinator as we unpack Daffodil Day and our other current events.

Duration: 00:29:55 | Date: 13 September, 2022

Healthcare Rights and Advocacy

Kate talks with Julia Kennedy from the Taranaki Health and Disability Advocacy Service about their free services to support people when they have concerns about a health or disability service.

Duration: 00:29:56 | Date: 30 August, 2022

The Carer's Perspective

Kate talks with Nette Swete about her role as a carer, as we remember and discuss her brother and sister-in-law, Darcy and Storm who passed away within 6 months of each other.

Duration: 00:28:47 | Date: 16 August, 2022

Daffodil Day

Kate talks with Lisa, the fundraising, and events coordinator, about Daffodil Day (26th August 2022) and how people can support or be involved on the day.

Duration: 00:29:07 | Date: 2 August, 2022

Vintage Car Club

I am joined by Lisa our Fundraising/Events Coordinator and we both talk to Brian from the Taranaki Vintage Car Club who are running an amazing fundraiser Car Show/Rally on our behalf – with all proceeds coming to the Taranaki Cancer Society. The event is in August the weekend before Daffodil Day and looks to be a great fun out for all - families and car enthusiasts alike.

Duration: 00:28:41 | Date: 19 July, 2022

Talking About Prostate

Kate talks with previous guests Graham, and Paul. They continue to talk about prostate cancer and how to access services.

Duration: 00:29:25 | Date: 5 July, 2022

Paul's Prostate Cancer Journey

We talk further about prostate cancer. Paul shares some of his learnings and experiences while on his journey to overcome prostate cancer

Duration: 00:29:46 | Date: 21 June, 2022

Graham's Prostate Cancer Journey

Kate talks with Graham about his journey with Prostate Cancer and the major lifestyle changes his diagnosis led to.

Duration: 00:30:06 | Date: 7 June, 2022

What's Going on Lately

The impact of Covid on the services of the Taranaki Cancer Society, and a look at the new and exciting things that are in the pipeline.

Duration: 00:25:37 | Date: 24 May, 2022

Reiki with Dale

Kate talks with Dale, the Reiki Practitioner. We touch on how reiki works and how it can positively impact cancer journeys.

Duration: 00:28:18 | Date: 10 May, 2022

Raewyn's Journey

Raewyn Rooney shares her own cancer journey, a journey that has led her into some epic volunteer roles in our community

Duration: 00:28:40 | Date: 26 April, 2022

Celebrate, Remember, Fight Back

We talk about the amazing success of Relay Your Way, our covid-affected virtual version of Realy For Life.

Duration: 00:29:18 | Date: 12 April, 2022

Funding and Volunteers

We talk about the importance of our events and fundraising for keeping our services going, and the involvement of our fantastic volunteers.

Duration: 00:28:57 | Date: 29 March, 2022

Prevention and Support

We talk about some basic Health Promotion messages and the support and services available at the Taranaki Cancer Society.

Duration: 00:28:29 | Date: 15 March, 2022

Louise's Survivor Story

We talk to Louise about her breast cancer journey, involvement with the Cancer Society gym programme, and Relay for Life. She's an inspiration!

Duration: 00:30:22 | Date: 1 March, 2022

Relay Your Way

We talk about the new look Relay for Life event that the Cancer Society is running this year due to Covid restraints. "Relay Your Way" virtual/DIY relay event.

Duration: 00:29:29 | Date: 15 February, 2022

Who is Cancer Society Taranaki?

We talk about who we are at Taranaki Cancer Society and what our show will be about.

Duration: 00:29:13 | Date: 1 February, 2022