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The Cancer Crisis in Appalachia Podcast

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The ACTION Program's new podcast, The Cancer Crisis in Appalachia, features unique perspectives from program participants on their experiences with cancer in their community.  

Each episode unpacks the thoughts and feelings expressed by our participants in essays they have authored in the program's new book: The Cancer Crisis in Appalachia. Please visit the podcast home on Podbean or find the latest episodes every Wednesday in the Episodes section below.

  • Episodes

    Episode 1: Kinley Lewis

    In the first episode of The Cancer Crisis in Appalachia, Kinley Lewis joins to discuss her experience as the friend, daughter, and granddaughter of cancer survivors in Elliott County, Kentucky.

    Episode 2: Nolan Marcum

    In the second episode of The Cancer Crisis in Appalachia, Nolan Marcum of Carter County joins to discuss his family's ties to cancer and the responsibility that brought on him at an early age.

    Episode 3: Andrew Davison

    In the third episode of The Cancer Crisis in Appalachia, Andrew Davison of Rowan County joins to discuss cancer's prevalence throughout his family growing up.

    Episode 4: Kaley Collett

    In the fourth episode of The Cancer Crisis in Appalachia, Kaley Collett joins to discuss her growing up in Leslie County and her experiences now as a third year Pre-Medicine Biology major at the University of Kentucky and member of the ACTION Program.

    Episode 5: Zach Hall

    In the fifth episode of The Cancer Crisis in Appalachia, Zach Hall joins to discuss his family's experience with colon cancer growing up and why he wants to fight cancer head on as a member of the medical community.

    Episode 6: Susanna Goggans

    In the sixth episode of The Cancer Crisis in Appalachia, Susanna Goggans joins to discuss the history of cancer on her mother's side of the family, and the resulting motivation to join the ACTION Program.