the things i thought about when my body was trying to kill me

presented by ray suarez

join journalist ray suarez for a guided tour of his cancer diagnosis and treatment, as well as the lessons he’s learned along the way.

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getting alterations

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in this episode, after a lifetime of staying out of hospitals as a patient, my streak ends. i've got a tag around my wrist, it's finally my turn. i'm getting alterations. and everybody knows what they have to do. the patient is in trouble, and at least for now, we have to tiptoe around that.

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a calm and furious patient

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what's the worst that can happen?

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after hearing those 3 momentus words, "you have cancer," your life has just changed, and the end of your life may be a lot sooner than you had bee...
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finding out, or no news is bad news

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i was a sick man, but i needed to get some help to figure out just how sick....
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the team

ray suarez

host
ray suarez is a cancer survivor, writer, broadcaster, author, and podcaster who has worked for pbs, npr, nbc, cnn, abc, al jazeera, and many others over the course of a long career.

sean rule-hoffman

producer & engineer
sean hails from orange village, oh. he earned a degree in music technology with a minor in electronic media and film from capital university in columbus, oh.

brigid coyne

executive producer
with a production background stemming from her education in literature and the liberal arts, brigid loves reading books and making terrible puns.

gerardo orlando

executive producer
svp - content development at evergreen, gerardo is a lawyer, web entrepreneur, and creative scout building a diverse omnichannel catalog for the network.