Episode 1

Published on:

5th Aug 2020

Processing Prostate Cancer with Mical Roy

Mical Roy speaks about surviving prostate cancer after diagnosis at age 37, three years earlier than the age most doctors say you should get tested.

A new study has found, that for African American men, the risk of dying from low-grade prostate cancer is double that of men of other races. In this episode we talk about the importance of sharing health histories especially along family lines and how advocating for earlier testing could allow more men the chance to remove the cancer with non-invasive surgeries before it takes over.

Learn more about Zero Cancer and Mical's Hero story here

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Beyond Our Cells
Beyond Our Cells is a podcast hosted by Taylor Camille highlighting the stories and experiences of those living outside of the limitations of their conditions. Living with Sickle Cell, Taylor’s attempts at hiding her invisible disease and coping with the feelings of otherness has inspired the creation of this podcast. In an effort to seek peace, discussions center on our learned ability to maintain an identity that surpasses the barriers of health conditions which often try to disrupt our peace and overwhelm our spirit. New episodes every Wednesday. Follow @beyondourcells on Instagram and Twitter. Transcripts available on Medium, https://bit.ly/3gjpIMl

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