I Had Cancer Podcast
Welcome to the I Had Cancer Podcast, an Allegheny Health Network and iHeart Production hosted by Bonny Diver of iHeartMedia. The I Had Cancer podcast provides personal and truthful conversations with cancer survivors along their journeys. Each episode will feature a different person with their unique perspective on their own fight against cancer. They are sharing their story to help others who might be facing similar challenges and to say they went from “I Have Cancer” to “I Had Cancer.”
Episode 1 : Season preview
The I Had Cancer podcast premieres on May 15, 2019. Hosted by Pittsburgh’s Bonny Diver, a cancer survivor and patient advocate for over 16 years, iHeart Radio and the AHN Cancer Institute brings to you patients’ stories about their journeys of going from saying, “I have cancer” to “I had cancer".
Episode 2 : Triumphing over cancer
At 32, Nicole was starting a career in voice acting. But, her promising future was in danger when she learned she had a rare form of tongue cancer. Hear how Nicole overcame cancer to practice her craft.
Episode 3: A Surprise screening result
Craig was too busy caring for his daughter to worry about his own health. But, his wife’s persistent reminders for a prostate screening saved his life. Craig shares his story – and his message to other men -- in this candid discussion.
Episode 4: Innovative treatment helps new mom beat rare cancer
As an expectant mother, Gevony was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer in her second trimester. Hear how several Allegheny Health Network doctors worked together to develop a plan for a safe delivery of her son and then battle Gevony’s cancer with an aggressive, innovative treatment.
Episode 5: From untreatable to beatable
Roxann felt a lump on the side of her breast, made a doctor appointment, and soon learned she had aggressive breast cancer. Although the cancer was advanced, her AHN Cancer Institute team worked together to develop a multi-layered treatment plan that included surgery, chemotherapy and radiation. Roxann talks about the courage and faith it took to endure her year of treatment, and how her road to remission makes her feel more blessed than ever.
Episode 6: Newlywed battles testicular cancer
At 32 years old, Nathan was in the best shape of his life, eating well and working out at the gym. But after an annual physical, he was shocked to learn he had testicular cancer. Listen how Nathan successfully battled the disease and is now newly married and as strong as ever.
Hosted by Bonny Diver
Bonny Diver has been in the Pittsburgh radio market over 20 years. Currently heard doing traffic updates on all the iHeart stations in morning drive. Along with the traffic, Bonny is part of the morning team with 3WS's Jonny Hartwell; "Jonny & Bonny" from 5 am til 10 am