Weekly Schedule

Tue, June 09, 2015 - Healthy People with Cancer: What It Means, Why It Matters -

On this episode we will explore what it means to be healthy before a cancer diagnosis, how it impacts the way you go through treatment and what habits to develop that build and cultivate resilience. Our guest for this discussion is Amy Rothenberg, ND.

Dr. Amy Rothenberg practices in Connecticut www.nhcmed.com. She blogs for the Huffington Post and enjoys writing and speaking on topics in natural medicine. Her book, The A Cappella Singer Who Lost Her Voice & Other Stories From Natural Medicine, was published in 2010 and can be found on Amazon or www.amyrothenberg.com. She is founder & lead instructor at the New England School of Homeopathy. She has raised three wonderful children with her husband, Paul Herscu ND, MPH and spends much of her non-working hours in the garden, in her art studio & on the ballroom dance floor.​

The conversation begins at 7 pm ET. Listen and ask your questions in the chat room at www.w4cs.com.

Tue, June 16, 2015 - Using Herbs in Oral Hygiene: Mouth, Gum, and Tooth Health -

On this episode we will learn how to use herbs to enhance oral health. Dr. Mary Bove will explain how herbs fit into oral hygiene health and wellness as well as how they might benefit someone who has a compromise in this area due to disease or a therapy such as chemotherapy.

Dr. Mary Bove obtained her Doctorate of Naturopathic Medicine and Midwifery Certification from Bastyr College of Natural Health Sciences in Seattle, WA. and received her Diploma of Phytotherapy/Herbal Medicine at the School of Phytotherapy in Great Britain. Dr. Bove practiced Naturopathic Family Medicine and Midwifery at the Brattleboro Naturopathic Clinic, Brattleboro, VT. for 25 years, specializing in Naturopathic Pediatrics and Botanical Medicine.

Once a full-time faculty member at Bastyr University, Dr Bove chaired the departments of Botanical Medicine and Naturopathic Midwifery. Dr Bove is the author of the Encyclopedia of Natural Healing for Children and Infants considered an authoritative reference on natural pediatric medicine. Mary co-authored Herbs for Women’s Health and has been published in many magazines, journals and collaborative books on botanical and natural medicine. She lectures and teaches internationally on the topics of naturopathic medicine, botanical medicine, pediatrics, natural pregnancy, childbirth, traditional food medicine and mind-body healing. In collaboration with Gaia Herbs® Dr Bove developed an herbal remedy line designed specifically for children. She is currently Medical Educator for Gaia Herbs Brevard, NC.

The conversation begins at 7 pm ET. Listen and ask your questions in the chat room at www.w4cs.com.

Tue, June 23, 2015 - New Beginnings: The Triumphs of 120 Cancer Survivors -

Dr. Bill Aron joins us to discuss his new book, New Beginnings: The Triumphs of 120 Cancer Survivors, and the lessons we can learn from cancer survivors​.

Bill Aron, PhD, is an internationally renowned photographer and author. Aron’s photographs have been exhibited in major museums and galleries internationally including the Museum of Modern Art, the International Center for Photography, the Chicago Art Institute, and the Boston Museum of Fine Arts. His books include From the Corners of the Earth, Shalom Y’all: Images of Jewish Life in the American South and his latest book New Beginnings: The Triumphs of 120 Cancer Survivors

Aron lives in Los Angeles with his wife and two sons, where he is quite possibly the only photographer with a PhD in sociology (from the University of Chicago).

The conversation begins at 7 pm ET. Listen and ask your questions in the chat room at www.w4cs.com.

The conversation begins at 7 pm ET. Listen and ask your questions in the chat room at www.w4cs.com.

Five to Thrive Live airs every Tuesday at 4 p.m. PT / 7 p.m. ET. We hope that you are able to listen live and join our discussions on the Cancer Support Network (www.w4cs.com). To listen, click here on Tuesday evenings. For iTunes users, launch iTunes, select “Internet” and then “News / Talk Radio.” Double-click on “W4CS Radio” to begin streaming. To listen live, go to W4CS.com at 4 p.m. PT / 7 p.m. ET every Tuesday night. Don’t Miss It! The show is also re-broadcast on W4WN.com Thursdays and Fridays at 11 a.m. ET and on HealthCafeLive.com Thursday and Fridays at 9 p.m. ET.

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