Michael and Mom Talk Cancer

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It’s Not Time (Michael’s Song), by Kristen Conti

This song was written, produced, and performed by Kristen Conti, about Michael. She was inspired by his story and has since become both friend and advocate.

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An emotional week, from ashlee

It is November 15th, 2022. The first time in 3 years that we are not admitted to the hospital for the Thanksgiving holidays. There is still a week to go, so I should probably knock on wood. He has not been feeling great, lower hemoglobin than usual, but he is stable (she says as she…More

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About us
and the show

20 year old Michael and his mom Ashlee talk cancer, how this tragedy changed their lives for the better, and gave them the courage to motivate and inspire others. Michael had been an athletic, healthy teenager. He was a surfer and sailor, rarely sick, never hospitalized. July 14, 2020 a routine blood test led to a life-changing cancer diagnosis. From day 1 Michael and his mom have embraced sharing their experience and the lessons they have learned on social media and now you can listen as they tell this story in more depth, from both perspectives, as well as special guest interviews..

Rating: 5 out of 5.

I just binged both episodes of the podcast. so well done. congrats. This is so incredible. It was so easy to listen to, as well.


Rating: 5 out of 5.

Just listened. Great chemistry. Very real. And have to give it to you both for good production quality, as well.


You can help support the show and Michael

The Gofund Me was set up to pay for Michael’s treatment and to allow Michael’s mom to be with him full-time. Michael and his mom are sharing their story via the podcast and on social media, in the hopes of motivating, inspiring, spreading awareness and hope.

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