Share Your Story: Jay Einbender
Surviving Stage 3C and Stage 4 colon cancer and their treatments and overcoming their long-term side effects taught Jay Einbender that cancer is not just a journey of the body, but equally a journey of the mind and soul. And that all three must be treated concurrently.
- 01:56: I started having symptoms in my lower left abdomen.
- 04:27: Why was it such a nightmare?
- 06:06: I had my chemotherapy at Sloan Kettering.
- 08:35: It cost $10,000 a shot to keep my white blood cell levels high.
- 10:35: I slept on average three hours a night.
- 12:48: Cancer stresses your finances from the very beginning.
- 14:43: What did you do before cancer?
- 17:57: She’s the number one lung transplant doctor in the United States.
- 20:59: What was the worst moment for you?
- 23:04: People always think of me as an extrovert, but I’m really an introverted extrovert.
- 24:19: How about your best moment?
- 27:10: What is one thing you wish you had known at the beginning?
- 31:18: if you could only do one thing to improve health care in the U.S., what would it be and why?
- 32:41: Thriver Rapid Fire Questions.
- 34:08: Aside from Cancer U, what’s one resource you would recommend for cancer patients and caregivers?