Share Your Story: Keith Guernsey

Cancer U Thrivers Podcast

Share Your Story: Keith Guernsey

December 24, 2021

Share Your Story: Keith Guernsey

Keith D Guernsey has beaten cancer twice — prostate cancer in 2018 and multiple myeloma in 2020. He works on cultivating and maintaining a positive mental attitude.

  • 00:59: Take us back to the beginning with the first diagnosis and how that all came about.  
  • 03:26: You are cancer-free.  
  • 05:12: Tell us about getting that multiple myeloma diagnosis after being cancer-free from prostate cancer for a year. 
  • 07:10: I’ve talked to people who have lived with myeloma for 31 years.  
  • 09:25: I went down so hard that I put my left elbow through the wall. 
  • 11:20: I was speaking in gibberish; I couldn’t speak complete sentences.  
  • 13:02: It wouldn’t be safe for me to travel until I’ve had my vaccines. 
  • 15:54: He was diagnosed with leukemia right before I was diagnosed with multiple myeloma.  
  • 18:16: I just had this time in my life where I would faint on a regular basis, and it was scary.  
  • 20:50: What was your worst moment in all of it?  
  • 22:00: What was your best moment? 
  • 23:45: What is the one thing you wish you had known at the beginning of your cancer journey? 
  • 24:29: If you could only do one thing to improve health care in the US, what would it be and why? 
  • 26:55: Thriver Rapid Fire Questions 
  • 28:03: Aside from Cancer U, what is one resource you would recommend for cancer patients and caregivers? 


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