Share Your Story: Kelly Rogers

Cancer U Thrivers Podcast

Share Your Story: Kelly Rogers

June 8, 2021

Share Your Story: Kelly Rogers

Twelve years, Kelly Rogers was diagnosed with skin cancer. As a wellness coach for eight years, she was shocked that her healthy diet, holistic practices, and supplements hadn’t prevented cancer. She lost half her nose and some of her ears.

  • 01:50: I had no health insurance.
  • 02:50: I might cut off half your nose.
  • 04:48: Wow, I’m not ready for this.
  • 06:25: I needed a lot more work on the spirit and I needed a lot more work on the body.
  • 07:58: Today, my life is so very different.
  • 10:38: I can do the surgery and I can do the reconstruction.
  • 11:33: They took the first chunk out of my nose.
  • 12:22: Part of my cheek was removed.
  • 15:33: I looked like the elephant man when I left.
  • 17:18: We’re going to a happier place.
  • 18:12: What was the worst time for you during that cancer journey?
  • 19:18: I kind of stayed away from doctors.
  • 21:04: I was suicidal every week. I know it’s hard to believe because I’m such a fun person
  • 24:35: I’ve continued to have things cut out, chunks cut, things burned off or frozen.
  • 25:10: If you could only do one thing to improve health care in the US and what would it be and why?
  • 27:59: I do transformational breathing. It’s very helpful.
  • 31:10: Thriver Rapid Fire Questions
  • 32:41: What is the one resource that you would recommend for cancer patients and caregivers? 


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  • To contact Kelly, email her at [email protected] or call her at 952-470-7336.
  • Note: Kelly is a sales representative for Nectura. Cancer U does not endorse, approve, or sell Nectura products.

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