Share Your Story: Mark Kageyama

Cancer U Thrivers Podcast

Share Your Story: Mark Kageyama

November 1, 2022

Share Your Story: Mark Kageyama

Mark Kageyama is a stage 4 cancer patient with prostate, bone, and lung cancer. He has been battling cancer for 17 months. Mark has a YouTube channel called 2BYourOwnHero, where he looks to inspire people to appreciate their incredible lives!

  • 01:54: Before Covid, I worked out regularly 3 to 5 times a week.  
  • 04:54: Your cancer is so bad I can’t cure you.  
  • 08:28: Did you have any symptoms of prostate cancer? 
  • 10:42: What was the recommended treatment plan if she couldn’t cure you?  
  • 12:30: We’re admitting you to the hospital.  
  • 16:32: What was your career? 
  • 18:58: My legs were hard as a rock before getting cancer. 
  • 21:50: You must add animal protein to your diet if you want to get better. 
  • 23:52: When did the chemotherapy end?  
  • 26:09: She passed away from cancer about four years ago.  
  • 29:13: What is one thing you wish you had known at the very beginning of your cancer journey? 
  • 32:10: If you could only do one thing to change healthcare in the US, what would it be and why?  
  • 34:02: It’s so rare to meet a doctor with true compassion.  
  • 37:27: Thriver Rapid Fire Questions.  
  • 39:58: Aside from Cancer U, what’s one resource you would recommend for cancer patients and caregivers?  


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