Share Your Story: Tom Reaoch

Cancer U Thrivers Podcast

Share Your Story: Tom Reaoch

October 28, 2022

Share Your Story: Tom Reaoch

Tom Reaoch is a breast cancer survivor, and he is known as The King of Networking in Brazil. He is the host of three podcasts, a speaker, an author, and a Founding Member American Chamber of Commerce Campinas, Brazil.

  • 02:32: I am a male breast cancer thriver. 
  • 04:52: At that point, I hadn’t told my wife.  
  • 07:33: How did you not communicate? 
  • 09:34: Why be sad and why change? 
  • 12:29: The first thing he did was examine my testicles. 
  • 14:19: I didn’t even know they put men on tamoxifen.  
  • 17:04: One of our best friends was a woman who had double cancer.  
  • 19:01: I couldn’t get out of bed.  
  • 20:33: What was your worst moment?  
  • 23:21: The sooner you discover the better. 
  • 25:34: The prevention part for me is tamoxifen.  
  • 27:37: When you’re in chemo, you’re depressed. 
  • 29:28: That was my rebirth. 
  • 31:19: What is one thing you wish you had known at the very beginning?  
  • 32:07: If you could only do one thing to improve health care, what would it be and why?  
  • 34:37: If I hadn’t had adequate health care, I probably wouldn’t be here talking with you or anybody else.  
  • 35:11: Thriver Rapid Fire Questions
  • 37:17: Aside from Cancer U, what’s one resource that you would recommend for cancer patients and caregivers? 


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