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Share Your Story: Vicki Walton

August 3, 2021

Share Your Story: Vicki Walton

Victorianne Russell Walton is a two-time Breast Cancer Survivor. She is a CEO, a Breast Cancer Advocate, a Motivational Speaker, Radio Host, Lifestyle Coach, Chronic Disease Instructor, and Oncology Patient Navigator Trainer.

  • 03:15: I know my body; I knew that there was a problem.
  • 05:24: The oncologist that I was seeing, on my third request, he told me to stop calling.
  • 07:00: When he relayed the message that I was interrupting his golf game, I was furious.
  • 09:07: Do you believe your physical doctor or your spiritual doctor?
  • 11:33: They put these pins in you, so they know where the tumor is.
  • 13:14: My fingernails fell off, my toenails fell off, my mouth turned black, my teeth cracked.
  • 15:21: What was your worst moment?
  • 16:19: What was your best moment?
  • 18:00: Not only was it back, but it mutated to triple-negative.
  • 20:45: Everybody has a journey, and everyone’s journey is different.
  • 22:04: I listened to those messages and they remind me of who I am.
  • 24:16: And I said, sir, you’ll kill me before I kill you.
  • 26:40: When they took him to the emergency room, the doctors discovered the cancer.
  • 28:23: She said, oh my gosh, you didn’t die.
  • 32:14: I’m still here for a reason.
  • 36:33: And the next day it’s like, okay, what can I do? Who needs my help?
  • 38:15: What is the one thing you wish you had known at the beginning of your cancer journey?
  • 40:26: What is one thing you would do to improve health care in the US, what would it be and why?
  • 43:25: Thriver Rapid Fire Questions
  • 44:00: Aside from Cancer U, what is one resource that you would recommend for cancer patients and caregivers?

Resources

  • Call Vicki at 301-442-5105

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