Experience We-Ha Health People Podcast

The Experience We-Ha Podcast: On a Mission to Cure Pancreatic Cancer With Barbara Foley

In 2019, out of the 56,700 people who will be diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, 46,000 will not survive.  These are sobering numbers and Barbara Foley of the Ron Foley Foundation is here to raise awareness to help fight this deadly disease.

In this episode of the Experience We-Ha Podcast, Jeff and Ryan learn more about Barbara and about her late husband, Ron Foley. Ron was diagnosed with the disease in 2004 and passed away a year later – which inspired her to help others in need who are diagnosed and suffering from pancreatic cancer.

Listen in and learn more about Barabara’s journey and how you can get involved during World Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month in November.

For more information, about the Ron Foley Foundation and Ron’s Run for the Roses taking place on May 2, 2020, CLICK HERE.

Also, here are some opportunities to join the cause during Pancratic Cancer Awareness Month:

Rock Away Pancreatic Cancer on Friday, Nov. 15.

World Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Day Vigil on Thursday, Nov. 21.

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Podcast Episode Chapters:

0:00 – Intro

1:00 – Episode Prelude

4:30 – Opening

6:15 – Meet Barbara Foley and about the Ron Foley Foundation

7:45 – Pancreatic cancer statistics

10:08 – Who is Ron Foley and about Ron’s Rescue

13:45 –  Partnering with other organizations

15:45 – Advances in pancreatic cancer treatment

17:25 – Symptoms of pancreatic cancer

18:27 – Partnering with Hartford Healthcare

19:45 – Upcoming events and awareness in November

24:00 – The Foundation team

25:00 – Ron’s Run for the Roses Event

29:50 – Show us your purple

32:05 – Barbara’s favorite We-Ha dish

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