BC-009: Dr. Susan Silberstein interviews 25 year bone cancer survivor Jennifer Jackson on her secret for success.April 15, 2015 | Author: Susan Silberstein PhD
Jennifer Jackson: 25 Year Bone Cancer Survivor By Susan Silberstein, PhD In 1990, Jennifer Jackson was diagnosed with a rare bone cancer known as osteosarcoma, an aggressive disease with one of the lowest survival rates among pediatric cancers. Despite major surgery and aggressive chemotherapy, her prognosis was poor, and the likelihood was great that she would develop a secondary cancer years after treatment. And yet, this year, Jennifer celebrates her 25th year of survival in vibrant health!
Join us for this podcast, and hear:
- Jennifer’s amazing story, not only of surviving but also thriving
- How she has continued her athletic accomplishments with only part of her left leg
- Why her oncologists are so surprised to see her doing so well for so long
- How a shift in thinking about the effect of food choices on her body made all the difference