Jul 27, 2020
Kikkan “Kikkanimal” Randall is an Olympic champion, active mom,
cancer fighter and “Get-Activist.” In this episode, she shares how
her positive attitude and athlete mentality have helped her
navigate a breast cancer diagnosis and treatment, and she shares
valuable advice for both oncologists and patients.
- Intro :14
- About Randall :17
- The interview 1:56
- Tell us a bit about you. Who are you? How did you get to where
you are and how did you decide you wanted to be a part of the U.S.
Olympic cross-country ski team? 2:18
- How were you diagnosed? 4:44
- How old were you when you first realized that you had this
pebble in your breast? 6:00
- What type of mentality is it that makes you such a phenomenal
Olympic athlete that you were able to translate into this taking
charge of your health and taking charge of your cancer as you move
- What was the best way for you to cope as you felt this loss of
control going through your treatment in certain times?
- What did you do to prepare for your clinic visits when you were
trying to advocate for yourself?
- How did you navigate the disease with your son?
- How long do they recommend for you to wait to try again (to
conceive)? Did you have those conversations?
- Do you feel like you are mentally approaching this period of
your post-cancer care or your post-treatment time?
- Randall running a marathon following the completion of her
- How did you get involved with Healthy Futures and Fast and
Female, and what exactly do they do?
- Did the way that you participate in advocacy change after you
were diagnosed with cancer? 40:02
- One thing you wish oncologists knew when they are treating
patients with any kind of cancer, and one thing patients should
know if they’re newly diagnosed?
- How to find Randall 47:39
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Kikkan Randall is an Olympic champion, active
mom, cancer fighter and “Get-Activist.”
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