GOSH Podcast

Season 3 Episode 3: How Does a Cancer Diagnosis Impact the People you Love?

October 24, 2022 Gynecologic Cancer Initiative Season 3 Episode 3
GOSH Podcast
Season 3 Episode 3: How Does a Cancer Diagnosis Impact the People you Love?
Show Notes

Welcome Patrick Mehr to today’s episode of the GOSH podcast!   

On the last episode of the GOSH Podcast, we met Helen and learned more about her journey with endometrial cancer during the COVID-19 pandemic. This week, we are back with Patrick Mehr, Helen's husband, to share his experiences as a caregiver during and after his wife’s endometrial cancer diagnosis. In this episode, you will hear about how Patrick took care of Helen and himself during the journey as well as some useful tips for whoever is undertaking the role of a caregiver for a cancer patient.

Born and educated in Paris, France, Patrick Mehr is a graduate of École Polytechnique and of France's civil service Corps des Mines. Patrick moved to Cambridge, Massachusetts in 1982 to become a strategic consultant. He then worked for the Boston Consulting Group before running his own consulting practice, advising industrial and high-technology companies on business development and strategy. For the past 15 years, Patrick has been running Plunkett Lake Press which publishes eBooks of non-fiction, including biographies and memoirs. His wife of 40 years is Helen Epstein, author of Getting Through It: My Year of Cancer During Covid. They live in Lexington, Massachusetts, have two grown children, and two grandchildren.

Helen's book "Getting Through It: My Year of Cancer during Covid ": 


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