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Link to Hope Podcast providing hopeful content for people battling cancer

By Amber Philpott

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) – Since its creation in 2001, podcasting has exploded.

Each week 90 million listeners queue up their favorite podcast for a listen, the topics are endless, and people are drawn to all sorts of content.

In this Link to Hope, how a podcast from Kentucky CancerLink is hoping the content it provides just might be what someone needs to hear in their cancer journey.

As Executive Director at Kentucky CancerLink, Melissa Karrer is used to a lot of meetings in her office.

Each month for one particular meeting, she logs on, fires up her computer camera and jumps on a Zoom call.

Two years ago, with the help of Ben Keeton and Run Switch Media, Kentucky CancerLink launched the Link to Hope Podcast.

“Some people watch the news, some people read blogs, some people listen to podcasts, so it’s just a way another way to have another tool in the toolbox to get information out to people about resources that are available,” said Melissa Karrer.

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