Posts by Nick Giallourakis

Brother and Advocate

Nick is the Executive Director of the Steven G AYA Cancer Research Fund and President/Co-Founder of Elephants and Tea. The Steven G. AYA Cancer Research Funds’ mission is to support the adolescent and young adult (AYA) cancer community in wellness, education and research.

Spilling Tea with the G’s: Season 2 – Episode 4 – Simon Davies

by Nick Giallourakis November 24, 2020

The Executive Director of Teen Cancer America, Simon Davies, drops by to spill tea with the G boys. Simon is a long time veteran in the AYA cancer community. We talk about the amazing work TCA is doing for AYA hospital programs in the United States and why Simon has been do involved with the cancer community.

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Spilling Tea with the G’s: Season 2 – Episode 3 – This Exceptional Journey

by Nick Giallourakis November 17, 2020

The one and only Yolanda Murphy joins the G’s to spill some tea! In this episode we talk about the power of being an advocate for others, Yolanda’s impact with her blog https://thisexceptionaljourney.com/, what drives us to help others, and Yolanda’s Elephant in the room when it comes to cancer. A lot of laughs and a few necessary tears. Yolanda even turns the tables and starts asking the G brothers questions too!

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Spilling Tea with the G’s – Season 2 – Episode 2 – Siblings

by Nick Giallourakis November 10, 2020

In this episode, Steve and I welcome in another pair of siblings faced with cancer, Ben and Jessica Valence. Jessica talks about how she handled her cancer, while Ben gets into the brother-point of view.

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Spilling Tea with the G’s – Season 2 – Episode 1 – Mental Health

by Nick Giallourakis November 3, 2020

WE’RE BACK! It is the first episode of Season 2 of Spilling Tea with the G’s! The first interview features young adult cancer survivor Allison Rosen and AYA Program Manger at MD Anderson Cancer Center Wendy Griffith. We dive into mental health and how important it is for any cancer patient or survivor.

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September 2020 Magazine: The Wellness and Mindfulness Issue

by Nick Giallourakis September 2, 2020

When we put together our editorial calendar at the end of 2019 for 2020, I never imagined how significantly important our decision was to make the September magazine the “wellness and mindfulness” issue.

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One on One Support

by Nick Giallourakis August 21, 2020

We are excited to be able to partner with Imerman Angels as we continue to help people across the AYA cancer community know they are not alone in facing cancer by providing one to one support.

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Spilling Tea with the G’s – Episode #10

by Nick Giallourakis July 14, 2020

In our last episode of our inaugural season we decided to keep it close in the family and bring on Momma G aka Angie aka our Mom! Angie talks about why she started The Steven G. AYA Cancer Research Fund and Elephants and Tea.

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Spilling Tea with the G’s – Episode #9

by Nick Giallourakis July 7, 2020

We had the privilege of being joined by Hailey Johnston on this episode of Spilling Tea with the G’s! Hailey is a survivor and started her new support group for the LGBTQ+ community called Escape!

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Spilling Tea with the G’s – Episode #8

by Nick Giallourakis June 30, 2020

We are back! After a two week break we had the honor of interviewing Alexa Jett and Megan-Claire Chase! We got into A LOT of Elephants in the Room and dove into the scary world of social media and cancer.

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Spilling Tea with the G’s – Episode #7

by Nick Giallourakis June 9, 2020

Andrea Schwartz and Kayla Fulginiti from Dear Jack Foundation join Spilling Tea with the G’s! We talk about why Andrea and Kayla love working in the YA cancer community and what Dear Jack Foundation is working on this year.

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