Joanie shares hope and encouragement despite the challenges of ovarian cancer through her television, radio, and podcast interviews. She shares how God transforms our tragedies into triumphs and the importance of living a life of gratitude.


Fighting cancer during Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month
WMTV NBC 15 9-11-19

Local author writes book to encourage women battling cancer
Samantha Bowers-WKOW 27 Madison 7-4-19

Gratitude Attitude
Drawn Onward with Teresa Janzen

She’s Dancing in the Shadow of Cancer 6-13-19
Life Repurposed

In this episode:

Cancer came unexpectedly and Joanie put life on hold, paused her career as a nurse, and in days was headed for surgery. In the aftermath of chemo and cancer, Joanie is a survivor. She now supports others going through the journey, and has published a book, In Her Shoes: Dancing in the Shadow of Cancer to encourage women and equip them with Scripture, hope and resources.

Gratitude Lesson from a Caregiver 10-19-21
Life Repurposed

In this episode:

Are you ready to tackle big challenges and pursue your passion and purpose? This week I talked about a big decision I had to make in order to pursue the purpose God has given me. Now it’s your turn!


Surviving Cancer and Chemotherapy
Heart of the Matter Radio Podcast | August 30, 2019

Dancing in the Shadow of Cancer
Tough Talk Christian Radio | 2021

Joanie’s ovarian cancer story and book, In Her Shoes: Dancing in the Shadow of Cancer
WMAP Radio, New York