Frankly Speaking About Cancer
Innovation Happens (Part 2)12/16/14
There is perhaps no subject more important to someone facing cancer than innovations in medicine. Digging even deeper than our first episode
What You Need to Know about Breast Reconstruction
More than 200,000 people in the U.S. are diagnosed with breast cancer each year. In addition to navigating the maze of treatment options
Special Encore Presentation: Coping with Cancer During the Holidays
With the holiday season in full swing, on today's episode, the Cancer Support Community addresses the impact of the holidays on cancer
What you need to know about Lung Cancer Awareness Month
This year, an estimated 224,210 people will be diagnosed with lung cancer in the United States. 116,000 of these cases are estimated to be diagnosed in men
Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month
November is Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month---a time for survivors, patients and organizations to speak out, raise awareness—and of course research funds—for this disease.
Is it in the family? The link between genetics and cancer
We’ve all said it—“oh you must have bad luck,” or “don’t worry this could have happened to anyone.” And for some people diagnosed with cancer, this is the case.
Special Encore Presentation: Confronting Research Funding for...
Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in the United States, and pancreatic cancer has one of the lowest 5-year survival rates
Special Encore Presentation: Finding Silver Linings in Cancer
Finding the silver linings while living with cancer can be difficult, but having a positive attitude can make all the difference.
Special Encore Presentation: Single Fathers Due to Cancer
Even with all its rewards and wonderful moments, parenting is a tough job. Raising a family after losing a spouse can make things even more challenging.
Danny Jacobs- The Miracle Man
Who can forget the image of boxer Danny Jacobs standing in the ring, hands raised in victory, cheered on by thousands at the Barclays Center having just become the WBA middleweight champion?
Raising Awareness of Metastatic Breast Cancer
October, as most people know, is widely recognized as Breast Cancer Awareness Month. People everywhere become extremely active in raising awareness
There are many reasons to be hopeful about future medical treatments for cancer. Joining us for a fascinating and inspiring talk about innovation in medicine are Harvard Freshman, cancer researcher and cancer survivor Elana Simon and former senior FDA...
Us TOO: A Look into the Prostate Cancer Support Network
September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. With one in seven men diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetimes, it is the second most common cancer affecting men in the U.S. This week’s radio show focuses on the unique emotional and social...
Balancing a Career with Cancer
When cancer strikes, it can impact every area of your life—your personal life, your family life and even your work life.
Shining The Light on MPNs
This year, only about 14,500 people in the U.S. will be diagnosed with a myeloproliferative neoplasm, MPN, a rare group of blood cancers. Living with a rare cancer, like an MPN, comes with a unique set of challenges.
Living with a High Risk of Cancer
About 10 percent of all incidences of cancer are caused by inherited gene mutations which increase the risk for developing certain types of cancer. People living with these inherited gene changes also have a 50 percent chance of passing the mutation...
Life Before Treatment: What is Cancer Prehab?
Can you prepare yourself for cancer treatment? Julie Silver, MD, joins guest host Linda House on this episode to explore a new concept called cancer "pre"-habilitation. Dr. Silver is a founder of the STAR Program (Survivorship Training and...
Special Encore Presentation: Improving the Cancer Experience with...
We’re hearing the phrase “the cancer experience” more and more these days. This show is all about an increasingly popular concept in the cancer space that is all about improving the cancer experience—the concept of palliative care. Our host Kim...
Turning Tragedy into Passion
Painful experiences can be the impetus for meaningful change. On this show, hear from Regina Holliday, an activist, artist, speaker and author who began an advocacy movement called “The Walking Gallery” after her late husband’s struggle to get...
Eating Well and Staying Active
Are organic foods really better than non-organic foods in preventing cancer? Can exercising during cancer actually help you feel less fatigued? This episode explores these questions and more, featuring experts in nutrition and fitness who have...
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