Frankly Speaking About Cancer
Understanding Clinical Pathways01/27/15
There are an estimated 14.5 million cancer survivors in the United States. By the year 2024, that number is expected
What Do I Tell the Kids?
Parenting with cancer can often be an overwhelming and challenging experience. Often, one of the most difficult parts is figuring
Sex and Intimacy after Cancer
According to the National Cancer Institute, anywhere between 40% and 100% of patients with cancer experience some kind of sexual problem
Navigating the Open Enrollment Period for Health Insurance
Saturday, November 15 marked the first day of the 2015 open enrollment period for health insurance in your state’s
Your Immune System and Cancer Treatment
Immunotherapy is one of the most exciting emerging areas of cancer treatment. Many experts now believe that it is well on its way to becoming a pillar
Facing a lung cancer diagnosis
Being empowered is choosing to adopt actions, behaviors, and attitudes that can help you regain a sense of control over your treatment
Innovation Happens (Part 2)
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.
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