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Frankly Speaking About Cancer

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Frankly Speaking About Cancer takes you on a journey through topics that inform and inspire people with cancer and their loved ones. Hosted by Cancer Support Community President & CEO, Kim Thiboldeaux, episodes tackle critical issues including: achieving the best care and quality of life, treatments of the future, the drug approval process, relieving stress and anxiety, life beyond treatment and talking to kids about cancer.

Frankly Speaking About Cancer takes you on a journey through topics that inform and inspire people with cancer and their loved ones. Hosted by Cancer Support Community President & CEO, Kim Thiboldeaux, episodes tackle critical issues including: achieving the best care and quality of life, treatments of the future, the drug approval process, relieving stress and anxiety, life beyond treatment and talking to kids about cancer.
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Washington, DC

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VoiceAmerica

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Frankly Speaking About Cancer takes you on a journey through topics that inform and inspire people with cancer and their loved ones. Hosted by Cancer Support Community President & CEO, Kim Thiboldeaux, episodes tackle critical issues including: achieving the best care and quality of life, treatments of the future, the drug approval process, relieving stress and anxiety, life beyond treatment and talking to kids about cancer.

Language:

English

Contact:

Cancer Support Community 1050 17th Street, NW Suite 500 Washington, DC 20036 888-793-9355


Episodes

Encore: Spotlight on Metastatic Breast Cancer- Palliative Care

1/1/2019
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Spotlight on Metastatic Breast Cancer- The Benefits of Palliative Care Patients are living longer than ever with metastatic breast cancer.

Duration:00:54:58

Encore: Spotlight on Metastatic Breast Cancer- Living Well and Thriving

12/25/2018
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In this edition of our special series “Spotlight on Metastatic Breast Cancer,” you meet Lara MacGregor who is not just living well with metastatic breast cancer, but thriving.

Duration:00:55:58

Immunotherapy and Lung Cancer

11/6/2018
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Without a doubt, the past few years have been an exciting time for lung cancer research with new drugs bringing hope to patients and their families.

Duration:00:54:04

Love, Loss and Bold Living - A Conversation with Nancy Sharp

10/16/2018
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This episode features award winning author Nancy Sharp and her book BOTH SIDES NOW: A True Story of Love, Loss, and Bold Living.

Duration:00:54:38

Spotlight on Metastatic Breast Cancer- Advanced Care Planning

10/9/2018
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This episode is part of our special series “Spotlight on Metastatic Breast Cancer” and tackles a subject that can be uncomfortable for a lot of people and often causes anxiety: advanced care planning and the hard conversations that it involves.

Duration:00:59:38

From Cancer Fear to Cancer Fierce: the Biden Cancer Summit

10/2/2018
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In today’s very special episode, we’re going to take you with us to the Biden Cancer Summit in Washington, DC, hosted by Vice President Joe Biden and Dr. Jill Biden.

Duration:00:55:07

Encore: Answering The Call- Coach Tom Coughlin and Caitlin Kiernan

9/4/2018
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Two time Super Bowl winning NFL Coach Tom Coughlin and author, beauty expert and cancer survivor Caitlin Kiernan discuss the lessons they learned from cancer and how they share them with others in the hope of making people’s lives better as they face the challenges of a cancer diagnosis.

Duration:00:56:00

Spotlight on Metastatic Breast Cancer- Making Treatment Decisions

8/21/2018
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This episode in our special series “Spotlight on Metastatic Breast Cancer” focuses on deciding on a course of treatment when you are first diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer or when it is time for a new or different treatment.

Duration:00:56:53

Nutrition with Head and Neck Cancer

7/24/2018
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Many people undergoing treatment for cancer face challenges with eating and nutrition, but people facing head and neck cancer and its related treatments face some of the most daunting ones because of the location of their cancer.

Duration:00:54:57

A Daughter's Portrait of Love and Loss

5/8/2018
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Mother’s Day and Father’s Day are right around the corner and children of all ages are joyously making plans to show their parents their love, admiration and appreciation.

Duration:00:55:01

Spotlight on Metastatic Breast Cancer- Precision Medicine

5/1/2018
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Precision medicine is an exciting new approach to metastatic breast cancer using targeted therapies guided by specific biomarkers.

Duration:00:59:32

Nutrition and Cancer

4/17/2018
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Whether you’re in treatment or out, it’s important to make sure you eat foods rich in beneficial nutrients.

Duration:00:55:23

Camp Kesem- Making Magical Moments

3/20/2018
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In many households, parents are deciding which camp to send their kids to over the summer. But what if you’re a household dealing with the upheaval of a parent’s cancer diagnosis?

Duration:00:54:48

The Financial Impact of a Cancer Diagnosis

1/30/2018
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When a person is diagnosed with a devastating disease like cancer, their first thoughts almost always focus on saving their life or extending it for as long as possible.

Duration:00:55:02

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

1/2/2018
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Dr. Thomas LeBlanc joins us for a comprehensive conversation about Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia- a cancer that poses unique challenges.

Duration:00:55:00

A Cure Within - A conversation with Neil Canavan

12/5/2017
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Neil Canavan joins guest host Linda House to talk about his new book “A Cure Within: Scientists Unleashing the Immune System to Kill Cancer” and shed some light on the history of immunotherapy and the scientists who have persisted in order to turn what was once a scientific hypothesis into reality.

Duration:00:55:49

New Advances in Cancer Immunotherapy

11/28/2017
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Immunotherapy is one of the most exciting areas of new discoveries and treatments for different kinds of cancer.

Duration:00:59:04

Moving Beyond Treatment Cancer Transitions

11/14/2017
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Your doctor tells you that your cancer treatment was successful and you are now cancer free.

Duration:00:59:10

To Go Flat or To Reconstruct - That is the Question

10/17/2017
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70% of women feel they were not fully informed about their breast reconstruction options prior to their mastectomy.

Duration:00:56:19

The Importance of Genetic and Genomic Testing

10/10/2017
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The National Cancer Institute finds that inherited genetic mutations play a major role in about 5 to 10 percent of all cancers.

Duration:00:57:41