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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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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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English

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


Episodes

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

Answering The Call- Coach Tom Coughlin and Caitlin Kiernan

5/22/2018
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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

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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Kim Thiboldeaux interviews Dr. James Ford in this episode of our special series “Spotlight on Metastatic Breast Cancer,” focusing on precision medicine.

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

Spotlight on Metastatic Breast Cancer- Palliative Care

3/13/2018
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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

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

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

Hype or Hope? CIMAvax A Cuban Lung Cancer Vaccine

9/19/2017
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In the latest installment of our special series “Innovation Happens,” we take a look at CIMAvax, a promising lung cancer vaccine developed in Cuba that is getting a lot of attention here in the United States.

Duration:00:56:15

Encore: Shining The Light on MPNs

9/12/2017
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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.

Duration:00:59:32

Treatment Decision-Making Part 2: Knowing Your Options

9/5/2017
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As you or a loved one face complicated decisions about treatment and care, a proven strategy that helps is to be as prepared as possible.

Duration:00:55:44

The Promise of Biosimilars

8/29/2017
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In 2010, the Biologics Price Competition and Innovation Act signed into law by President Barack Obama as part of the Affordable Care Act, aimed to promote the development of biological products and create competition, with the goals of increasing treatment options and reducing health care costs.

Duration:00:56:50

Encore: Balancing a Career with Cancer

8/22/2017
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When cancer strikes, it can impact every area of your life—your personal life, your family life and even your work life.

Duration:00:56:23

Sexual Wellness and Fertility After Cancer

8/15/2017
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Studies have shown that 60% of cancer survivors report sexual dysfunction after treatment and 50% did not bring up this issue to their health care team. On this episode of Frankly Speaking About Cancer, host Kim Thiboldeaux and guest Dr. Leslie Schover, a clinical psychologist who Kim calls the "Dr. Ruth of cancer," discuss specific ways to empower and educate patients about sexual wellness after cancer.

Duration:00:56:37