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This podcast is an interview format with guests to talk about Entertainment, Medicine, Thrivers and Survivors of lung cancer.

This podcast is an interview format with guests to talk about Entertainment, Medicine, Thrivers and Survivors of lung cancer.

Location:

United States

Description:

This podcast is an interview format with guests to talk about Entertainment, Medicine, Thrivers and Survivors of lung cancer.

Language:

English


Episodes

GENETIC ENGINEERING AND LUNG CANCER, This Isn’t Science Fiction

9/13/2022
Hosts: Hildy Grossman with Jordan Rich co-host Guests: Francisco J. Sánchez-Rivera, Ph.D. and Jane Wilkinson Our prior podcast, “What Did the Human Genome Project Ever Do For Us?” was so exciting and enjoyable that we all felt there was no stopping the conversation with just one podcast. We just had to go on. Our guest, … Continue reading GENETIC ENGINEERING AND LUNG CANCER, This Isn’t Science Fiction →

Duration:00:37:10

WHAT DID THE HUMAN GENOME PROJECT EVER DO FOR US? Genetics of Lung Cancer Made Simple

7/26/2022
Hosts: Hildy Grossman with Jordan Rich co-host Guests: Jane Wilkinson and Francisco J. Sánchez-Rivera, Ph.D. In this podcast, we do our utmost to help make a complicated topic something we can all understand. Many of us have heard about the Human Genome Project (HGP), but few of us could explain it to someone else. There … Continue reading WHAT DID THE HUMAN GENOME PROJECT EVER DO FOR US? Genetics of Lung Cancer Made Simple →

Duration:00:41:59

She Refuses To Be Knocked Down! One woman’s strategy for thriving with lung cancer

6/29/2022
Hosts: Hildy Grossman with Jordan Rich co-host Guests: Heather Smith Heather Smith was only 34 when she was diagnosed, simply by accident, with lung cancer. It had already spread to other areas of her body. After experiencing this frightening curve ball, she was grateful that biomarker testing revealed that she was ALK+. Knowing this genetic … Continue reading She Refuses To Be Knocked Down! One woman’s strategy for thriving with lung cancer →

Duration:00:30:34

Creativity at the Heart of Research and Music

6/5/2022
Co-Hosts: Hildy Grossman and Jordan Rich Good friends, Hildy Grossman and Jordan Rich put their heads together to talk about the importance of creativity when initiating innovative new research. They compare this experience in the lab to one of a songwriter and composer looking at a blank sheet of paper to come up with a … Continue reading Creativity at the Heart of Research and Music →

Duration:00:18:55

What is Exon 20 in Lung Cancer?

5/24/2022
Listen to caregivers for spouses diagnosed with rare biomarkers HOST: HILDY GROSSMAN CO-HOST: JORDAN RICH Guests: Marcia Horn, JD. President and CEO at ICAN, International Cancer Advocacy Network and Executive Director, Exon 20 Group; Caren Suesserman, Care Partner, Spouse, and Patient Advocate, Exon 20 Group; Sandy Kitchner, Care Partner, Spouse and Patient Advocate, Exon 20 … Continue reading What is Exon 20 in Lung Cancer? →

Duration:00:34:51

FROM THE PATIENT’S EYE VIEW

4/25/2022
How a positive attitude and biomarkers can guide your journey Hosts: Hildy Grossman with Jordan Rich Guests: Jill Feldman and Ivy Elkins with Dann Wonser, EGFR survivors Two of our other Podcasts have emphasized how important it is to get your tumor tested for biomarkers. We focused on one specific biomarker, EGFR, with two outstanding … Continue reading FROM THE PATIENT’S EYE VIEW →

Duration:00:38:52

Biomarkers Benefit Lung Cancer Resisters

3/14/2022
Jill Feldman and Ivy Elkins Hosts: Hildy Grossman with Jordan Rich Guests: Jill Feldman and Ivy Elkins Two outstanding and determined women share how their lung cancer diagnosis, along with the ability to detect a particular biomarker, EGFR, has had a significant effect on the course of their lives. Biomarkers indicate alterations in your DNA … Continue reading Biomarkers Benefit Lung Cancer Resisters →

Duration:00:38:45

SMALL CELL: BIG PROBLEM

2/13/2022
HOST: HILDY GROSSMAN CO-HOST: JORDAN RICH GUESTS: Jacob Sands, MD, and Catherine Meador, MD, Ph.D. Small cell lung Cancer (SCLC) is often called the smoker’s lung cancer, since it is most often diagnosed in heavy smokers. While this type of lung cancer is less prevalent than non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), it’s more aggressive. Two … Continue reading SMALL CELL: BIG PROBLEM →

Duration:00:42:05

What if Sherlock Holmes Had Cancer? Innovations in Detecting Lung Cancer

12/14/2021
Host: Hildy Grossman Co-Host: Jordan Rich Guests: Jane Wilkinson, Tarek Fadel, Jesse Kirkpatrick, Christina Cabana Imagine the scene of a murder. Detectives are called in to figure out how to solve the case. Sherlock Holmes was created by Sir Arthur Canon Doyle. Holmes was the most famous mastermind detective, whose powers of observation led him … Continue reading What if Sherlock Holmes Had Cancer? Innovations in Detecting Lung Cancer →

Duration:00:31:09

Clinical Trials and Tribulations

10/14/2021
Conversation with Survivors/Advocates, Physician and Researchers. Clinical trials are research studies aimed at evaluating a medical, surgical, or behavioral interventions. They are the primary way researchers find out if a new treatment, such as a new drug, is safe, effective and works best in certain groups of people. Our outstanding guests discuss the information and misinformation … Continue reading Clinical Trials and Tribulations →

Duration:00:38:13

LOOK WHO’S TALKING

9/8/2021
Survivors, Advocates, Performers & Scientists Talk Lung Cancer Host: Hildy Grossman with Jordan Rich, co-host and guest Guests: Bonnie Addario, cofounder and board chair of GO2 Foundation for Lung Cancer; Jacob Sands, MD, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute; Nian X. Sun, Ph.D., Northeastern University; John Berman, musician, Sao Paulo, Brazil Our podcast is a tête-à-tête that took … Continue reading LOOK WHO’S TALKING →

Duration:00:54:34

“WHILE THE THEATER WAS DARK”

7/14/2021
Facing Curve Balls in Times of Illness Emcee: Hildy Grossman Co-Host: Jordan Rich Guests: Ilyse Robbins, Director, Choreographer, Actor, Associate Artistic Director for Greater Boston Stage Company; John King, Deputy Manager–Hudson Theater, NYC, Actor; Leigh Barrett, Actor, Singer, Director Upstage Lung Cancer is unique in that we are the only lung cancer advocacy organization that … Continue reading “WHILE THE THEATER WAS DARK” →

Duration:00:28:53

“THIS PODCAST COULD SAVE YOUR LIFE”

6/14/2021
What are biomarkers, and why are they important? Host: Hildy Grossman with Jordan Rich, co-host Guests: Jill Feldman, Lung Cancer Patient and Activist and Jo Ellen Murphy, PhD, Medical Science Liaison, Foundation Medicine This podcast suggests that listening to our guests could save your life. Our first guest, Jill Feldman, discusses how, when she was … Continue reading “THIS PODCAST COULD SAVE YOUR LIFE” →

Duration:00:43:19

Too Young to Get Lung Cancer?

4/14/2021
The focus of this episode is to raise awareness and inform the public that young people get lung cancer, too. It’s not just a disease of old people. It’s not a disease tied specifically to smokers. Corey Wood, a college student, marathon runner, and successful mountain climber was diagnosed with advanced stage lung cancer at … Continue reading Too Young to Get Lung Cancer? →

Duration:00:33:43

Celebrities: Ah Yes, We Remember Them Well

3/14/2021
This podcast celebrates the lives of musicians, composers, lyricists and actors who faced lung cancer. Ron Della Chiesa is our distinguished guest. He’s a member of the Massachusetts Broadcasters Hall of Fame, the voice of the Boston Symphony Orchestra broadcasts, host of the popular radio show, Simply Sinatra and author of “Radio My Way”. Both … Continue reading Celebrities: Ah Yes, We Remember Them Well →

Duration:00:35:49

Big Pharma – Friend or Foe?

2/17/2021
On today’s episode of “Backstage@Upstage,” Hildy talks about the impact of big pharma on lung cancer treatment and health care in general, and the misconceptions that many have about the industry. Joining her are Cheryl Davis, founder of Red Thread Solutions, helping patients better navigate their way through the medical system, caregiver Christie Leonard, mother … Continue reading Big Pharma – Friend or Foe? →

Duration:00:34:05

Fighting the Stigma

2/17/2021
Hildy welcomes former NFL star and longtime Upstage Lung Cancer supporter Chris Draft to the podcast. The Chris Draft Family Foundation, empowering families to lead healthy lifestyles, is inspired by Chris’s late wife Keasha who creatively faced lung cancer, showing us all that with every breath we need to hold onto life. Hildy and Chris … Continue reading Fighting the Stigma →

Duration:00:30:54

Finding Joy!

2/17/2021
Upstage Lung Cancer uses the performing arts to raise awareness and funding for lung cancer research. In this premier “Backstage@Upstage” podcast episode, host Hildy Grossman welcomes three friends from the world of media and entertainment who have teamed up with her to help raise much needed money for cancer research. Nationally renowned film and theatre … Continue reading Finding Joy! →

Duration:00:36:22

Backstage @ Upstage Trailer

1/5/2021
This podcast is an interview format with guests to talk about Entertainment, Medicine, Thrivers and Survivors of lung cancer. Broader topics include how to cope with adversity, strategies to optimize life, lung cancer in the family, misconceptions about big pharma, how to help when you feel helpless, stigma, why research is important, and personal rewards … Continue reading Backstage @ Upstage Trailer →

Duration:00:01:00