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New scientific developments are transforming the future of cancer treatment and care. Hosted by world-renowned hematologist and medical oncologist Dr. John Leonard, CancerCast is your window into research breakthroughs, innovative therapies and honest accounts of living with and beyond cancer. Questions or suggestions? Email us atcancercast@med.cornell.edu.

New scientific developments are transforming the future of cancer treatment and care. Hosted by world-renowned hematologist and medical oncologist Dr. John Leonard, CancerCast is your window into research breakthroughs, innovative therapies and honest accounts of living with and beyond cancer. Questions or suggestions? Email us atcancercast@med.cornell.edu.
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New scientific developments are transforming the future of cancer treatment and care. Hosted by world-renowned hematologist and medical oncologist Dr. John Leonard, CancerCast is your window into research breakthroughs, innovative therapies and honest accounts of living with and beyond cancer. Questions or suggestions? Email us atcancercast@med.cornell.edu.

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Episodes

Leonard List 2018

11/20/2018
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The 15 most interesting abstracts to be presented at the 2018 meeting of the American Society of Hematology (ASH), according to Dr. John Leonard. Host: John Leonard, MD, world-renowned hematologist and medical oncologist at Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital.

Duration:00:51:38

Screening for Prostate Cancer

11/12/2018
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What all men and their loved ones should know about prostate cancer screening. Guest: Jim Hu, MD, MPH, urologic oncologist and director of the Lefrak Center for Robotic Surgery at Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital. Host: John Leonard, MD, world-renowned hematologist and medical oncologist at Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital.

Duration:00:29:23

Updates in Pancreatic Cancer Research and Treatment

9/18/2018
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The latest advances in caring for people with pancreatic cancer. Guest: Allyson Ocean, MD, gastrointestinal oncologist and pancreatic cancer expert at Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital. Host: John Leonard, MD, world-renowned hematologist and medical oncologist at Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital.

Duration:00:27:15

Early Detection of Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML)

9/6/2018
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How specific gene mutations can enable prediction of acute myeloid leukemia (AML) up to a decade prior to disease development. Guest: Pinkal Desai, MD, hematologist and medical oncologist at the Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital Leukemia Program. Host: John Leonard, MD, world-renowned hematologist and medical oncologist at Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital.

Duration:00:26:10

Preventing Chemotherapy-Related Hair Loss

8/22/2018
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The functionality and significance of scalp-cooling technology. Guest: Tessa Cigler, MD, MPH, Clinical Director of the Breast Center at Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital. Host: John Leonard, MD, world-renowned hematologist and medical oncologist at Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital.

Duration:00:21:26

Advocacy, Awareness and Support for People with Cancer

8/15/2018
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The importance of patient advocacy and how those affected by cancer can make their voices heard. Guest: Meghan Gutierrez, Chief Executive Officer of the Lymphoma Research Foundation. Host: John Leonard, MD, world-renowned hematologist and medical oncologist at Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital.

Duration:00:26:06

Innovative Breakthroughs in Cancer Care

7/6/2018
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An expert synopsis of the hottest topics in cancer research and treatment, including precision medicine, immunotherapy, and liquid biopsies to capture circulating tumor DNA. Guest: David Nanus, M.D., Chief of Hematology and Medical Oncology at Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital. Host: John Leonard, M.D., world-renowned hematologist and medical oncologist at Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital.

Duration:00:26:22

Confronting a Cancer Diagnosis and Life After Treatment

7/6/2018
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How one patient, diagnosed with lymphoma at age 29, coped with the lifestyle changes brought about by cancer. Guest: CC Webster, Hodgkin lymphoma survivor. Host: John Leonard, M.D., world-renowned hematologist and medical oncologist at Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital.

Duration:00:25:46

Anxiety Management for Patients and Caregivers

7/6/2018
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Why anxiety management is so important for all those affected by cancer, plus actionable coping strategies. Guest: Kelly Trevino, Ph.D., clinical psychologist at Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital. Host: John Leonard, M.D., world-renowned hematologist and medical oncologist at Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

Duration:00:24:53

CAR T-Cell Therapy: An Overview

7/6/2018
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An exploration of CAR T-cell therapy and its role in the future of cancer treatment. Guest: David G. Maloney, M.D., Ph. D., medical director of cellular immunotherapy at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. Host: John Leonard, M.D., world-renowned hematologist and medical oncologist at Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital.

Duration:00:29:58