Podcasts

A weekly podcast on what CURE does best: provide Cancer Updates, Research & Education. Each week, you’ll hear from patients, survivors, caregivers, advocates or health care professionals regarding the entire cancer continuum - ranging from specific cancer types to side effects to the psychological strains a cancer diagnosis can have on an individual and their loved ones.

The Double Whammy of Cancer and COVID-19 on Mental Health

May 20th 2021, 3:00pm

Podcast

In this episode of the “CURE® Talks Cancer” podcast, Dr. William Breitbart, chairman of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, discusses the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on mental health within the cancer community and what people can do to manage this extra strain.

A Family’s Journey with Ovarian Cancer, Genetic Testing and the BRCA1 Mutation

May 13th 2021, 3:00pm

Podcast

In this episode of the “CURE® Talks Cancer” podcast, Maria Ciesla, an ovarian cancer survivor, and her daughter Alex Cornwell discuss Ciesla’s cancer journey and how it led them to do genetic testing that revealed they were both carriers of the BRCA1 mutation.

A Prostate Cancer Researcher’s Unique Perspective as A Cancer Survivor

May 6th 2021, 3:00pm

Podcast

In this episode of the “CURE® Talks Cancer” podcast, Leanne Burnham, Ph.D., discusses the research she’s working on to address health disparities in Black men with prostate cancer after being inspired by her father’s diagnosis, and shares her own cancer survival story.

Olympic Medalist Uses Mother’s Cancer Journey to Educate and Inspire

April 29th 2021, 3:00pm

Podcast

On this episode on the “CURE® Talks Cancer” podcast, we spoke with U.S. beach volleyball Olympic medalist April Ross about how her mother’s experience with metastatic breast cancer gives her the inspiration she needs to pursue her goals and educate others about the disease.

A Cancer Research Writer Turns His Pain Into Hope For Others

April 22nd 2021, 3:00pm

Podcast

In this episode of the “CURE® Talks Cancer” podcast, Henry Scowcroft discusses his experiences writing a book about his late wife’s cancer journey and offers advice for other caregivers.

‘I’m Not Always Happy, But I’m Happy Right Now’ with Endometrial Cancer

April 15th 2021, 3:00pm

Podcast

In this episode of the “CURE® Talks Cancer” podcast, Pamela Hegg details her journey with a rare form of endometrial cancer and explains how she’s able to stay positive through multiple recurrences.

Survivor Lives in Gratitude Despite Ovarian Cancer

April 8th 2021, 3:00pm

Podcast

This week on the CURE® Talks Cancer podcast, we’re chatting with an ovarian cancer survivor and teacher about how she maintained her sense of humor through treatment and why it’s important to remain connected to your friends and family, especially during your darkest moments.

The Basics of Multiple Myeloma

March 18th 2021, 3:00pm

Podcast

In this episode of the “CURE® Talks Cancer” podcast, we’re honoring Multiple Myeloma Awareness Month by speaking with Dr. Andrew Yee, about the signs and symptoms of this rare form of cancer, what the current treatment paradigm looks like and what advice he has for newly diagnosed patients.

How TikTok Helped One Cancer Survivor Find Connection and Community

March 11th 2021, 4:00pm

Podcast

This week on the “CURE® Talks Cancer” podcast, we spoke with lymphoma survivor Nina Luker about what it was like to receive a diagnosis at age 24, and how sharing her story with nearly 200,000 supporters on TikTok and Instagram led her to find purpose with the Lymphoma Research Foundation.

‘No Excuses’ When It Comes to Colorectal Cancer Awareness

March 4th 2021, 4:00pm

Podcast

This week on the “CURE® Talks Cancer” podcast, to kick off Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, we spoke with colon cancer survivor April Schack about what it was like to be diagnosed at age 36 and how she’s working with Fight CRC on a new campaign that aims to raise awareness about the disease, so that no one has to go through what she did.