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.

Teal on Wheels: Riding to Raise Ovarian Cancer Awareness

May 21st 2020

In this episode of the “CURE Talks Cancer” podcast, we spoke with a cervical cancer survivor - who is currently living with ovarian cancer - about a cross-country journey she took last summer on a teal and white Harley Davidson motorcycle to raise ovarian cancer awareness.

Nutrition Tips During a Pandemic

May 14th 2020

On this edition of the “CURE Talks Cancer Podcast” we spoke with oncology dietician Rachel Wong and discussed how patients with cancer and survivors can prioritize their nutrition even during the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Dick Vitale: Working Toward Victory Over Pediatric Cancer

May 7th 2020

In this week’s episode of the “CURE Talks Cancer” podcast, we spoke with ESPN broadcaster Dick Vitale on his passion as a longtime champion to achieve victory over cancer.

Looking Out for the LGBT Cancer Community

April 30th 2020

This week on the “CURE Talks Cancer” podcast, we spoke with National LGBT Cancer Network Deputy Director Scout about what he and his team are doing, not just to help shed light on the unique issues faced by LGBT patients with cancer, but to help them navigate life through a global pandemic too.

The Basics of Skin Cancer: Types of the Disease

April 25th 2020

In this episode of the “CURE Talks Cancer” podcast, an expert discusses the different types of skin cancer and how individuals can be proactive about screening.

Finding a Purpose Through Metastatic Breast Cancer

April 22nd 2020

In this week’s episode of the “CURE Talks Cancer Podcast” Melissa Surdez discusses her journey with metastatic breast cancer through the COVID-19 Pandemic.

A Powerful Voice in Head and Neck Cancer

April 16th 2020

This week on the CURE Talks Cancer podcast, we spoke with voice actor Rob Paulsen, who was diagnosed with stage 3 metastatic squamous cell carcinoma in 2016, about how his experience helped him find a reason to smile, even when times get tough.

Patient-Doctor Duo: The Basics of Myeloproliferative Neoplasms

April 14th 2020

In this special edition of the “CURE Talks Cancer” podcast, we teamed up with our sister publication “OncLive on Air” to speak with a patient-doctor duo on myeloproliferative neoplasms.

A Cancer Survivor's Love of Flying Propels a Passion for Volunteering

April 9th 2020

In this episode of the “CURE Talks Cancer” podcast, we spoke with a testicular cancer survivor who is using his love of flying to give back to the community, including volunteering for Pilots N Paws, a nonprofit organization that assists in the transportation of rescue animals and animals in need of medical treatment.

Screening for Colorectal Cancer

March 19th 2020

In this episode of the “CURE Talks Cancer” podcast, we spoke with Dr. Angela Nicholas about her journey as a caregiver to her husband, who was diagnosed with colorectal cancer at 45, and why earlier screening is so vital.

Creating a Community Around Hope for Stomach Cancer

March 12th 2020

In this episode of the “CURE Talks Cancer” podcast, we spoke with Aki Smith, founder of Hope for Stomach Cancer, about her journey as her father’s caregiver and what she hopes the organization offers for others affected by a stomach cancer diagnosis.

Laugh for Life

March 5th 2020

In this episode of the “CURE Talks Cancer” podcast, we spoke with the co-chair of the MMRF’s Laugh for Life event, as well as this year’s “Spirit of Hope” award recipient.

Speaking Out on Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

February 27th 2020

In this episode of the “CURE Talks Cancer” podcast, we spoke with Andrew Ciupek, from the Go2 Foundation for Lung Cancer, on the importance of biomarker testing and targeted therapy options for patients with non-small cell lung cancer.

Finding Purpose After Five Different Cancers

February 20th 2020

In this week’s episode of the “CURE Talks Cancer” podcast, we spoke with Lainie Jones, who has found her purpose in helping others after being diagnosed with five separate primary cancers before the age of 35 because of a rare genetic condition that predisposes her to develop the disease.

Breaking Barriers: An Egyptian Immigrant's Journey with ALL

February 13th 2020

In this episode of the “CURE Talks Cancer” podcast, we spoke with Bishoy Tadros, who went on to break barriers after he was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia at the age of 3 and immigrated to the United States from Egypt to receive treatment.

Seven Times Down, Eight Times Up

February 6th 2020

In this episode of the “CURE Talks Cancer” podcast, we spoke with a survivor on two very rare types of cancer, called pheochromocytoma and paraganglioma, and why more research behind these two diseases can help put together the pieces of the cancer puzzle.

Speaking Out on Early-Age Onset Colorectal Cancer

January 30th 2020

In this episode of the “CURE Talks Cancer” podcast, we spoke with Dr. Zsofia Stadler, on behalf of the Colon Cancer Foundation, about the rising incidence of early-age onset colorectal cancer.

A Tale of Two Misdiagnoses

January 23rd 2020

In this week’s episode, a pair who is forever connected by their genetic risk for cancer talked about the revelations that came from a study they participated in that changed both of their lives.

Information at Your Fingertips

January 16th 2020

In this week’s episode of the “CURE Talks Cancer” podcast, we spoke with the associate director of the Information Resource Center at the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society on support groups and other recourses available for those affected by blood cancer.

Surviving Pink: A Mother-Daughter Duo on Believing in Hope

January 9th 2020

In this week’s episode of the “CURE Talks Cancer” podcast, we spoke with breast cancer survivor Felicia Robinson, who recently wrote a book with her daughter on their personal experiences with the various aspects of a life-changing diagnosis.

Understanding Precision Medicine in Multiple Myeloma

January 2nd 2020

In this week’s episode of the “CURE Talks Cancer” podcast, we spoke with Dr. Cesar Rodriguez about precision medicine, and his recent trek to Patagonia with Moving Mountains for Multiple Myeloma.

Understanding Genomics in Lung Cancer

December 26th 2019

In this week’s episode of the “CURE Talks Cancer” podcast, we spoke with Dr. Ed Kim to better understand genomics in lung cancer.

'Speaking Out' on Legal Protection in Cancer

December 19th 2019

In this week’s episode of the “CURE Talks Cancer” podcast, we spoke with Lisa Schlager, from FORCE, about the types of legal protections in place for those with a genetic risk for cancer.

The Blueprint to Facing a Rare Disease

December 12th 2019

As a 20-something med student facing a rare disease, Dr. David C. Fajgenbaum took matters into his own hands to find his own treatment.

Life, Death, Psychedelic Mushrooms and Cancer

December 5th 2019

A new wave of psychedelic research is changing the way patients with cancer live and die.

Living With a Rare Cancer

November 28th 2019

In this week’s “CURE Talks Cancer” podcast, we spoke with Michelle Velez, who developed a rare gynecological cancer following a molar pregnancy.

There's Always Hope in Prostate Cancer

November 21st 2019

On this week’s episode of the CURE Talks Cancer podcast, we talk with Grammy-winning songwriter and vocal producer Kuk Harrell about what it’s like to be “on the other side” of his prostate cancer diagnosis, and how he’s using his platform to shine a light on the disease.

The Basics of Lung Cancer

November 14th 2019

In this episode of the “CURE Talks Cancer” podcast, we spoke with Dr. Mark Socinski to learn more about stage 3 lung cancer and what others should know about the disease.

How Social Determinants of Health Affect Your Cancer Treatment

November 7th 2019

In this episode of the “CURE Talks Cancer” podcast, we spoke with Kassandra Alcaraz, PhD, MPH, about a new phenomenon that's gaining traction across the healthcare universe called the social determinants of health.

What Is (and What Isn't) Palliative Care?

October 31st 2019

In this episode of the “CURE Talks Cancer” podcast, we spoke with Donald Sullivan, MD, MA, MCR, associate professor of medicine at Oregon Health and Science University and the VA Portland healthcare system, about his research into palliative care and prolonged survival in patients with cancer.