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.

Speaking Out About MPNs

August 13th 2020

In this episode of the “CURE Talks Cancer” podcast, we spoke with Dr. Ruben Mesa about understanding a myeloproliferative neoplasm diagnosis.

Eating to Stay Healthy Through Cancer Treatment

August 6th 2020

In this week’s episode of the CURE Talks Cancer podcast, oncology dietitian Rachel Wong shares some insight into the dietary modifications patients with cancer can make to ensure they maintain their nutrition and stay healthy through their treatment and beyond.

Governor Larry Hogan 'Still Standing' After Cancer

July 30th 2020

In this week’s episode of the CURE Talks Cancer podcast, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan opens up about what it was like to go through cancer not once but twice, and why he considers every day a gift.

Knowing Your Rights When It Comes to Cancer and Your Career

July 23rd 2020

In this week’s episode of the “CURE Talks Cancer” podcast, we spoke with Monica Bryant, chief operating officer of Triage Cancer, about the rights patients with cancer have when it comes to the workplace.

Staying Cool: Cold Caps and Hair Preservation in Cancer

July 16th 2020

In this episode of the “CURE Talks Cancer” podcast, we spoke with breast cancer specialist Dr. Julie Nangia about the increase of popularity in the use of devices known as cold caps to help patients with solid tumors receiving treatment for their disease keep more of their hair from falling out.

From Cancer to Crowns: One Patient's Journey

July 9th 2020

This week on the “CURE Talks Cancer” podcast, we spoke with Whitney O’Connor, who was 30 years old when she was diagnosed with breast cancer - for the first time. After going through treatment and facing breast cancer a second time just a few years later, O’Connor created her own silver lining: The Boobie Queen Company.

What's on the Horizon in Metastatic Urothelial Carcinoma

July 1st 2020

In this episode of the “CURE Talks Cancer” podcast we spoke with two experts on the treatment landscape of metastatic urothelial carcinoma and what patients have to look forward to.

What to Know About Skin Cancer

June 28th 2020

In this episode of the “CURE Talks Cancer” podcast, we spoke with Dr. Jonathon Leventhal about skin cancer and what individuals should know about the disease.

Genetic Counseling for Cancer Shifts to a New Era of Virtual Care

June 25th 2020

In this episode of the “CURE Talks Cancer” podcast we interview genetic counselor Dana Farengo Clark on how genetic counseling is adjusting to the new normal and shifting into the virtual era of cancer care.

Addressing Gynecologic Health During and After Cancer

June 18th 2020

In this episode of the “CURE Talks Cancer” podcast, we spoke with a breast surgical oncologist and gynecologic surgeon about why the topic of gynecologic health is a taboo subject when it comes to cancer treatment, and what patients can do to treat those changes.

Ethan Zohn: A Survivor in More Ways Than One

June 11th 2020

On this week’s episode of the “CURE Talks Cancer” podcast, we spoke with “Survivor: Africa” winner Ethan Zohn on his journey with cancer and advocating for lymphoma awareness.

Survive to Thrive: Improving Sexual Health After Cancer

June 4th 2020

In this episode of the “CURE Talks Cancer” podcast, we spoke with a gynecologic oncologist and advanced pelvic surgeon who discussed how patients can work to improve their sexual health while facing cancer and its treatments.

Raising Awareness Around Skin Cancer

May 29th 2020

In this episode of the “CURE Talks Cancer” podcast, we spoke with Drs. Ali Hendi and Jeremy Brauer about skin cancer awareness month.

Getting a Good Night's Sleep After Cancer

May 28th 2020

In this week’s episode of the “CURE Talks Cancer Podcast”, we spoke with Dr. Kathryn Ruble about the role of good sleep hygiene in cancer recovery and mitigating the psychosocial impact of life-changing events like a cancer diagnosis.

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.