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 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.

Live for Today: One Testicular Cancer Survivor's Journey to Advocacy

October 24th 2019

In this episode of the “CURE Talks Cancer” podcast, we spoke with Scott Petinga, who was diagnosed with and overtreated for his stage 1 testicular cancer, about his journey and how he now advocates for other patients.

Triumph Over Cancer: Riding 'Coast 2 Coast'

October 17th 2019

Now a 10-year survivor of bone cancer, Dana Vaughns chose to triumph over his disease and joined Bristol-Myers Squibb on its Coast 2 Coast 4 Cancer ride.

One Survivor's 'Twist' on Cancer

October 10th 2019

In this episode of the “CURE Talks Cancer” podcast, Twist Out Cancer founder Jenna Benn Shersher shares on her journey with grey zone lymphoma and how her organization helps pair individuals to use art as an outlet to cope through cancer.

Receiving a Lung Cancer Diagnosis in 48 Hours

October 3rd 2019

In this episode of the "CURE Talks Cancer" podcast, the keynote speaker for the CURE Patient-Focused Sessions at the New York Lung Cancers Symposium shares how a pain under her arm led to her diagnosis in less than 48 hours.

Fighting Physician Bias Against Unmarried Patients With Cancer

September 26th 2019

In this episode of the “Cure Talks Cancer” podcast, we spoke with Joan DelFattore about how she overcame the physician bias she encountered during her cancer treatment.

Crowdfunding and the High Cost of Cancer

September 19th 2019

In this week’s episode of the “CURE Talks Cancer” podcast, we spoke with Dr. Benjamin Breyer about a phenomenon that’s raising big questions, big concerns and big money across the cancer landscape: crowdfunding.

'Listen to Your Mother' and Protect Your Skin

September 12th 2019

In this week’s episode of the “CURE Talks Cancer” podcast, we spoke with a skin cancer survivor who has dealt with many recurrences over the last 30 years and tells others to “listen to your mother” and protect your skin from the sun.

Navigating Life After Breast Cancer Brilliantly

September 5th 2019

In this episode of the “CURE Talks Cancer” podcast, we spoke with Brilliantly founder Kristen Carbone about her family risk for cancer and why she started her site to broaden the scope of breast cancer navigation.

Earning Your Legacy: Cancer Has Nothing To Do With It

August 29th 2019

In this episode of the “CURE Talks Cancer” podcast, we spoke with Matt Newman, who was diagnosed with brain cancer at 39, but refuses to let cancer define the legacy he has made.

SupermanHPV: Fighting Against HPV-Related Cancers

August 22nd 2019

In this episode of the “CURE Talks Cancer” podcast, we spoke with Jason Mendelsohn, a stage 4 HPV-related throat cancer survivor who created a web site geared to raising awareness about HPV-related cancers.

Human Connection After a Cancer Diagnosis

August 15th 2019

In this week’s episode of the “CURE Talks Cancer” podcast, we spoke with a melanoma survivor about the importance of community and human connection to build hope after a cancer diagnosis.

The Gift of Knowing Your Family Health History

August 8th 2019

In this week’s episode of the “CURE Talks Cancer” podcast, we spoke with Allyn Rose, the first woman who had undergone a mastectomy to be featured by Sports Illustrated, about her family history with cancer and her advocacy work with the AIRs Foundation.

Cancer Caregivers Need Support, Too

August 1st 2019

In this week’s episode of the “CURE Talks Cancer” podcast, we spoke with a caregiver about support for others taking care of a loved one with cancer through a letter she wrote to her younger self.

The Grateful Patient

July 25th 2019

In this week’s episode of the “CURE Talks Cancer” podcast, we spoke with ex-NFL kicker Rolf Benirschke about being a grateful patient and how one can choose to be the victim or the victor in their diagnosis.

Kerry Fraser: Facing Off Against Blood Cancer

July 18th 2019

In this episode of CURE Talks Cancer, we talk with retired NHL referee Kerry Fraser about his MPN diagnosis, his advocacy work, and how he uses the lessons he learned on the ice and works with his winning team to conquer each day.

From Patient to Cancer Caregiver

July 11th 2019

In this week’s episode of the “CURE Talks Cancer” podcast, we spoke with a bladder cancer survivor turned caregiver about the advice she would give her newly-diagnosed self.