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.

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.

A Song for Hope

July 4th 2019

Cancer Blows, an event by The Ryan Anthony Foundation, offers hope for many with cancer – all while raising awareness for multiple myeloma.

One Melanoma Survivor's Letter to Her Younger Self

June 27th 2019

In this week’s episode of “CURE Talks Cancer,” we spoke with a melanoma survivor who wishes she knew at diagnosis what her cancer journey would do for her – not to her.

Finding a Way Forward in Blood Cancer

June 20th 2019

Information about myeloproliferative neoplasms – or MPNs – is hard to come by. But the MPN Research Foundation’s myMPN Patient Registry aims to change that. Learn more about it in this week's episode of the CURE Talks Cancer podcast.

Finding Hope in Darkness

June 13th 2019

In this week’s episode of the “CURE® Talks Cancer” podcast, we spoke with a caregiver who found hope in the darkness after losing her son to lung cancer at just 29 years old.

What You Need to Know About Genomics

June 6th 2019

In this week’s episode, we spoke with a patient and his doctor about genomic testing and how it can change treatment outcomes for patients with cancer.

The Basics of Bladder Cancer

May 30th 2019

In this episode of “CURE Talks Cancer,” we spoke with a patient, an advocate and a doctor to learn more about bladder cancer and what others should know about the disease.

Firsthand Experience With CAR T-Cell Therapy

May 23rd 2019

In this episode, we spoke with a rare lymphoma survivor on how chimeric antigen receptor T-cell therapy saved her life.

Katie Couric: Advice to My Younger Self

May 16th 2019

In this week’s episode, we spoke with legendary broadcast journalist Katie Couric about serving as a cancer caregiver and her new initiative with Merck’s Your Cancer Game Plan, called “With Love, Me.”

Speaking Out About Breast Implant-Associated Cancer

May 9th 2019

In this episode of CURE® Talks Cancer, we spoke with an advocate who is raising awareness around the recent controversy surrounding a certain type of breast implant that is causing a rare type of lymphoma.

One-On-One Support Among Cancer Fighters, Survivors and Caregivers

May 2nd 2019

In this week’s episode, we spoke with the founder of Imerman Angels on providing personalized connections to enable one-on-one support among cancer fighters, survivors and caregivers.

Focusing on Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer

April 25th 2019

In this week’s episode, we spoke with a young adult and a child life specialist who discussed the importance of focusing on the needs of AYAs with cancer.

Giuliana Rancic: This Too Shall Pass

April 18th 2019

In this week’s episode, we spoke with entertainment journalist Giuliana Rancic, who discussed her breast cancer journey and how, at the end of the day, she continued to tell herself, “This, too, shall pass.”

Addressing Nutritional Needs in Cancer

April 11th 2019

In this week’s episode, we spoke with the founder and CEO of Savor Health on the importance of nutrition for patients and caregivers before, during and after cancer treatment.

Drumming Out Head and Neck Cancer with Rikki Rockett

April 8th 2019

In this Special Edition of CURE Talks Cancer, we chat with Poison drummer and throat cancer survivor Rikki Rockett about his cancer journey and why it's important to "Open Up and Say... Ahh!" during Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Week.