The Top 10 'CURE Talks Cancer' Podcasts of 2020

December 27, 2020
Jessica Skarzynski
Jessica Skarzynski

Here are the top 10 episodes of the “CURE Talks Cancer” podcast from 2020.

Each week, the “CURE® Talks Cancer” podcast features a dialogue with patients, survivors, caregivers, advocates and other health care professionals, with the goal of making cancer understandable and bringing the cancer community together.

From in-depth discussions on specific cancer types to the unique stories of patients and their families, let’s take a look back at the top 10 podcasts of 2020 – and be sure to subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to your favorite shows so you don’t miss an episode in 2021!

10. Eating to Stay Healthy Through Cancer Treatment

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.

9. A Tale of Two Misdiagnoses

Listen as a pair who is forever connected by their genetic risk for cancer talk about the revelations that came from a study, they participated in that changed both of their lives.

8. Patient-Doctor Duo: The Basics of Myeloproliferative Neoplasms

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.

7. Laugh For Life

Each year, the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation hosts its Laugh for Life event, which aims to educate, empower and inspire individuals to raise awareness and funds for multiple myeloma research. In this episode, we spoke with the co-chair of the event, as well as this year’s “Spirit of Hope” award recipient.

6. Seven Times Down, Eight Times Up

Here, we spoke with a survivor on two very rare types of cancer, called pheochromocytoma and paraganglioma, and discuss why more research behind these two diseases can help put together the pieces of the cancer puzzle.

5. Speaking Out on Early-Age Onset Colorectal Cancer

In this episode, we’re joined by Dr. Zsofia Stadler, of the Colon Cancer Foundation, who talks with us about the rising incidence of early-age onset colorectal cancer.

4. Finding Purpose After Five Different Cancers

Here, we chat with Lainie Jones, who has found her purpose in helping others after being diagnosed with five separate primary cancers before the age of 35 due to a rare genetic condition that predisposes her to develop the disease.

3. Speaking Out on Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

Listen as we speak with Andrew Ciupek, from the Go2 Foundation for Lung Cancer, about the importance of biomarker testing and targeted therapy options for patients with non-small cell lung cancer.

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

Hear from breast cancer survivor Felicia Robinson, who shares her story of how she wrote a book with her daughter on their personal experiences with the various aspects of a life-changing diagnosis.

1. Understanding Precision Medicine in Multiple Myeloma

In our most-listened-to episode of 2020, Dr. Cesar Rodriguez talks with CURE about precision medicine, and his recent trek to Patagonia with Moving Mountains for Multiple Myeloma.