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.

Creating a Charity 8 Days After a Rare Cancer Diagnosis: Dying Defiantly Founder Shares His Story

December 8th 2022, 4:00pm

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After Marshall Morris was diagnosed with a rare cancer and given only six months to live, he created a charity that empowers people with terminal illness and provides them with counseling and support.

From a 15-Month Prognosis to 17 Years of Survivorship: Heather Von St. James' Mesothelioma Story

November 17th 2022, 8:00pm

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A 17-year survivor shares her experience of getting diagnosed with mesothelioma at 36, when people with this cancer are typically diagnosed at a much older age and given months to live.

From Volunteer to Patient to Advocate: How a Breast Cancer Survivor’s Life Has Changed Over the Years

November 3rd 2022, 3:00pm

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A woman without a family history of breast cancer shares how she went from volunteering at breast cancer walks to one day finding herself in the shoes of someone living with the disease.

Reading the Fine Print: How a Footnote on a CT Scan Led to an Unexpected Lung Cancer Diagnosis

October 27th 2022, 3:00pm

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A man shares how reading the footnote of a CT scan looking for heart disease alerted him to a mass in his right lung, leading to an unexpected diagnosis of lung cancer.

Patient With Lung Cancer ‘Stays One Step Ahead’ of His Rare Mutation

October 20th 2022, 3:00pm

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A man with lung cancer shares how learning about his EGFR exon 20 insertion mutation soon after being diagnosed has allowed him to be aggressive when pursuing a cancer treatment tailored to his rare mutation.

A Patient With Breast Cancer Explains How Her Job Saved Her Life

October 13th 2022, 3:00pm

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A woman with stage 2 invasive ductal carcinoma — a type of breast cancer that begins in the milk ducts of the breast — shares how her experience as an employee at a breast cancer research facility helped her push against doctors who minimized her ultrasound findings and how her Ki-67 score informed her treatment choices.

Coming Full Circle: How a Patient Worked With a Breast Cancer Drug Years Before Reclassification of Her Disease Led to the Same Treatment

October 6th 2022, 3:02pm

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A patient with metastatic breast cancer shares how she learned that her disease was recently reclassified as HER-2 low, and what it was like to first learn about the FDA-approved drug years before she would be prescribed the treatment.

A 3-time Neuroblastoma Survivor Reflects on How Childhood Cancer Has Changed Over the Past 10 Years

September 30th 2022, 3:05pm

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Ten years after being diagnosed with cancer, 11-year-old, 3-time neuroblastoma survivor Micah Bernstein and her father, Jeff, discuss how childhood cancer has changed over the past decade.

When Cancer Treatment Leads to a Secondary Cancer: Survivor Shares Her Story of Angiosarcoma

September 23rd 2022, 7:00pm

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Seven years after completing breast cancer treatment, Angelia Carpenter was shocked to discover she had angiosarcoma, a rare cancer that may have been associated with her breast cancer treatment.

‘Jeopardy!’ Champion Christine Whelchel Recalls Why She Removed Her Wig on National TV

June 30th 2022, 3:00pm

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In less than a year, Christine Whelchel went from receiving a diagnosis of breast cancer to becoming a trailblazing “Jeopardy!” champion.