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Mar 20, 2020

Cancer Patients and Coronavirus

This is a special edition of The Cancering Show. Dr. Jennifer Young Pierce and guest Dr. Jennifer Scalici discuss some of the most critical and unique information concerning the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and how it relates explicitly to cancer patients and their cancer treatment. The pandemic is a serious...


Feb 18, 2020

Dr. Teja Poosarla on the Cancering Show - USA Health

On this episode, Dr. JYP talks hormone therapy with Dr. Teja Poosarla, a medical oncologist at USA Health Mitchell Cancer Institute. Hormones can aid the growth of cancer cells; so adding, blocking or removing a patient's hormones can help cure or prevent the spread and the recurrence of certain cancers, especially...


Feb 13, 2020

Dr. Rod Rocconi on the Cancering Show

Studies have shown that if you're on a clinical trial, your survival and cancer outcome are actually better than just having standard care.- Dr. Rod Rocconi

Every significant cancer discovery has come from a clinical trial and the patients who have paid it forward to participate. On this episode, Dr. JYP and Dr....


Dec 17, 2019

When I think about the future of cancer therapy, I tell medical students that somebody in their generation is going to say how silly we were that we gave chemotherapy and radiation therapy to cancer patients -- treatments that we knew harmed their immune system when what we should have been doing this whole time...


Nov 13, 2019

In this episode, Dr. JYP talks with radiation oncologist Dr. Bill Hixson about the most mysterious cancer treatment – radiation -- and the role that a radiation oncologist plays. Dr. Hixson shares his views on patient care and explains how he works with an interdisciplinary team. Plus, they discuss the newest...