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Cancer Newsline is an audio podcast series from MD Anderson Cancer Center. The aim of Cancer Newsline is to provide the audience with current information on cancer research, diagnosis, treatment and prevention.

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Cancer Newsline is an audio podcast series from MD Anderson Cancer Center. The aim of Cancer Newsline is to provide the audience with current information on cancer research, diagnosis, treatment and prevention.

    MD Anderson's Glioblastoma Moon Shot

    MD Anderson's Glioblastoma Moon Shot

    MD Anderson's cancer Moon Shots Program is a comprehensive and ambitious effort to reduce the incidence and mortality of cancer. Several new cancers recently were added to the program, including Gliobastoma. In this episode, professors of neurosurgery Amy Heimberger, M.D., and Frederick Lang, M.D., discuss glioblastoma and how this Moon Shot aims to increase survival and early detection in this deadly cancer.

    • 17 min
    MD Anderson's B cell Lymphoma Moon Shot

    MD Anderson's B cell Lymphoma Moon Shot

    MD Anderson's cancer Moon Shots Program is a comprehensive and ambitious effort to reduce the incidence and mortality of cancer. Several new cancers recently were added to the program, including B-cell lymphoma. In this podcast, the co-leaders of the B-cell Lymphoma Moon Shot, Michael Wang, M.D., professor of Lymphoma/Myeloma, and Richard Champlin, M.D., chair of Stem Cell Transplantation, explain why this disease was chosen for the Moon Shots Program.

    • 18 min
    MD Anderson's High Risk Multiple Myeloma Moon Shot

    MD Anderson's High Risk Multiple Myeloma Moon Shot

    MD Anderson's cancer Moon Shots Program is a comprehensive and ambitious effort to reduce the incidence and mortality of cancer. Several new cancers recently were added to the program, including high risk multiple myeloma. In this podcast, Robert Orlowski, M.D., Ph.D., professor of Lymphoma and Myeloma, explains what high risk multiple myeloma is and outlines the goals of the moon shot focused on this disease.

    • 17 min
    Treatment options for anapestic thyroid cancer

    Treatment options for anapestic thyroid cancer

    Although rare, with 500-800 new cases reported in the United States each year, anaplastic thyroid cancer is aggressive, grows rapidly and is not treatable with surgery. In this episode, anaplastic thyroid cancer expert Maria Cabanillas, M.D., associate professor of endocrine neoplasia at MD Anderson Cancer Center, explains the importance of early detection and treatment for this unique cancer.

    • 15 min
    What you should know about stem cell transplants

    What you should know about stem cell transplants

    In this episode, Richard Champlin M.D., Chair of Stem Cell Transplantation at MD Anderson Cancer Center, explains what stem cells are and describes how MD Anderson uses stem cell transplants to help patients with leukemia and other blood cancers.

    • 17 min
    Genetics link to colon cancer

    Genetics link to colon cancer

    A new study of MD Anderson patients diagnosed with colon cancer before age 35 found that certain genetic factors can raise the lifetime risk of that disease, from the average 5% to as high as 80%. Eduardo Vilar Sanchez, M.D., Ph.D., assistant professor of Clinical Cancer Prevention, explains the study's findings, outlines the genetic syndromes associated with the higher risk of colon cancer, and lists “red flags” that would suggest a person should undergo genetic testing for colon cancer.

    • 18 min

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