29 episodes

The 3Ps of Cancer podcast highlights prevention, preparedness and progress in cancer treatments and research. Each episode tackles one of these areas of focus with topics presented by University of Michigan Rogel Cancer Center physicians, staff or patients. You can continue to explore the 3ps of Cancer at www.rogelcancercenter.org.

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The 3Ps of Cancer podcast highlights prevention, preparedness and progress in cancer treatments and research. Each episode tackles one of these areas of focus with topics presented by University of Michigan Rogel Cancer Center physicians, staff or patients. You can continue to explore the 3ps of Cancer at www.rogelcancercenter.org.

    Music For the Soul

    Music For the Soul

    The Rogel Cancer Cancer is lucky to have two music therapists an staff for patients to receive this intervention that can help promote relaxation, manage pain, improve quality of life among other benefits. Bob Huffman, has been a music therapist at Michigan Medicine for over 15 years. He explains what music therapy is and how it benefits not only patients, but caregivers and staff. The program is a free and is part of the Patient and Family Support Services Program.

    • 19 min
    Words Have Meaning

    Words Have Meaning

    So many times the media, family and friends talk about battling cancer. We hear it more often when someone has passed away in the terms of "losing their battle with cancer." Dr. Michelle Riba, director of the PsychOncololgy program at the Rogel Cancer Center and associate director of the University of Michigan Comprehensive Depression Center, shares why we should not use militaristic language in talking about cancer.

    • 18 min
    Breast Reconstruction

    Breast Reconstruction

    Michigan Medicine plastic surgeon, Adeyiza Momoh, M.D., discusses breast reconstruction for breast cancer patients.

    • 35 min
    Medical Marijuana for Cancer Patients

    Medical Marijuana for Cancer Patients

    Pharmacist Shawna Kraft discusses medical marijuana for cancer patients. She gives an understanding what it is, how to use it and how best to request it. For more information on medical marijuana watch this panel discussion video or read about it in Thrive magazine.

    • 22 min
    Prostate Cancer Survivorship

    Prostate Cancer Survivorship

    Dr. Daniela Wittmann, associate professor of urology and one of the leading members of the Brandon Prostate Cancer Survivorship Program talks about what prostate cancer surgical patients can expect at the Rogel Cancer Center. Topics include the importance of physical and sexual rehabilitation and emotional support.

    • 25 min
    Radiation Therapy: Prostate Cancer

    Radiation Therapy: Prostate Cancer

    Michigan Medicine radiation oncologist, Robert Dess talks about radiation therapy options for prostate cancer patients. Areas of focus include external beam and internal (brachytherapy) radiation. More information can be found on rogelcancercenter.org.

    • 18 min

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