12 episodes

What is a cancer-free frontier? Huntsman Cancer Institute investigates the challenges and
triumphs of delivering future where all patients throughout the Mountain West have access
cutting-edge cancer treatment, leading to a cure or survival. Host Heather Simonsen
encourages us to envision the bright future ahead by speaking with Huntsman Cancer
Institute’s most brilliant minds in science and medicine.

Links:
https://healthcare.utah.edu/huntsmancancerinstitute/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/HuntsmanCancerInstitute/

Instagram: huntsmancancerinstitute

X: @huntsmancancer

Cancer-Free Frontier Huntsman Cancer Institute

    • Health & Fitness
    • 5.0 • 10 Ratings

What is a cancer-free frontier? Huntsman Cancer Institute investigates the challenges and
triumphs of delivering future where all patients throughout the Mountain West have access
cutting-edge cancer treatment, leading to a cure or survival. Host Heather Simonsen
encourages us to envision the bright future ahead by speaking with Huntsman Cancer
Institute’s most brilliant minds in science and medicine.

Links:
https://healthcare.utah.edu/huntsmancancerinstitute/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/HuntsmanCancerInstitute/

Instagram: huntsmancancerinstitute

X: @huntsmancancer

    Engaging Communities to Advance a Cancer-free Frontier Part 2

    Engaging Communities to Advance a Cancer-free Frontier Part 2

    We discuss Huntsman Cancer Institute's innovative community partnerships to end cancer, including unique strategies involving dentists and peer-to-peer teen advocacy to address challenges like teen vaping.

    • 22 min
    Engaging Communities to Advance a Cancer-free Frontier Part 1

    Engaging Communities to Advance a Cancer-free Frontier Part 1

    In this episode, we explore how community outreach istransforming cancer care for the diverse populations of the Mountain West. We also examine the methods and successes of this approach.

    • 39 min
    Closing the Historic Care Gap for American Indians

    Closing the Historic Care Gap for American Indians

    In this hour, we delve into the historic care gap for American Indians and Alaskan Natives in the Mountain West. We find solutions— from understanding cultural norms to addressing intergenerational trauma.

    • 38 min
    Providing Care to All: Addressing Health Care Disparities in Areas Characterized by Persistent Poverty

    Providing Care to All: Addressing Health Care Disparities in Areas Characterized by Persistent Poverty

    Discover how poverty acts as a carcinogen and join Dr. Dave Wetter's
    groundbreaking mission. Engaging Huntsman Cancer Institute scientists, they're transforming
    care for low-income communities, tackling cancer at its root.

    • 27 min
    Serving the Mountain West by training the Next Generation of Cancer Providers Part 2

    Serving the Mountain West by training the Next Generation of Cancer Providers Part 2

    As new immigrants to the United States from Mexico, Jose Hernandez’s family faced tough odds. His father was deported shortly after his birth, and his mother struggled to keep food on the table and raise him alone. Jose learned the power of resilience and determination at a young age, and when the opportunity arose to conduct research alongside some of the brightest minds in oncology, he jumped at the chance.

    • 30 min
    Serving the Mountain West by Training the Next Generation of Cancer Providers Part 1

    Serving the Mountain West by Training the Next Generation of Cancer Providers Part 1

    A special mentorship program gives bright students from tough circumstances a chance to work in the lab alongside cancer investigators. It also gives teachers the opportunity to learn creative ways to inspire their students. We talk with Don Ayer and Anna Marsden about the PathMakerprogram and how its breaking down walls and training the next generation of scientists.

    • 53 min

Customer Reviews

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10 Ratings

10 Ratings

sorentex ,

Scout

What a fascinating look at the challenges and triumphs of increasing access to cancer care, the science and latest discoveries from bench to bedside, through the lens of the leading minds in cancer research and their patients.

Sus Reviews ,

Love this!

Health care shouldn’t be so hard. I love hearing about the ways that Huntsman Cancer Institute is trying to make it more accessible for all.

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