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New scientific developments are transforming the future of cancer treatment and care. Hosted by world-renowned hematologist and medical oncologist Dr. John Leonard, CancerCast is your window into research breakthroughs,
innovative therapies and honest accounts of living with and beyond cancer. Questions or suggestions? Email us
at cancercast@med.cornell.edu.

CancerCast Weill Cornell Medicine

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New scientific developments are transforming the future of cancer treatment and care. Hosted by world-renowned hematologist and medical oncologist Dr. John Leonard, CancerCast is your window into research breakthroughs,
innovative therapies and honest accounts of living with and beyond cancer. Questions or suggestions? Email us
at cancercast@med.cornell.edu.

    Talking about Testicular Cancer

    Talking about Testicular Cancer

    Testicular cancer is an uncommon form of cancer and yet remains the #1 cancer among young men. Testicular cancer is highly treatable and curable, especially when caught early, but it’s not often talked about. Normalizing the topic and increasing awareness for regular self-checks is critical to proper detection, diagnosis, and treatment. Guest: Doug Scherr, MD, urologist and Clinical Director of Urologic Oncology at Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital. Host: John Leonard, MD, world-renowned hematologist and medical oncologist at Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

    Clinical Trials in Cancer Care

    Clinical Trials in Cancer Care

    Clinical trials are pivotal in developing medical breakthroughs and advancing cancer treatments. Patient volunteers are instrumental in this research process. This behind-the-scenes look offers insight into how clinical trials are conducted and what participation entails, including safety precautions, risks and benefits, and much more.  Guest: Peter Martin, MD, clinical investigator for new and promising therapies, and Chief of the Lymphoma Program at Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital Host: John Leonard, MD, world-renowned hematologist and medical oncologist at Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

    Cancer’s Impact on the Heart

    Cancer’s Impact on the Heart

    Cancer and heart health can be interconnected. Cardio-oncology is an important, emerging field to help cancer patients and survivors manage pre-existing heart disease and better tolerate the cardiac side effects of certain cancer therapies. Guest: Syed Mahmood, specialized cardio-oncologist at Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital Host: John Leonard, MD, world-renowned hematologist and medical oncologist at Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

    Biopsies, Ports, and Other Tools Interventional Radiologists Bring to Cancer Care

    Biopsies, Ports, and Other Tools Interventional Radiologists Bring to Cancer Care

    Demystifying supportive and therapeutic procedures that may be performed in the course of a cancer patient’s journey. From biopsies to port placements, tumor ablations, and other minimally invasive means of treatment, interventional radiology is a rapidly evolving field at the forefront of minimally-invasive techniques for patient care. Guest: Bradley Pua, MD, Chief of Interventional Radiology at Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital. Host: John Leonard, MD, world-renowned hematologist and medical oncologist at Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital.

    A Holistic Approach to Cancer Care and Symptom Management

    A Holistic Approach to Cancer Care and Symptom Management

    Combining cutting-edge Western medicine with the ancient wisdom of Eastern traditions can provide for a holistic approach to cancer care. There are a variety of ways to manage common side effects, such as nausea, vomiting, dry mouth, fatigue, anxiety and pain. Integrative medicine – including acupuncture, nutrition, vitamins & supplements, medical marijuana, yoga, and meditation – can play an important role in patients’ treatment plans. Guest: Chiti Parikh, MD, Executive Director of the Integrative Health and Wellbeing Program at Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital. Host: John Leonard, MD, world-renowned hematologist and medical oncologist at Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital.

    ASCO 2021 Highlights

    ASCO 2021 Highlights

    A review of important research presented at the 2021 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting and a guide to the scientific jargon to better understand how clinical trials are designed, what is being evaluated and what the research showed.  Guest: Manish Shah, MD, Director of the Solid Tumor Service and Gastrointestinal (GI) Oncology Program at Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital. Host: John Leonard, MD, world-renowned hematologist and medical oncologist at Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital.

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24 Ratings

24 Ratings

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Interventional Radiology

Lots of great information from Dr Pau about what interventional radiologists do and what patients can expect. Excellent!!

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Excellent

Very informative. Thanks for the information

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