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Comprehensive, relevant and insightful conversations about health and medicine happen here… on MedStar Health Doc Talk. Join us for real conversations with physician experts from around the largest healthcare system in the Maryland-DC region.

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Comprehensive, relevant and insightful conversations about health and medicine happen here… on MedStar Health Doc Talk. Join us for real conversations with physician experts from around the largest healthcare system in the Maryland-DC region.

    Blood Cancers with Dr. Kieron Dunleavy

    Blood Cancers with Dr. Kieron Dunleavy

    | Join us for an insightful episode with Dr. Kieran Dunleavy, an internationally recognized expert in lymphoma and blood cancers. Learn about the innovative treatments and clinical trials happening at Medstar Georgetown University Hospital that are transforming patient care. Discover how accurate diagnosis and cutting-edge therapies like CAR T cells and bispecific antibodies are improving outcomes and reducing toxicity. Don't miss this opportunity to stay informed about the future of ca...

    • 31 min
    All things thyroid; a discussion on thyroid heath with Dr. Paul Sack

    All things thyroid; a discussion on thyroid heath with Dr. Paul Sack

    Unlock the mysteries of thyroid health with our special guest, Dr. Paul Sack from MedStar Union Memorial Hospital in Baltimore. Ever wondered how a tiny gland in your neck can orchestrate the harmony of your body's systems? Dr. Sack reveals the critical role of the thyroid gland, its impact on overall health, and the complexities of diagnosing conditions like hyperthyroidism, hypothyroidism, Graves' disease, thyroid nodules, and thyroid cancer. Through our conversation, gain a deeper understa...

    • 51 min
    The Silent Threat of Esophageal Cancer

    The Silent Threat of Esophageal Cancer

    Comprehensive, relevant and insightful conversations about health and medicine from the largest healthcare system in the Maryland D.C. region: this is MedStar Health DocTalk.In our latest podcast episode, host Debra Schindler talks with thoracic surgeon Dr. Duane Monteith and gastroenterologist Dr. Dana Sloan for a comprehensive look into esophageal cancer. They discuss everything from early symptoms and risk factors to advanced treatment options like minimally invasive surgery. This episode ...

    • 34 min
    March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month: What to Know

    March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month: What to Know

    Did you know that Colorectal cancer is the second-leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States in men and women combined? March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. On this episode of our DocTalk podcast, we’re discussing colon cancer. Dr. Priyanka Kanth, the Director of the Gastrointestinal Cancer Prevention Program at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital talks about every aspect of colon cancer from symptoms, stages, causes, and treatment.Having accurate facts about colon and rect...

    • 24 min
    Breaking down barriers: A candid discussion on colorectal cancer screening with Dr. Dana Sloane

    Breaking down barriers: A candid discussion on colorectal cancer screening with Dr. Dana Sloane

    For more episodes of MedStar Health DocTalk, go to medstarhealth.org/doctalk.

    • 36 min
    Young people and heart health featuring Miss D.C. 2023

    Young people and heart health featuring Miss D.C. 2023

    In this heart-stirring episode of MedStar Health DocTalk, we delve into the alarming trend of heart attack fatalities among the young. With heart disease steadfastly holding its ground as the leading cause of death in the U.S., our host Debra Schindler sits down with cardiologists Dr. Barbara Srichai and Dr. Estelle Jean from the MedStar Heart and Vascular Institute to dissect the why's and how's of this disturbing rise.The episode takes an unexpected turn with the inspiring story of Jude Mab...

    • 35 min

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