Conditions Archive

Mesothelioma … 4% of lung cancer


Lung cancer affects more people than all the other prominent cancers combined. Mesothelioma is one form…4% of all lung cancer.

Lung Cancer and More


We speak with Dr. Ross Camidge about what people need to know about lung cancer.

Eradicating Polio Worldwide – the challenge, the opportunity


Dr. Jay Wenger explains that we have a groundbreaking opportunity to remove the polio virus from the planet.

Helping your baby with metabolic disorders


A young mother speaks with Joyce about learning that her beautiful baby has a metabolic disorder — what that means and how to help.

Dealing with Complex Medical Disorders


Medical conditions that cross medical specialties are particularly challenging for patients and their doctors. How to help?

Living with Multiple Myeloma


Jack Aiello has been living with multiple myeloma since 1995. Joyce and Robin talk with him about patient empowerment.

Taking care of the Family

Airs Tue, April 29, 2016 03:00PM

In addition to the patient, it is critically important to take care of the whole family. Margie Frazier speaks with us about Batten Disease.

ALDconnect – you are not alone


Following her son’s diagnosis with X-linked adrenoleukodystrophy (ALD) Kathleen O’Sullivan-Fortin took an active role as patient advocate for her son.

Smart Patients are in touch with SmartPatients


Joyce and Robin talk with Dr. Roni Zeiger, CEO of SmartPatients, about the resources for cancer patients available through SmartPatients.com

Medical Ethics and Patient Rights


If there are disagreements about the treatment to be performed for an individual, who decides: the patient, the parent, the doctor, or the state?