Cancer, in general Archive

Developments in Renal Medullary Carcinoma

Cora Connor shares her brother’s story of renal medullary carcinoma and its association with Sickle Cell trait. It is not necessary to have Sickle Cell disease to have RMC.

Updating the Advocacy Activities of Robin and Mike

Robin and Mike have a discussion about their current activities in healthcare advocacy, and how advocacy can be beneficial to persons dealing with personal challenges in medical conditions

Financial Toxicity in Cancer Treatment

Is the cost of care damaging the mental and physical health of the patient? Dr. Leonard Lichtenfeld talks about financial toxicity as a factor in cancer care.

Relay for Life … time to cure cancer

Just as many technologies had to grow to the point that SmartPhones are possible, so in medicine we are now at the point that a cure for cancer is possible.

Welcoming Karen Gibson

Joyce and Robin speak with Karen G. of Florida. Karen shares her story of living with kidney cancer and working with others in her community to inspire them with hope.

Lung Cancer and More

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

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

About the Genetics of Cancer

The Dana Farber/Harvard Cancer Center presents its first ever conference on the genetics of cancer April 9 at the Jimmy Fund Auditorium, beginning at 7 AM.

ESMO and Immuno-Oncology

Hopes are high that immuno-oncology, will control cancer — but how much of the hype is yet real? Deb Maskens talks about ESMO and 10-for-IO.

Cancer in Families – Lynch syndrome

Mike and Joyce speak with Georgia Hurst, a wife and mother who writes about the medical and emotional aspects of having a genetic risk factor like Lynch syndrome.