Managing Your Health Archive

The Cost of Falling among Older Adults


Dr. Gwen Bergen speaks with us about the cost to the health care system of falls among older adults in the United States and how to prevent falling.

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.

Debbie Does Bethesda – a story of Oncocytoma

Debra shares her adventures with kidney cancer and oncocytoma.

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.

Should I worry about Gadolinium?


Joyce and Robin talk with Dr. Richard Samelka, who is involved in investigations into the long-term effects of the use of gadolinium.

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