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Cancer ABCs From Surviving To Thriving - How to Thrive with Cancer

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https://ard.bmj.com/content/early/2021/08/22/annrheumdis-2021-220597 As per the link above, individuals taking the drug methotrexate experience an up to 62% reduced rate of an immunological response when given a mRNA Covid-19 vaccination like t
When you are first diagnosed with cancer, when the doctor says to you have cancer, you are likely to have many different responses. Among these first possible responses are fear, apprehension, disbelief, sadness, anger, dread, or even denial. A
Joel Nowak and Shane Norris discuss his unusual Covid Pandemic Journey with a new prostate cancer diagnosis.  Shane, a well-respected music producer and gig worker, joined with other New Orleans artists to raise funds for out-of-work musicians.
Radiopharmaceutical scans (PETS) are a vital tool in our fight against cancer. These special PET scans allow us to make earlier cancer diagnoses while a cancer is still contained in the original organ.   With an earlier diagnosis, treatments ca
Joel T Nowak from Cancer ABCs discusses with Dr. Rana McKay, Associate Professor of Medicine at the Moores Cancer Center at the University of California in San Diego,  her recently published article that analysizes real world data that demonstr
One of the most common question men with prostate cancer ask us at Cancer ABCs is if they can stop their hormone therapy (ADT) when they go on a second generation hormone treatment like abiraterone (Zytiga).A recent analysis of the SPARE Trial
Men who have a local prostate cancer recurrence, or their PSA starts increasing, after having prostate cancer surgery (a radical prostatectomy), the treatment of choice is considered salvage radiotherapy (SRT). In the post prostatectomy setting
Genetic testing plays a major role in identifying an individual's risk for developing cancer as well as the management of many different cancers, including prostate cancer.  It's important that we patients know the limits of a key federal priva
Written Transcript at https://www.cancerabcs.org/transcript-racial-disparities-in-prostate-cancer-clinical-trialsJoel T Nowak interviews Emily Rencsok, an MD/PhD student at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.  They discuss the findin
Written Transcript at:https://www.cancerabcs.org/transcript-pc-treatment-in-the-covid19-eraJoel Nowak discusses how one doctor, Dr. Emmanuel Antonarakis from The Johns Hopkins Hospital has modified his prostate cancer treatments in the era of t
Written Transcript at:https://www.cancerabcs.org/transcript-provengesurvivaladvantageDr. Tim Richardson talks with Joel Nowak talk about the real survival advantages that the immunotherapy known as Provenge (sipuleucel-T) offers to men, especia
Written Transcript at:https://www.cancerabcs.org/transcript-urinary-incontinence-post-radical-prostatectomy-solutionsJoel Nowak discusses why men who have a radical prostatectomy, or the surgical removal of their prostate gland to treat prostat
Written Transcript at:https://www.cancerabcs.org/transcript-oncotype-prostate-sore-and-active-surveillanceMr. Anson Tharayanil, a Medical Science Liaison from Genomic Health rejoins Joel Nowak from Cancer ABCs to talk about another test for men
Written Transcript at:https://www.cancerabcs.org/transcript-using-the-genomic-health-arv-7-test-when-you-arev-aking-xtandi-zytiga-or-erleadaIn this podcast Anson Tharayanil, a Meical Science Liaison from Genomic Health, Inc. talks with Joel Now
Dr. Ken Pienta from The Johns Hopkins Hospital explains all about metastatic prostate Written Transcript at:https://www.cancerabcs.org/transcript-dr-ken-pienta-discusses-what-is-metastatic-prostate-cancercancer and how it spreads or metastasize
Written Transcript at:https://www.cancerabcs.org/transcriptMark Hall was diagnosed with metastatic prostate cancer with a PSA of 4,400 and a Gleason Score of 8.  Despite these terrible numbers he has been thriving the last four years with an un
Hearing that someone you know or a loved one has been diagnosed with cancer is often scary.  Not only are you concerned about their health, but many of us are not sure how to speak with them or offer them help.  We want to reach out to them, bu
Joel T Nowak from Cancer ABCs along with oncology nurse Fran Fanning (co-owner of Heavenly Hash) participated in a prostate cancer patient conference sponsored by Prostate Cancer International.  The conference was held in Ft. Meyers Florida in
Joel Nowak from Cancer ABCs interviews Michael Singer, a male breast cancer thriver. Michael, diagnosed at age 50, shares his journey and his advocacy as a man with breast cancer. Three years before learning that he had breast cancer his sister
Joel Nowak talks with Dr. Corrie Painter. who is an eight-year Cancer Thriver with Angiosarcoma, a very rare and lethal cancer of the interior of the blood vessels. Dr. Painter is a researcher with the Broad Institute of MIT and Dana Farber. Sh
Joel T Nowak interviews Dr. Maryanne Sadar, who has developed a novel drug target, an investigational treatment, that is a first in class hormone therapy operating on the N Terminal Domain of the androgen receptor. The investigational treatment
Joel Nowak interviews Dr. Eli Van Allen, a medical oncologist specializing in prostate cancer, from the Broad Institute, an MIT and Dana Farber collaboration and the Dana Farber Hospital about the Metastatic Prostate Cancer Project. The proje
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