Dr. Joanne Becker, Director of Transfusion Services at RPCI, is joined by bone-marrow transplant recipient Becky Raczkowski as she talks about some new processes at the RPCI Donor Center and the life-saving role of blood and platelet donations for cancer patients.
Martin Mahoney, MD, PhD, Associate Professor, and Carolyn Farrell, MS, RN, former Director of the Clinical Genetics Service at RPCI, talk about factors we can control (diet, exercise, tobacco/alcohol use) as well as those we can't (our genetic
Susan Sharcot, Senior Medical Social Worker at RPCI, discusses the special strains on those who provide care for a loved one who is ill or disabled. Adding their perspectives to the conversation are Priscilla and Vince Eisaman.
Medical oncologist Wen Wee Ma, MD, an Assistant Professor at RPCI, and Neal Wilkinson, MD, MPH, formerly of Roswell Park, discuss pancreatic cancer and how improvements in imaging, surgical approaches and pharmaceutical development have changed clinical practice.
Ermelinda Bonaccio, MD, Director of the Mammography Center and an Assistant Professor at RPCI, and Helena Hwang, MD, a former pathologist with the Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine at RPCI, outline the roles of the pathologist and radiologist in helping the care team to diagnose b
Stephen Edge, MD, FACS, Alfiero Foundation Endowed Chair in Breast Oncology and former Medical Director of the Breast Center at RPCI, offers an introduction to diagnosis and treatment of the disease, and what to know when facing a diagnosis of breast cancer. (Original air date: Oct. 31, 2008)