The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation and the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) have a brand new clinical research study called DINE-CD. Dr. James Lewis is the primary investigator on the study and will talk about the latest research on IBD/Crohn’s Disease and how DINE-CD may change the way clinicians and patients view the role of diet in the treatment of IBD/Crohn’s. He is joined by Andrea Meyer, a Crohn’s disease patient and an active member of the study’s research team.
Ann Collett, mother of William, an 11-year-old with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia, talks about how the National Pediatric Cancer Foundation has helped give him hope.
Every year, experts gather for the world’s largest conference to share the latest advancements in treating diseases. Dr. Edward S. Kim, MD, Chair of the Department of Solid Tumor Oncology at Levine Cancer Institute, is here to discuss new data for unresectable Stage 3 non-small cell lung cancer.
Actress Cheryl Hines, known for her role in HBO’s “Curb Your Enthusiasm” and Dr. Marla Shapiro, Professor at the University of Toronto talk about the campaign “Painfully Awkward Conversation” that aims to empower women to have a conversation with their doctor, friends, partners about the very personal matter of painful sex during menopause.
Surgery is often a gateway to persistent opioid use. In this episode, Dr. Paul Sethi and Dr. Fred Muench share findings from the new Choices Matter Status Report, which examines opioid prescribing trends in the nation with a focus on the surgical setting.
Dr. Sean Ianchulev and Dr. Pamela Gallin discuss myopia and the positive results from its EYN PG21 proof-of-concept study demonstrating that its micro-dose of latanoprost successfully lowered intraocular pressure (IOP) and achieved patient usability.
David Frazer, CEO of the National Pediatric Cancer Foundation (NPCF), discusses pediatric cancer and the fight to find less toxic, more targeted treatments. Ten drugs have been developed for use in children with cancer since 1980 as compared to hundreds created for adults. He talks about the progress and goal of the company.
Gordon Naylor, President of Seqirus, an influenza vaccine company, joins us from ID Week 2018 in San Francisco to talk about Seqirus’ Pandemic Response Solutions team learning lounge presentation highlighting the constant threat of influenza pandemic, the importance of pandemic planning, and the advancements in flu prevention since the historical 1918 Flu Pandemic.
Brittany, a six-year-old who was diagnosed with Hepatoblastoma at 15 months old, and her mom, Vanessa, talk about the diagnosis and how the National Pediatric Cancer Foundation gave them hope. Hepatoblastoma is a rare form of liver cancer and it usually affects boys. About 1 in 1.5 million gets this disease.
Sateria Venable, a fibroid sufferer who has endured four surgeries, launched the Fibroid Foundation to educate women and support initiatives to find reasonable medical solutions for fibroids. Although she does not have a medical background, Sateria has a deep knowledge of this health problem and recently co-authored a scientific paper that appeared in the “American Journal for Obstetrics and Gynecology“. She discusses her insight on the need for new treatments, including alternative therapies and treatments on the horizon for fibroid sufferers.