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With more than 100 cancer care providers, Minnesota Oncology offers access to the latest evidence-based treatment paths, 12 close-to-home locations in the Twin Cities Metro area, and comprehensive services to support the whole person. In this podcast, experts from Minnesota Oncology and our community of care discuss the latest topics in oncology treatments, research, support, caregiving, and more. Treating cancer takes a community. Welcome to ours. Visit: https://mnoncology.com
 
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Welcome to the Cancer Secrets Podcast, hosted by Dr. Jonathan Stegall. In today's episode, Dr. Stegall interviews Elizabeth Cohn Stuntz -author of Coping With Cancer to help cancer patients develop skills to manage their emotions and balance uncertainty with hope. To learn more about DBT and how to cope with cancer and get a copy of Elizabeth's boo…
 
Oncology pharmacists serve an important role on the patient’s care team because much of cancer treatment is achieved with infused and oral medications. In this episode, Minnesota Oncology’s Director of Pharmacy and Admixture Services Paul Forsberg, PharmD, MHA, BCOP, and Pharmacy Manager Brian Meger, Pharm D, discuss the role of the oncology specia…
 
April 16 is National Healthcare Decisions Day. In this episode Dr. Emily Schafhauser from Minnesota Oncology and Dr. Bennett Clark from Livio Health share insights on advance care planning. Dr. Emily Schafhauser leads Minnesota Oncology’s Palliative Care program. Dr. Schafhauser is board certified in Hospice and Palliative Care and Internal Medicin…
 
Medical Laboratory Professionals Week is in April. In cancer and hematology care, lab visits can be frequent, and the laboratory staff are a critical part of a patient’s care team. As we recognize lab professionals, Patrice Vandelinde, Laboratory Supervisor at Minnesota Oncology, talks about the various roles in the lab. She shares insights on the …
 
Welcome to the Cancer Secrets Podcast, hosted by Dr. Jonathan Stegall. In today's episode, Dr. Stegall interviews medical doctor, gynecologic oncologist, and author Dr. Valena Wright on what women need to know and the choices they make that can help prevent cancer. To learn more, visit cancersecrets.com To learn more about Dr. Valena Wright and her…
 
Welcome to the Cancer Secrets Podcast, hosted by Dr. Jonathan Stegall. In today's episode, Dr. Stegall takes a listener's question and tackles the subject of breast cancer, screening, diagnosis, stages, treatment, and more. To learn more, visit cancersecrets.com A pilot production of Eleven14 Studios at eleven14.com.…
 
Cancer survivors can face many challenges including physical, psychological, and social issues related to their cancer treatment. The health needs of cancer survivors are different from those who have never faced a cancer diagnosis. Survivor care focuses on monitoring for side effects of cancer treatments and improving your quality of life. In this…
 
Welcome to the Cancer Secrets Podcast, hosted by Dr. Jonathan Stegall. In today's episode, Dr. Stegall covers the history of COVID-19, its stats, dangers for cancer patients, info. on the vaccine, and practical things cancer patients can do to fight the virus and stay healthy. To learn more, visit cancersecrets.com A pilot production of Eleven14 St…
 
World Cancer Day is February 4th. Learn the 5 things you should do is you're diagnosed with cancer from expert Dr. Yang Liu. She details the best way for newly diagnosed cancer patients to take action and feel empowered. The American Cancer Society estimate that in the US in 2021, almost 1.9 million new cancer cases will be diagnosed, and those num…
 
January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month. In this episode, we chat with Minnesota Oncology gynecologic oncologist and surgeon Dr. Amy McNally. Dr. McNally explains what cervical cancer is and how it could be prevented. She shares information about HPV (human papillomavirus) and the importance of the HPV vaccine in prevention of cervical cancer. S…
 
Minnesota Oncology President Dr. John Schwerkoske, MD, and Mayo Clinic Care Network Midwest Region Director Mark Larson, MD, announce that Minnesota Oncology joined the Mayo Clinic Care Network on December 10, 2020. They share what this relationship means and how it benefits cancer patients in the Twin Cities. Learn more at mnoncology.com/mayo. Wit…
 
Fighting cancer takes a huge toll on your body. Up to 90 percent of individuals with cancer experience painful, function-limiting consequences brought on by chemotherapy, radiation and/or surgery. Cancer rehabilitation can help you prepare for treatment and maintain strength throughout your journey so you can get back to the things you care about m…
 
November is National Palliative Care Month. Dr. Emily Schafhauser, palliative care physician at Minnesota Oncology, and Dr. Bennett Clark, Chief Medical Officer at Livio Health, explain what palliative care is and how it can benefit people receiving cancer treatment and their loved ones. They discuss who can receive palliative care and what issues …
 
As Lung Cancer Awareness Month continues, we talk to thoracic oncologist and surgeon Dr. Matthew Graczyk about what thoracic surgery entails. Thoracic Surgery, also known as chest surgery, may be used to diagnose or repair lungs affected by cancer, trauma or pulmonary disease. For lung cancer, your surgeon may remove nodules, tumors and lymph nodes…
 
The American Cancer Society estimates that this year over 228,000 new cases of lung cancer will be diagnosed, and approximately 135,000 people will die from it, making it the leading cause of all cancer deaths in the United States. November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month and while it is a very deadly disease, at-risk people have a greater chance of…
 
Many women experience blood problems during pregnancy, including iron deficiency (or anemia). Iron is an essential for anyone, but it is really critical during pregnancy. Iron is a component of hemoglobin, which is a substance in your red blood cells that carries oxygen from your lungs throughout your body. During pregnancy your blood volume increa…
 
Hi my friends! We're all most there, less than a week away from the big day right? Let's keep our fingers crossed! Be prepared to sit back, have your gummie ready, and your MIND BLOWN. On another note, please check out my friend Nicole Crombie's Gofundme page. She has stage 4 breast cancer, and she could really use some love. We all know how this r…
 
Minnesota Oncology’s Dr. Uzma Ali discusses the convergence of the COVID-19 pandemic and “flu season” and what it means for cancer patients. As we approach the holidays, begin to spend more time indoors due to colder weather, what do those diagnosed with cancer and their families and caregivers need to know? Dr. Uzma Ali is a board-certified oncolo…
 
We all want to know about our genetics, but who do we trust? How are tests evaluated? Are at-home genetic tests accurate, and what do they tell me? How important is my family history? You'll get the answers to these questions and a whole lot more from - Genetic Risk Assessment - Master of Science, Anna Leiginger. When it comes to genetics, she know…
 
Breast Cancer Awareness Month continues with breast cancer specialist Dr. Lucia Astrid Garino. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, Dr. Garino shares her perspective on the effects of the pandemic on breast cancer detection and treatment. With more than 100 cancer care providers, Minnesota Oncology offers access to the latest evidence-based treatmen…
 
As we kick off Breast Cancer Awareness Month, breast cancer expert Dr. Michaela Tsai shares her personal story about genetic breast cancer risk and mastectomy. She also discusses breast cancer screening, prevention, treatments, and what to know when you’re newly diagnosed with breast cancer. Dr. Michaela Tsai has been featured on the front page of …
 
How goes it my friends? I hope we're all adjusting to the new way of life, because it's a whole new world out there #truestory But 2021 is just a few months away so lets keep our fingers crossed. In the meantime lets all try to have a giggle and #beadecentperson for fuck sakes!! lol Hope you enjoy the show. PEACE!LOVE! and stay laughing Elvisrico…
 
When a person is diagnosed with a non-cancerous blood disorder such as anemia or immune thrombocytopenia (ITP), they may have some anxiety about being referred to a cancer clinic for treatment. But Minnesota Oncology is also the region’s largest treatment center for benign hematology. In this episode, Dr. Rajini Katipamula-Malisetti (Dr. K), oncolo…
 
In this episode, we speak with Kris Newcomer, Executive Director of Firefly Sisterhood. The mission of The Firefly Sisterhood is to foster one-to-one connections between women experiencing breast cancer and inspirational survivors. By matching breast cancer survivors with newly diagnosed women, Firefly Sisterhood helps women navigate their diagnosi…
 
Angel Foundation is a Twin Cities-based 501(c)(3) nonprofit whose mission is to provide support to local adults with cancer and their families. For nearly twenty years, their programs have helped families facing cancer find more everyday moments of joy. Angel Foundation Mission Through an innovative and integrated approach of financial assistance, …
 
A diagnosis of cancer can affect many areas of a person’s life, causing them to feel overwhelmed.Oncology social workers help patients access various non-medical services throughout their treatment journey. In this episode we explore the role of the oncology social worker and the ways in which they help patients and their families navigate the many…
 
Welcome to the Cancer Secrets Podcast. In today's intro episode of Season Four, Dr. Stegall kicks it off by revisiting the vital basics: what is cancer and why integrative oncology? To learn more, visit cancersecrets.com A pilot production of Eleven14 Studios at eleven14.com.By Eleven14
 
What is happening my friends? Yes it's my birthday! lol So once again I rambled on and on (#gummyandchill) so today's ride is not too bad. lol You ever wonder why Keanu Reeves is one of the nicest coolest cats around? It's because he's a Virgo! #Truestory His birthday was the 2nd, mine the 3rd. lol So shout out to #keithandthegirl #OMAT #OMATChemda…
 
Dr. Tim Larson, medical oncologist and physician research lead, and Lynn Anderson, RN, BSN, OCN, research manager at Minnesota Oncology discuss the role of clinical trials in the future of cancer treatment. They talk about myths surrounding clinical trials, how patients can participate in trials, and more. With more than 100 cancer care providers, …
 
Hi my friends! I know It's been 2 months, and the last show I was NOT a happy camper lol This time I'm a bit more chill as they say and I'm finding my happy place, I know 2020 is out of this world crazy right now, however we all need to just gummy and chill if you know what I mean. So sit back ( no need to strap in) and enjoy the show. PEACE! LOVE!…
 
Learn from one of the EXPERTS, Dr. Steven Rousey. With more than 100 cancer care providers, Mn Oncology offers access to the latest evidence-based treatment paths, 12 close-to-home locations in the Twin Cities Metro area, and comprehensive services to support the whole person. In each podcast, experts from Mn Oncology and their community of care di…
 
Patient Financial Counselor Amy Samson discusses some of the financial resources available to patients with a cancer diagnosis as well as the role she plays in helping patients navigate the financial side of cancer treatment. Amy is a Patient Financial Counselor at Minnesota Oncology & Ridgeview Cancer & Infusion Center, our partnership with Ridgev…
 
Voted one of the Top Doctors, Dr. Eric Weinshel who specializes in Lung Cancer is the featured guest in this episode of Cancer Care Today. Hosted by: Colleen Schwab With more than 100 cancer care providers, Minnesota Oncology offers access to the latest evidence-based treatment paths, 12 close-to-home locations in the Twin Cities Metro area, and co…
 
Radiation oncologists Dr. Ellen Bellairs and Dr. Ryan Funk discuss the latest advancements in radiation oncology, including state-of-the-art equipment and new treatment options. Learn more about the role of radiation oncologists in cancer care and how Drs. Bellairs and Funk chose this career path. HOST: Dave Swerdlick With more than 100 cancer care…
 
Get to know Lori Weinberg, MD, gynecologic oncologist and surgeon with Minnesota Oncology as well as mother to three children ages three and under. In this episode, Dr. Weinberg discusses the latest updates in gynecologic cancers such as ovarian and cervical cancer as well as what has changed in surgery and medical oncology due to COVID-19. Learn m…
 
COVID-19 has caused many patients to delay screenings like mammograms and colonoscopies due to worry about potential exposure to virus. Leading cancer doctor Avina Singh, MD, discusses how delayed screening can mean delayed diagnosis, which can impact treatment courses and ultimately survivorship. With more than 100 cancer care providers, Minnesota…
 
In this episode, leading medical oncology and hematologist Dr. Paul Thurmes gives an overview of Mn Oncology. He shares the history of the practice, what cancers and blood disorders are treated at Minnesota Oncology, what patients can expect from a comprehensive community cancer center, and what precautions the practice is taking due to COVID-19. W…
 
Welcome to the Cancer Secrets Podcast. In today's final episode of Season Three, Dr. Stegall answers the questions sent in by four listeners of the podcast. You too can send in your voicemail question for Dr. Stegall to answer on a future episode of the podcast. To learn more, visit cancersecrets.com A pilot production of Eleven14 Studios at eleven…
 
Hi all!! I just want to say this show is up..and down lol. I just got out of the hospital after 10 days. So get ready for quite a ride lol I'm highly medicated and pissed at how ugly people can be to one another. So I do apologize if I offend you... kinda...little bit.. *I DON'T OWN THE RIGHTS TO THIS KARAOKE SONG!!* I think I'm Supposed to say tha…
 
Welcome to the Cancer Secrets Podcast. In today's episode, Dr. Stegall interviews Brian Hoyer, expert in EMFs and how they impact the body's health, encourage growth of tumors, and practical ways to shield against their damage. YOU SIMPLY CAN'T MISS THIS IMPORTANT CONVERSATION! To learn more, visit cancersecrets.com A pilot production of Eleven14 S…
 
Welcome to the Cancer Secrets Podcast. In today's special anniversary episode, Dr. Stegall celebrates two years of the podcast by interviewing Dr. Kelly Turner of Radical Remission on her 10 common practices of all radical remission cancer survivors. YOU SIMPLY CAN'T-MISS THIS POWERFUL AND INSPIRING CONVERSATION! To learn more, visit cancersecrets.…
 
Welcome to the Cancer Secrets Podcast. In today's special episode, Dr. Stegall interviews fasting and longevity diet expert, Dr. Valter Longo. Both speak on the benefits of fasting on long life, health, and cancer treatment protocols. To learn more, visit cancersecrets.com A pilot production of Eleven14 Studios at eleven14.com.…
 
Welcome to the Cancer Secrets Podcast. In today's special episode, Dr. Stegall interviews cancer caretaker, researcher, and friend Theo Hanson of The Vida Protocol and Vida Center. This is a genuine and honest conversation about how Theo and his wife Kim overcame her breast cancer and are now helping others do the same. To learn more, visit cancers…
 
Covid-19 April Spike 2020 - A month that will live in infamy! Hi my Friends. I hope you all are being safe out there. This show is pretty much like the title says. Just understand we are all getting cabin fever so a rant was needed! lol #beadecentperson #staysafe #stayhome #twotearsinabucketandsaymotherfuckit With that said, enjoy the ride my frien…
 
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