The Truth About Cancer . PBS

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http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/takeonestep/cancer/
Description
The Truth About Cancer video podcast is an eight-part video series. It is a continuation of the discussions begun in TAKE ONE STEP: A Conversation About Cancer with Linda Ellerbee. Each episode is two to five minutes long. Participating in the podcast discussions are U.S. News and World Report health editor Dr. Bernadine Healy; breast cancer surgeon and Breast Cancer Research stamp mastermind Dr. Ernie Bodai; neurologist and leading palliative care expert Dr. Richard Payne; and counseling psychologist Dr. Paul Brenner. All panel participants are cancer survivors. Learn more about living with, through, and beyond cancer by watching The Truth About Cancer and TAKE ONE STEP: A Conversation About Cancer with Linda Ellerbee online at www.pbs.org/takeonestep/cancer. The Truth About Cancer is a Carousel Films LLC Production for WGBH Boston and is produced by WGBH for PBS. Funding for The Truth About Cancer is provided by the John Wayne Cancer Foundation and Susan G. Komen for the Cure. Additional funding by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, a private corporation funded by the American people. If you enjoy this video podcast, please consider becoming a member of your local public television station.
Language
🇬🇧 English
last modified
2008-05-28 14:00
last episode published
2008-05-28 14:00
publication frequency
7.33 days
Contributors
WGBH Lifestyles Unit author  
WGBH Educational Foundation owner  
Explicit
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Number of Episodes
7
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Categories
Science & Medicine Health Medicine Fitness & Nutrition TV & Film

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Episodes

Date Thumb Title & Description Contributors
28.05.2008

What Does Cancer Mean Today

How are we doing in the fight against cancer? Host Linda Ellerbee and doctors Bernadine Healy, Ernie Bodai, Richard Payne, and Paul Brenner, all cancer survivors, discuss living with, through, and beyond cancer.
WGBH Lifestyles Unit author
21.05.2008

Clinical Trials

How do you find and get accepted into a clinical trial? Host Linda Ellerbee and doctors Bernadine Healy, Ernie Bodai, Richard Payne, and Paul Brenner, all cancer survivors, discuss living with, through, and beyond cancer.
WGBH Lifestyles Unit author
19.05.2008

Your Job and Cancer

Can you be fired for having cancer? Host Linda Ellerbee and doctors Bernadine Healy, Ernie Bodai, Richard Payne, and Paul Brenner, all cancer survivors, discuss living with, through, and beyond cancer.
WGBH Lifestyles Unit author
14.05.2008

Medical Insurance and Cancer

Does health insurance cover reconstructive surgery for mastectomy patients? Host Linda Ellerbee and doctors Bernadine Healy, Ernie Bodai, Richard Payne, and Paul Brenner, all cancer survivors, discuss living with, through, and beyond cancer.
WGBH Lifestyles Unit author
8.05.2008

Patient Self-Advocacy

How should cancer patients advocate for themselves? Host Linda Ellerbee and doctors Bernadine Healy, Ernie Bodai, Richard Payne, and Paul Brenner, all cancer survivors, discuss living with, through, and beyond cancer.
WGBH Lifestyles Unit author
6.05.2008

Cancer Resources

What are the best resources when first diagnosed with cancer? Host Linda Ellerbee and doctors Bernadine Healy, Ernie Bodai, Richard Payne, and Paul Brenner, all cancer survivors, discuss living with, through, and beyond cancer.
WGBH Lifestyles Unit author
14.04.2008

Cancer Prevention and Screening

How important are prevention and screening tools to reducing the risks of cancer? Host Linda Ellerbee and doctors Bernadine Healy, Ernie Bodai, Richard Payne, and Paul Brenner, all cancer survivors, discuss living with, through, and beyond cancer.
WGBH Lifestyles Unit author