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May 31, 2021

Did you know that there is a blood test that can tell you whether you are at higher risk to develop cancer during your lifetime? Today, we have Cassie Gurganus, a Certified Genetic Counselor at the USA Health Mitchell Cancer Institute, and she explains the inherited cancer risks that are passed from parent to child and...


May 19, 2021

On this episode, Dr. Jennifer Young Pierce talks with Blair Pringle, CRNP, a supportive care nurse practitioner at the USA Health Mitchell Cancer Institute, and she shares her insights on palliative care and how it is often misunderstood. With a focus on the comfort level of patients and their quality of...


May 4, 2021

For many cancer survivors, a support group can be a lifeline. This is the case with a local Mobile, Alabama, cancer support group called BFF, Breast Friends Forever, which meets monthly at the USA Health Mitchell Cancer Institute. Today, Dr. Jennifer Young Pierce talks with Darlene Chavers, the founder of the BFF...


Apr 22, 2021

Cancer Treatment and the Heart with Dr. Christopher Malozzi

In this episode, Dr. JYP talks with USA Health cardiologist Dr. Christopher Malozzi, who treats all types of patients (not just cancer patients) with heart problems. Dr. Malozzi explains his role in the field of oncology and how there can be a connection between heart problems and some chemotherapy and radiation...


Mar 8, 2021

The Oncology Nurse Calling with Miranda Williams

Meet Miranda Stewart Williams. Miranda is an experienced and talented nurse who has spent most of her career on the oncology floor at USA Health University Hospital. On this episode, she takes Dr. JYP behind the scenes to see what it's really like to be a frontline worker on a cancer ward. Plus, she shares her...