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Sep 20, 2021

On this inspiring episode, Dr. Jennifer Young Pierce talks with Dr. Phillip Fields, professor of anatomy at the University of South Alabama College of Medicine. In 2007, Dr. Fields was diagnosed with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) and told to give up his passion - running. Refusing to let leukemia dictate his life,...


Sep 13, 2021

On this episode, Dr. Jennifer Young Pierce talks with Dr. Martin Heslin, a surgical oncologist and the director of the USA Health Mitchell Cancer Institute, about the future of cancer treatment, what it means to cure cancer, the advancements in genetics and the importance of building personal relationships throughout...


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...