Episodes

Episode #8: Treatment Of Early Anal Cancer In An HIV Patient

Episode #8 presents a case involving the treatment of an anal cancer patient that is also HIV positive. Dr. Harvey Mamon and Dr. Paul Sax discuss how this patient was successfully treated and the historical changes of how HIV cases have been treated in recent years.

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Episode #7: Colorectal Cancer Clincal Trials [Pt. 2]

In the second part of our discussion on today’s colorectal cancer trials, Dr. James Fleshman joins Ron to discuss the ACOSOG Z6051 Randomized Clinical Trial. This surgical trial aims to decipher the differences of open versus laparoscopic surgery in the treatment of colorectal cancer. In this episode, Jeff and Ron also answer a listener question...

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Episode #6: Colorectal Cancer Clinical Trials [Pt. 1]

The podcast’s next two episodes will feature discussions around two recent and on-going clinical trials focused on patients with colon and rectal cancer. In episode #6, Dr. Deborah Schrag joins the podcast. She provides an inside look at the “Prospect” trial currently taking place. Visit howwetreat.org for more information.

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Episode #5: Colorectal Cancer Genetics, Microsatellite Instability, and Checkpoint Inhibitors

Ron and Jeff discuss their care of a recent colorectal cancer patient with Lynch Syndrome. The episode explores the case’s complications, immunotherapy, genetics, and steps in the treatment process when handling this type of case. Visit www.howwetreat.org to learn more about our guests and contact us. Enjoy!

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Episode #4: Patient Frailty During Colorectal Cancer Care (December 2016)

In episode 4, the hosts discuss the complications and processes that are involved in treating a frail colorectal cancer patient. Visit www.howwetreat.org to enhance your listening experience.

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Episode #3: Colorectal Cancer and Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)

Dr. Bleday speaks with two of his colleagues about a case in which some complications arose with a colitis patient who developed upper rectal cancer.

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Dr. Bleday Featured on NPR

Last month, podcast host Dr. Ronald Bleday and his patient were featured in a story on WBUR. The piece focused on enhanced care methods for his surgery patients. Listen to the spot.

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Episode #1: Post Operative Chemo [October 2016]

Episode 01 (Post Operative Chemo): In the first ever episode of the podcast, the DFCI presents a discussion between our host Ronald Bleday and his colleague, Dr. Marios Giannakis. They discuss a real colorectal cancer case involving the use of chemotherapy after GI surgery and radiation.

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Episode #2: Imaging in Rectal Cases [November 2016]

Dr. Michael Rosenthal joins the podcast to present a colorectal cancer case involving extensive work with various imaging practices for both treatment and diagnosis.

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