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Practicing Medicine and Obtaining Treatments in Low & Middle-Income Countries

This episode discusses the practice patterns and clinical trials in India and how COVID-19 has impacted the field in India. 

Prostate Cancer Spotlights in 2020

This episode reviews and summarizes the year’s advancements in prostate cancer as well as looks forward to future updates.


Episode 67: Preventing, Detecting & Treating Skin Cancer, with Carlo Contreras, MD

“Any type of skin cancer not properly treated can become aggressive and can be problematic,” says Carlo Contreras, MD, a James surgical oncologist specializing in skin cancer.

Episode 51: What You Need to Know About Cancer, with David Cohn, MD

Cancer science is complicated, but David Cohn, MD, The James' chief medical officer, breaks it all down during this easy-to-understand conversation.

Episode 35: The Great Gains of Digital Pathology, with Dr. Anil Parwani

The James is at the forefront of digital pathology, which utilizes advances in genetics and computer technology to create digital slides/images of every tumor sample.

Episode 19: Dr. Sardesai and Breast Cancer Research

Dr Sardesai is a breast cancer specialist at the James. His research focuses on the link between obesity and breast cancer.

Episode 3: How the HPV Vaccination Prevents Cancer, With Dr. Electra Paskett

March 4 is HPV Awareness Day. The HPV vaccination could virtually eliminate cervical cancer and greatly reduce the incidence of several other types of cancer.

Episode 66: Reducing Lymphedema with Microsurgery, with Dr. Roman Skoracki

Roman Skoracki and his team at the James Cancer Hospital and Stefanie Spielman Comprehensive Breast Center are national leaders in the development of new microsurgery techniques that prevent lymphe

Episode 50: The Potential of FLASH Proton Radiation Therapy, with Arnab Chakravarti, MD

“We’re so excited about this new technology,” says Arnab Chakravarti, MD, medical director of the Department of Radiation Oncology at the OSUCCC – James.

Episode 34: The Potential of Personalized Cancer Vaccines, With Robert Wesolowski

Dr. Wesolowski of the James explains how researchers here and around the world are working on individual vaccines for patients with cancer or who have a high-risk of cancer.

Episode 18: Dr. Clara Lee & Breast Cancer Research

Dr. Lee is a breast-cancer micro-surgeon.

Episode 2: Heather Hampel and the importance of genetic counseling

Genetic mutations can cause cancer. In today’s episode, we talk with Heather Hampel, LGC, a genetic counselor at The James.

Episode 65: All About My Pelotonia, with Doug Ulman

Pelotonia's Doug Ulman tells us all about the new, creative and exciting My Pelotonia platform, which will replace the traditional mass ride this year (due to Covid-19).

Episode 49: What's Next at The James, with CEO William Farrar, MD

William Farrar takes a look at exciting new and future programs, initiatives and treatments at The James, including the Pelotonia Institute for Immuno-Oncology, the growth of clinical trials and th

Episode 33: The James Survivorship Program, With Dr. Maryam Lustberg

Survivorship at the James starts from day one of a cancer diagnosis. Dr.

Episode 17: Dr. Peter Shields & The Importance of Comprehensive Cancer Centers

What exactly is a comprehensive cancer center ... and why are they so vital in creating a cancer-free world?

Episode 1: Precision Cancer Medicine with Dr. Sameek Roychowdhury

In the premier episode of The James Cancer-Free World Podcast, we talk with a cancer detective: Sameek Roychowdhury, MD, PhD.

Episode 62: The James Cancer Hospital's 30th Anniversary, Part 1, with Dr. David Schuller

When the Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute opened on July 9, 1990, a new era had begun. “Dr.

Episode 48: Great Advances in Sarcoma Surgery With Joel Mayerson, MD, and One of his Patients

Joel Mayerson, MD, is one of the world’s leading sarcoma surgeons.

Episode 32: How Your Diet Impacts Your Cancer Risk, With Candice Schreiber

A healthy diet can reduce your risk of getting cancer.

Episode 16: David Cohn & The Importance Of Second Opinions

Should a patient newly diagnosed with cancer seek a second opinion? Dr Cohn, chief medical officer of the James, takes us through this stressful and difficult time ...

Episode 63: The James Cancer Hospital's 30th Anniversary, Part 2, with Dr. Michael Caligiuri

“This is an amazing, beautiful hospital that gives such phenomenal care to our patients.

Episode 47: Vaping, Tobacco, Nicotine & the Cancer Connection, with Ted Wagener, PhD

Is vaping creating a new generation of smokers and increasing the cancer risk?

Episode 30: Ibrutinib, The Game-Changing Cancer Drug, With Jennifer Woyach

Ibrutinib is an FDA-approved drug developed by the lab of John Byrd here at the James.

Episode 15: Dr. Jeff Patrick and the Drug Development Institute

The OSUCCC - James Drug Development Institute is helping great scientists take their new discoveries and cancer-fighting drugs from the "bench" in the lab to the "bedside" to he

Episode 64: The James Cancer Hospital's 30th Anniversary, Part 3, with Drs. Farrar & Pollock

In this episode of The James 30th Anniversary Celebration podcast, William B. Farrar, MD, the current CEO of The James, fills us in on the vision and determination of Arthur G. James, MD.

Episode 46: Celebrating Two Years of The James Cancer-Free World Podcast

Join us as we celebrate two years of our podcast, and listen to excerpts from some of our favorite conversations: Bill Farrar, MD, on the history of The James and his friendship with the actual Dr.

Episode 29: Jay McDaniel's Colon Cancer & Lynch Syndrome Journey

Members of Jay McDaniel's family were being diagnosed with and dying from colon cancer at an alarming rate. It wasn't a matter of if, but when, Jay believed.

Episode 14: Darrell Gray & the Cancer Disparity Issue

The cancer rates are often higher for minority groups. The diagnoses come at later stages, when the cancers are harder to treat.

Episode 61: The New James Diagnostic Center, with Chief Medical Officer David Cohn, MD, MBA

OSUCCC – James Chief Medical Officer David Cohn, MD, MBA, describes how the new James Cancer Diagnostic Center is providing immediate and safe access to cancer diagnoses during these challenging ti

Episode 45: The Challenges of Adolscent & Young Adult (AYA) Cancer Patients

Adolescent and young adult (AYA) cancer patients face a unique set of challenges and hurdles during and after their cancer treatment.

Episode 31: Physical Therapy & Occupational Therapy for Cancer Patients, With Karen Hock

Cancer patients require specific and special physical therapy and occupational therapy in order to attain the best quality of life after their treatment.

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