Latest Cancer Shows

Curbing the Negative Effects of Chemotherapy on Adult Childhood Cancer Survivors

Oct 14, 2015

Children who receive chemotherapy for cancer treatment can be prone to negative effects of those chemicals later in life. The Pediatric Late Effects Clinic at Huntsman Cancer works to monitor adults who had cancer as children. Dr. Jennifer Wright is director of the clinic. She talks about how ...

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Do You Need a Whipple Procedure? All About the Surgery and Life Afterward

Oct 13, 2015

Do you have cysts or cancer in your pancreas? Your doctor might have mentioned a Whipple procedure to you. In this podcast, Dr. Courtney Scaife and Dr. Tom Miller discuss the ins and outs of the Whipple surgery and what it means for your pancreas, the cancer and your ability to recover and live a ...

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What Elephants Can Teach Us About Evading Cancer

Oct 8, 2015

A study led by the Huntsman Cancer Institute at the University of Utah could explain why elephants rarely get cancer. Published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), the results may lead to new strategies for treating cancer in people. Pediatric oncologist Joshua Schiffman ...

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Common Questinos About Colon Surgery

Sep 29, 2015

You need surgery for colon cancer, and you’re wondering how that is going to affect your lower digestive system. Are you going to be able to have control over your bowel movements? Dr. Tom Miller and Dr. Bartley Pickron discuss colon surgery procedures, recovery and what to expect afterwards....

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Your Child Has Just Been Diagnosed with Cancer—Now What?

Sep 25, 2015

Learning that your child has cancer is overwhelming. Soon after you learn about it, you’ll be on the receiving end of piles of information from your child’s doctor and many other people. It can be a lot to handle all at once. Dr. Jennifer Wright talks about how to process all the information and...

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Head and Neck Cancer Caused by HPV: What it Means for You

Sep 2, 2015

Just because the human papilloma virus (HPV) is a sexually transmitted disease doesn’t mean that’s the only way you can get it. HPV is known to cause many cancers, including cancer of the head and neck. In this podcast, Dr. Marcus Monroe talks about risk factors, symptoms and treatment options ...

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How Are HPV and Head and Neck Cancer Related?

Aug 4, 2015

It’s long been established that Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) can contribute to cervical cancer, but recently there has been an alarming increase in head and neck cancers related to HPV. How are the two related? In this podcast, Dr. Marcus Monroe talks about the symptoms of both HPV and the cancers ...

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