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The Cancering Show podcast features COVID, health equity and a new Casey Affleck movie

The mission of The Cancering Show podcast is to demystify cancer by taking away as much fear out of the diagnosis, treatment and process as possible.

Published Mar 9th, 2021

Newly released episodes of The Cancering Show podcast feature guest interviews on topics ranging from COVID-19 and healthcare equity to the real story behind the new movie “Our Friend.”

Season 2 of the locally produced podcast, hosted by gynecologic oncologist Jennifer Young Pierce, M.D., M.P.H., of the USA Health Mitchell Cancer Institute focuses on a variety of voices related to cancer. The podcast is available on iTunes, Spotify and YouTube. Listeners can subscribe on Apple Podcasts, where they also can review the show.

The mission of The Cancering Show podcast is to demystify cancer by taking as much fear out of the diagnosis, treatment and process as possible. The 13 episodes of Season 1 took listeners from the moment of diagnosis past treatment with interviews from oncologists, surgeons and cancer survivors.

The first four episodes of Season 2, now available, include:

Episode 14: COVID and Cancer Care with Michael Chang, M.D., chief medical officer for USA Health.

Episode 15: “Our Friend” the Caregiver with writer Matt Teague of Fairhope, whose cancer journey is relayed in a new movie starring Casey Affleck, Dakota Johnson and Jason Segel.

Episode 16: Health Equity in Cancer Care with Lori Pierce, M.D., president of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, the pre-eminent association for oncologists, who discusses racial inequities related to cancer.

Episode 17: The Oncology Nurse Calling with Miranda Williams, oncology nurse with USA Health, who gives listeners a behind-the-scenes look at a cancer ward during the pandemic.

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