Karmanos Podcasts

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  • WOLB Isaac Powell, M.D. , urologic oncologist, member of the  Genitourinary Oncology Multidisciplinary Team  and the  Population Studies and Disparities Research Program  at Karmanos, was invited to speak with hosts during Patrick Henderson’s Meet the People on Baltimore’s WOLB 1010 AM News Radio. Henderson passed away in January 2024 after two battles with prostate cancer. Dr. Powell explained his research surrounding African Americans’ mistrust of the health care system and his and...

  • WWJ Karmanos, in partnership with Wayne State University, is seeking 20 cancer survivors to register for the Cross Training and Physical Activity: A Better Life Experience (CAPABLE)  classes in Commerce Township. CAPABLE is a fitness program created by Jennifer Beebe-Dimmer, Ph.D., MPH, epidemiologist, leader of the  Population Studies and Disparities Research Program , scientific director of the  Epidemiology Research Core  at Karmanos, and principal investigator of the CAPABLE...

  • WWJ In late 2007, Tom Kalas decided to seek cancer care at an out-of-state cancer institution when he was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia. However, he and his wife quickly realized they needed to find better care close to home. So, they returned to Michigan at the beginning of 2008 to seek care at Karmanos. Kalas’ oncology team, led by Voravit Ratanatharathorn, M.D., a now-retired Karmanos hematologist and medical oncologist, successfully completed a bone marrow transplant and subsequent treatment...

  • 97.1 The Ticket | 1270 AM The Bet | 99.5 WYCD | 104.3 WOMC | ALT 98.7 Colorectal cancer is a disease that can be found early with an understanding of the cancer, knowing your family history of cancer, understanding the symptoms, and screening. Eliza Wright Beal, M.D., MS , surgical oncologist and member of the Gastrointestinal and Neuroendocrine Oncology Multidisciplinary Team at Karmanos, joined Sunday Edition to discuss why this particular region where cancer can develop is called colorectal, why some...

  • WJR Michael Dominello, D.O. , radiation oncologist, Neuro-Oncology Multidisciplinary Team (MDT) leader, and Breast Cancer MDT member, joined ‘JR Sunday and explained the American Cancer Society’s data over the last 30 years that shows the cancer mortality rate has decreased. He described the treatments and clinical trials that have impacted the decrease in deaths and how Karmanos participates and often leads these studies. Dr. Dominello also defined the unique treatment services that Karmanos offers pat...

  • WWJ Jennifer Beebe-Dimmer, Ph.D., MPH, epidemiologist, leader of the  Population Studies and Disparities Research Program , scientific director of the  Epidemiology Research Core , and principal investigator of the  CAPABLE  (Cross Training and Physical Activity: A Better Life Experience) study at Karmanos, is recognized as a difference maker for introducing cancer patients to CrossFit through the CAPABLE program. Learn more about CAPABLE here . Register for upcoming CAPABLE classes ...

  • WJR Actress Olivia Munn is one of the latest celebrities to reveal a breast cancer diagnosis. She had four surgeries, including a double mastectomy. She credited her OBGYN for having her take a breast cancer risk assessment after her recent mammogram came back negative, and her genetic testing results were also negative for 90 different cancer genes. Eric Brown, M.D., FACS , breast surgeon and co-leader of the Breast Cancer Multidisciplinary Team at Karmanos , joined 'JR Morning to explain why this test...

  • Prostate Cancer Aware The Prostate Cancer Aware podcast featured  Isaac Powell, M.D. , urologic oncologist, member of the  Genitourinary Oncology Multidisciplinary Team  and the  Population Studies and Disparities Research Program  at Karmanos, in two episodes. In this conversation, Dr. Powell explains how stress can lead to tumor growth.

  • WWJ In 2021, Jill Rafferty didn’t know the cramps she experienced for months would lead her to Karmanos Cancer Institute one day. The stage IV colon cancer survivor said she wouldn’t be here if it weren’t for Karmanos. She details her cancer journey, especially her patient-doctor relationship with Anthony Shields, M.D., Ph.D. , medical oncologist and leader of the Gastrointestinal and Neuroendocrine Oncology and the Phase 1 Clinical Trials Multidisciplinary Teams. Rafferty said Dr. Shields gave her and ...

  • Prostate Cancer Aware Isaac Powell, M.D. , urologic oncologist, member of the  Genitourinary Oncology Multidisciplinary Team  and the  Population Studies and Disparities Research Program  at Karmanos, explains his research of identifying genes and other risk factors that cause more advanced prostate cancer diagnoses among African American men than European men. He also addresses why there is mistrust in the health care system among African Americans.