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The Leonard Lopate Show

Changing Cancer Treatment, Understanding Mankind

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

The new breakthroughs in cancer treatment. Carmen de Lavallade's new performance, "As I Remember It." A new documentary series on the life of Robert Durst. A Brief History of Humankind.

The Brian Lehrer Show

Balancing Hope and Realism in Cancer Prognosis

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Studies show cancer patients retain less than half of the information the doctor gives them in a prognosis. So how can doctors do a better job of communicating? 

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The Brian Lehrer Show

David Axelrod; NYC Accents; Living Cancer

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

David Axelrod joins us to talk about his career in politics. Plus: how doctors give cancer patients information; the best NYC accents; your pedestrian behavior; and more.

WNYC News

For One Child, a Miracle Cancer Drug Is Hard to Come By

Monday, February 09, 2015

Kathy Liu thought she’d found a drug that could cure her 10-year-old son. There was only one problem: she couldn’t get it.

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Storycorps

StoryCorps 412: True Blue

Monday, February 09, 2015

Shane Fairchild, a transgender man lived with his wife Blue Bauer, a transgender woman for almost 6 years. Blue transitioned when she was 54 years old. She and Shane met at a bar and were inseparable until Blue got lung cancer. She died on April 12, 2013. Shane sat down with their friend, Sayer Johnson in St. Louis to remember Blue.

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WNYC News

Harnessing the Immune System to Fight Cancer

Monday, February 09, 2015

In the first part of a special NPR/WNYC series “Living Cancer,” we look at how an experimental treatment called immunotherapy is helping patients' immune systems fight off cancer.

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The Takeaway

Prostate Cancer Survival Divides White & Black Men

Monday, February 09, 2015

Black men are more than twice as likely as their white counterparts to die from prostate cancer. A former patient and a doctor treating prostate cancer explain why.

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The Takeaway

The Weekender: Stories of Surviving Breast Cancer

Saturday, February 07, 2015

This is a special podcast focused on our six-month-long audio storytelling series, "Under Her Skin: Living With Breast Cancer."

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WNYC News

VIDEO: Watch a Preview of Our Living Cancer Series

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Beginning Feb. 9, WNYC will be telling the stories of those living with cancer, in association with the Barak Goodman documentary Cancer: Emperor of All Maladies, presented by Ken Burns.

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Selected Shorts

In the Cemetery Where Al Jolson is Buried

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Friends to the end in Amy Hempel's classic.

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Selected Shorts

Dilemmas: What Would You Do?

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Guest host David Sedaris presents three stories about difficult choices.

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The Takeaway

Remembering ESPN Anchor Stuart Scott

Monday, January 05, 2015

Dave Zirin, sports editor at The Nation, says his admiration of ESPN Anchor Stuart Scott was both personal and professional. Scott died of cancer on Sunday at age 49.

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Radiolab

How Much Would You Pay For A Year Of Life?

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Two years ago, a group of doctors did something unprecedented - they boycotted a cancer drug because it cost too much, given the benefit.

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Radiolab

Worth

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

We’ve gathered a handful of stories that show how every time we think we’ve settled on a price for something, it slips out of our grasp. 

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The Takeaway

Today's Takeaways: Hollywood 'Cowardice,' Alt-Christmas Music, A Journey With Cancer

Friday, December 19, 2014

The Takeaway explores what "The Interview" means for modern cyber warfare, we hear some of the best alternative Christmas songs, and we hear from the women of "Under Her Skin."

WNYC News

NY Outlines New Medical Marijuana Regulations

Thursday, December 18, 2014

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Twenty dispensaries around the statewide will have prices controlled by Albany.

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The Takeaway

Under Her Skin: Cancer, Family, and Faith

Tuesday, December 02, 2014

In the latest installment of the “Under Her Skin” series, 28-year-old breast cancer patient Crystal Miller explains how her diagnosis has changed her relationships to family and faith.

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The Takeaway

Today's Takeaways: Inequality on The Big Screen, The NFL and Ferguson, and Cancer, Family, and Faith

Tuesday, December 02, 2014

The Takeaway looks at Hollywood's focus on income inequality, we explore the NFL's connection to Ferguson, and one woman shares her struggle with breast cancer.

The Leonard Lopate Show

Holding a Polluter Accountable for a Brain Cancer Cluster in South Florida

Tuesday, November 04, 2014

Reporter Sharon Lerner looks at a brain tumor cluster in a small Florida town, and investigates its connection to radioactive waste from a large defense contractor.

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The Takeaway

Under Her Skin: Stories of Living With Breast Cancer

Saturday, October 18, 2014

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, The Takeaway is delivering you a special edition of our weekend podcast.

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