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Your Body Show
61 minutes | Oct 5, 2021
What’s In Your Genes?
What if you had the ability to look into the future and see if you were at risk for breast cancer? Or prostate cancer? Or some other life-threatening disease? What if finding out meant that you could make changes in your current lifestyle that could reduce your risk for becoming sick? Or if finding out meant that your family members – your siblings, your parents, your children – could understand their own risks and mitigate their healthcare choices accordingly? We’re talking about GENETIC TESTING and HIGH RISK ASSESSMENT. The science behind genetic testing has evolved tremendously and is continuing be understood better and more precisely. We speak to experts in the genetic testing space about current testing options and about where testing is going and how it could potentially affect your healthcare journey. Guests include: Sarah Campian, Certified Genetics Counselor, Genomic Science Liaison Ryan Freedman, Central Area Director, Enterprise Solutions, Ambry Genetics Dr. Valentina Bonev, M.D., High Risk Breast Cancer Specialist & Breast Surgical Oncologist Jennifer Trent, Tested positive for BRCA-1 gene mutation, shares her amazing story – she is a “Pre-vivor!”
48 minutes | Jul 15, 2021
This is Immunotherapy – We really are living in the future
What if there was a way to harness the power of your own immune system to fight cancer and other diseases, to manage pain and regenerate damaged tissues and bones? This is immunotherapy and it’s not science fiction – it’s being used more frequently and developing at an astounding rate. We really are living in the future. Guests include: David Hoffman, MD – Dr. David Hoffman is Medical Director of Tower Hematology Oncology and professor of medicine at Cedars Sinai in Los Angeles. He is a cancer specialist, which means he diagnoses and treats cancers of all types, and he is also trained in blood disorders and the medical treatment of malignancies. He has done research focused on immune therapy for cancer treatment and he incorporates immunotherapy in his treatment of patients when suitable. Daniel Amirhamzeh MD – Dr. Daniel Amirhamzeh is a musculoskeletal radiologist at RadNet’s Beverly Tower Wilshire Advanced Imaging in Los Angeles. HE has expertise and training in Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy, or PRP. Kristi Maya - Director of Research at RadNet and the Board President and Director of the Cancer Research Collaboration Foundation.
59 minutes | May 13, 2021
Your Amazing Brain featuring Nate Mendel
Is it possible for a brain to heal? Words like “hypothalamus,” “cerebellum” and “basal ganglia” sound familiar, but does anyone really know what they are? Or even what they do? Your brain is a miraculous, complex organ that controls your body’s functions. But how does it work exactly? And what’s happening when we get injured? Or sick? Or as we age? How can we keep this intricate, living computer healthy? And what do we do when something does go wrong? Guests include: Nate Mendel - Nate Mendel is the bassist for the Grammy Award-winning rock band Foo Fighters Suzie Bash MD - RadNet Neuroradiologist, Medical Director of Neuroradiology at San Fernando Valley Interventional Radiology in Los Angeles Dr. Peter-Brian Andersson – Esteemed neurologist Marc Lakier – Composer of the original music used in the YOUR BODY podcast – had a brain tumor at the age of 21.
44 minutes | Apr 6, 2021
Your Amazing Brain featuring Jeff Probst
When You Least Expect it – When Something Goes Wrong in Your Brain Words like “hypothalamus,” “cerebellum” and “basal ganglia” sound familiar, but does anyone really know what they are? Or even what they do? Your brain is a miraculous, complex organ that controls your body’s functions. But how does it work exactly? And what’s happening when we get injured? Or sick? Or as we age? How can we keep this intricate, living computer healthy? And what do we do when something does go wrong? Guests include: Jeff Probst - Jeff Probst is an American reality show host and an executive producer. He is best known as the Emmy Award-winning host of the reality television show “Survivor.” Suzie Bash MD – RadNet Neuroradiologist, Medical Director of Neuroradiology at San Fernando Valley Interventional Radiology in Los Angeles Wendy Saltzburg - Geriatric Care Manager Michael Kromf – Suffered a mini-stroke, also known as a TIA (a Transient Ischemic Attack). Megan Gefsky - Speaking openly about her family’s experience with her mother’s decline into Alzheimer’s Disease.
56 minutes | Jan 30, 2021
What Do You Know About Your Prostate?
If prostate cancer is one of the most treatable cancers, why are the numbers of men dying each year so high? Dr. Robert Princenthal, Medical Co-Director for RadNet’s Prostate MRI Program, weighs in, and Dr. David Josephson, Urologic Surgeon and Prostate Specialist with Tower Urology in Los Angeles, California updates us on treatments and outcomes for prostate disease. Paul Colacchio, prostate cancer survivor, talks candidly about his experience.
22 minutes | Nov 19, 2020
The COVID-19 Effect on Healthcare
Are we headed for a secondary health crisis in this country? Experts in breast imaging, clinical research and psychology weigh in as screenings, exams and procedures are dropping at alarming rates. How can we get through this and not neglect our healthcare needs?
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