All In Against Cancer
Episode 9 - Liver Cancer

Episode 9 - Liver Cancer

July 14, 2022

Liver cancer is one of the most common types of cancer worldwide and represents the third most common cause of cancer-related death globally. About 75% of liver cancers arise from the liver cells – and these cancers are called hepatocellular carcinoma, or HCC.  The majority of the remaining liver cancers arise from the bile ducts that traverse the liver- and these cancers are referred to biliary tract cancers, or cholangiocarcinoma.

In this episode of the All In Against Cancer podcast powered by the Ochsner Cancer Institute, host Dr. Jonathan Mizrahi talks with Ochsner medical oncologist, Dr. Lingling Du, and Ochsner interventional radiologist, Dr. Tyler Sandow, about liver cancer.

Tune in to hear more about the approach to diagnosis, staging, treatment, prevention, and screening for liver cancer.

Episode 8 - Prostate Cancer

Episode 8 - Prostate Cancer

April 26, 2022

Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer in males in the United States with almost a quarter of a million men diagnosed each year.  Advances in surgical and radiation techniques have improved the treatment landscape for patients with localized disease, and novel therapies have allowed us to make headway in our management of those with advanced prostate cancer. 

In this episode of the All In Against Cancer podcast powered by the Ochsner Cancer Institute, host Dr. Jonathan Mizrahi talks with Ochsner medical oncologist, Dr. Zoe Larned, and Ochsner urologist, Dr. Sean Collins, about prostate cancer.

Tune in to hear more about the approach to diagnosis, staging, treatment, prevention, and screening for prostate cancer.

Episode 7 - Leukemia

Episode 7 - Leukemia

December 1, 2021

Leukemia is one of the most common cancers with over 60,000 new patients receiving this diagnosis each year in the United States.  While leukemia refers to a malignancy of white blood cells, it is an umbrella term for a number of subtypes that carry their own prognoses and treatments.

In this episode of the All In Against Cancer podcast powered by the Ochsner Cancer Institute, host Dr. Jonathan Mizrahi talks with Ochsner hematologic oncologists, Dr. Carter Davis and Dr. Laura Finn about leukemia.

Tune in to hear more about the signs and symptoms and our approach to the diagnosis and  treatment of this cancer.

Episode 6 - Cancer Clinical Trials

Episode 6 - Cancer Clinical Trials

November 1, 2021

Clinical trials represent the fundamental agents of progress in cancer care.  They allow us to move the needle in advancing new therapies and evaluating novel treatment approaches for our patients.  Tens of thousands of cancer patients enroll in clinical trials each year across the United States.

In this special episode of the All In Against Cancer podcast, join host Dr. Jon Mizrahi in a discussion with with Ochsner medical oncologist, Dr. Marc Matrana, and oncology nurse practitioner, Erin Pierce, to learn more about the role and types of clinical trials in oncology and discuss the unique clinical trial opportunities at Ochsner.  We will also clear up some common misconceptions about trials and touch upon what we envision for the future of clinical research.

Episode 5 - Breast Cancer

Episode 5 - Breast Cancer

October 4, 2021

Breast cancer is the most common cancer diagnosis in women in the United States and currently accounts for the second most cancer deaths in women behind lung cancer.  Although more than 260,000 diagnoses of breast cancer are made each year in this country, advances in screening and therapies for this disease have led to continued declines in mortality.

In this episode of the All In Against Cancer podcast powered by the Ochsner Cancer Institute, host Dr. Jonathan Mizrahi talks with Ochsner medical oncologist, Dr. Melanie Sheen, and Ochsner breast surgical oncologist, Dr. Amy Rivere, about breast cancer.

Tune in to hear more about the approach to diagnosis, staging, treatment, prevention, and screening for breast cancer.

Episode 4 - Colorectal Cancer

Episode 4 - Colorectal Cancer

September 21, 2021

In this episode of the All In Against Cancer podcast powered by the Ochsner Cancer Institute, host Dr. Jonathan Mizrahi talks with Ochsner radiation oncologist, Dr. Jeff Burkeen, and Ochsner colorectal surgeon, Dr. Forrest Johnston, about colorectal cancer.

Colorectal cancer is one of the most common cancers in the United States.  While improvements in screening and early detection have been made, this disease still accounts for over 50,000 deaths in this country per year.  Advances in systemic, radiation and surgical therapies have improved outcomes for patients with colorectal cancer, and increasingly, oncologists are able to tailor treatments to target individual tumor vulnerabilities.  

Tune in to hear more about the approach to diagnosis, staging, treatment, prevention, and screening for colorectal cancer.

Episode 3 - Lung Cancer

Episode 3 - Lung Cancer

August 2, 2021

In this episode of the All In Against Cancer podcast powered by the Ochsner Cancer Institute, host Dr. Jonathan Mizrahi talks with Ochsner medical oncologist, Dr. Suma Satti, and Ochsner thoracic surgeon, Dr. Brian Pettiford, about lung cancer.  Lung cancer is the second most common cancer in the United States, but is by far the most common cause of cancer death.  

Help end the stigma around the diagnosis of lung cancer, and join us in promoting screening for high-risk populations.  Hear about how treatment options have advanced considerably for patients with all stages of this cancer.  Learn more about the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of lung cancer from experts at the Ochsner Cancer Institute by listening to our educational conversation.

 

Episode 2 - Melanoma

Episode 2 - Melanoma

July 3, 2021

More than 100,000 people in the United States are expected to be diagnosed with melanoma in 2021.  Melanoma is a cancer that affects adults both young and old, and its incidence is unfortunately on the rise.  In this episode of the All In Against Cancer podcast powered by the Ochsner Cancer Institute, host Dr. Jonathan Mizrahi talks with Ochsner medical oncologist, Dr. Daniel Johnson, and Ochsner dermatologist, Dr. Julie Danna, to learn more about the signs and symptoms of melanoma, what treatment options are available to patients and how to reduce risk for developing this disease.

Episode 1 - Pancreatic Cancer

Episode 1 - Pancreatic Cancer

June 3, 2021

According to the American Cancer Society, about 60,000 people in the United States will be diagnosed with pancreatic cancer this year. In this episode of the All In Against Cancer podcast powered by the Ochsner Cancer Institute, host Dr. Jonathan Mizrahi talks with Ochsner surgical oncologist, Dr. Nathan Bolton, to learn more about the signs and symptoms of pancreatic cancer, what treatment options are available to patients and how to reduce risk for pancreatic cancer.

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