Sneak Preview of Upcoming Be Well Cancer Coverage

Wendy Kozel working out with Infinity Health & Fitness owner, Kendra Murphy.
Wendy Kozel working out with Infinity Health & Fitness owner, Kendra Murphy.

ideastream’s Be Well Cancer Coverage
Spring 2015 Premieres

Tuesday March 3rd, 7:45am on WCPN 90.3’s Morning Edition
Series kickoff & the story of a young couple both diagnosed with cancer at the same time

Friday March 6th, 8:30pm on WVIZ/PBS’s Ideas

The story of living with, and managing, an incurable cancer

Tuesday March 10th, 7:30am on WCPN 90.3’s Morning Edition & 9am on The Sound of Ideas
Cancer prevention and foods to fight cancer (7:30am)
Making sense of cancer screening guidelines (9am)

Friday March 13th, 8:30pm on WVIZ/PBS’s Ideas

How can lifestyle changes prevent cancer?

Tuesday March 17th, 7:45am on WCPN 90.3’s Morning Edition
Understanding the basics of cancer treatment

Wednesday March 18th, 6-9am on WCPN 90.3’s Morning Edition
Cancer and personal finances

Thursday March 19th, 7pm at civiccommons.org/cancer

Free OVEE online screening and discussion of Ken Burns Presents Cancer - The Emperor of All Maladies

Friday March 20th, 6-9am on WCPN 90.3’s Morning Edition & 8:30pm on WVIZ/PBS’s Ideas

The business of treating cancer (6-9am WCPN)
The history of radiation therapy and how it works (8:30pm WVIZ/PBS)

Tuesday March 24th, 7:45am on WCPN 90.3’s Morning Edition
Interview on the documentary Ken Burns Presents Cancer - The Emperor of All Maladies

Wednesday March 25th, 6-9am on WCPN 90.3’s Morning Edition & 2pm on The Sound of Applause
Experimental viral therapies for cancer (6-9am)
Interview with a local poet and painter who is currently battling cancer (2pm)

Thursday March 26th, 6-9am on WCPN 90.3’s Morning Edition, 5-7pm at ideastream’s Westfield Theatre, & 7:30pm on WVIZ/PBS’s Applause
The unique challenges of teen and young adult cancers (6-9am WCPN)
Free screening of Ken Burns Presents Cancer - The Emperor of All Maladies and panel discussion (5-7pm)
Interview with a photographer who documented his wife’s battle with cancer (7:30pm WVIZ/PBS)

Friday March 27th, 8:30pm on WVIZ/PBS’s Ideas

Targeted therapies for treating cancer
New ways to treat cancer using a person’s immune system
Monday March 30th, 9pm on WVIZ/PBS
Part 1: Ken Burns Presents Cancer - The Emperor of All Maladies

Tuesday March 31st, 7:45am on WCPN 90.3’s Morning Edition & 9pm on WVIZ/PBS

Breast cancer disparities for African American women (7:45am WCPN)
Part 2: Ken Burns Presents Cancer - The Emperor of All Maladies (9pm WVIZ/PBS)

Wednesday April 1st, 7:45am & 9am on WCPN 90.3’s Morning Edition & The Sound of Ideas & 8-11pm on WVIZ/PBS
Lingering physical & emotional problems after cancer survival (7:45am WCPN)
Cancer survivorship and managing cancer as a chronic disease (9am WCPN)
Be Well Half Hour Specials: Confronting Colon Cancer and Obesity & Cancer (8pm WVIZ/PBS)
Part 3: Ken Burns Presents Cancer - The Emperor of All Maladies (9pm WVIZ/PBS)

Friday April 3rd, 8:30pm on WVIZ/PBS’s Ideas
Breast cancer disparities for African American women

Tuesday April 7th, 7:45am on WCPN 90.3’s Morning Edition
Research discoveries relating to the biology of colorectal cancer and African Americans

Friday April 10th, 8:30pm on WVIZ/PBS’s Ideas
The dollars behind cancer treatment
Cancer from a family’s perspective

Friday April 17th, 8:30pm on WVIZ/PBS’s Ideas

Lingering physical & emotional problems after cancer survival
Why health disparities occur in cervical cancer

Friday April 24th, 8:30pm on WVIZ/PBS’s Ideas
The unique challenges of teen and young adult cancers
Research discoveries relating to the biology of colorectal cancer and African Americans

Friday May 1st, 8:30pm on WVIZ/PBS’s Ideas
411 on clinical trials for cancer with the Case Comprehensive Cancer Center

Web videos available on-demand here

Genetic testing for hereditary cancer
Lymphoma
Personalized medicine
Future of breast cancer care
Cancer drug development
Cancer field now
And more…

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