This Week in Pediatric Oncology - Episode #76
Dr. Rebecca Johnson & Becca Jacobsen discuss Adolescent/Young adult psycho-social support programs
June 21, 2019 — Guest host Dr. Ryan Roberts welcomes Dr. Rebecca Johnson and Becca Jacobsen to a conversation about the benefits and contributions of AYA (Adolescent/Young Adult) psycho-social support programs that serve the needs and challenges within this demographic of cancer patients and survivors.
This Week in Pediatric Oncology - Episode #75
An Interview with Dr. Robert Wechsler-Reya from Sanford Burnham Prebys
March 6, 2019 — Host, Dr. Timothy Cripe from Nationwide Children's Hospital, along with co-host - Dr. Nilay Shah, are joined by Dr. Robert Wechsler-Reya from Sanford Burnham Prebys in San Diego, CA. They discuss Dr. Wechsler-Reya's work including the process, benefits, and limitations of tumor models in mice, as well as the research behind the humanized mouse model. They also discuss immune evasion - how one tumor type can grow in the presence of an immune system, while another one cannot.
This Week in Pediatric Oncology - Episode #74
An Interview with Abby Rosenberg from Seattle Children's Research Institute
March 6, 2019 — TWIPO Host Tim Cripe, alongside co-hosts Ryan Roberts and Lisa Humphrey, engage in an insightful conversation with guest Abby Rosenberg, Director, Palliative Care, and Resilience Research at Seattle Children's Research Institute. Rosenberg, with colleague, Yi-Frazier, developed a promising systematic intervention program called PRISM (Promoting Resilience in Stress Management) for teens and young adults to better equip them with skills to manage their stress after a cancer diagnosis. PRISM has undergone pilot/feasibility studies and has received NIH funding for further study.
This Week in Pediatric Oncology - Episode #73
Dr. Peter Adamson returns to talk about progress, the drug shortage, families’ impact, and much more
March 2, 2018 — Host, Dr. Timothy Cripe from Nationwide Children's Hospital, along with his co-hosts - Dr. Ryan Roberts, Dr. Nilay Shah, Dr. Keri Streby, and Dr. Mark Ranalli, interview Dr. Peter Adamson from Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Dr. Adamson was previously interviewed back in 2011, in Podcast #9, and they discuss the progress that has been made since then. Dr. Adamson goes on to talk about private-public partnerships, families' impact on the field, the drug shortage problem, and much more.
This Week in Pediatric Oncology - Episode #72
Dr. Eugene Hwang discusses his work with immunotherapy and pseudo-progression
February 1, 2018 — Hosts, Dr. Timothy Cripe, Dr. Keri Steby, Dr. Ryan Roberts, and Dr. Jonathan Finlay from Nationwide Children's Hospital are joined by Dr. Eugene Hwang, who is a pediatric hematologist-oncologist at the Children's National Medical Center in Washington D.C. Dr. Hwang discusses his work with immunotherapy and pseudo-progression, as well as explains the basics of a solid tumor clinical trial he created in conjunction with Dr. Catherine Bollard.
This Week in Pediatric Oncology - Episode #71
Interview with Nancy Goodman, Founder and Executive Director of Kids v. Cancer
December 21, 2017 — Host, Dr. Timothy Cripe, from Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus, Ohio had the honor of interviewing Nancy Goodman, Founder and Executive Director of Kids v. Cancer in Washington DC.
This Week in Pediatric Oncology - Episode #70
Dr. Joshua Rubin talks about his research done on gender differences to cancer
December 15, 2017 — Join TWIPO as we interview Dr. Joshua Rubin, from Washington University, on his research done on gender differences to cancer that goes beyond hormonal differences.
This Week in Pediatric Oncology - Episode #69
Dr. Peter Shields talks about the effects of e-cigarettes
November 29, 2017 — Dr. Peter Shields discusses his research on cigarettes and the effects of e-cigarettes among its users, the youth, and the economy.
This Week in Pediatric Oncology - Episode #68
Dr. Dean Lee discusses his experience with T-cell CARs
November 15, 2017 — Host Dr. Timothy Cripe and Dr. Nilay Shah, from Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus, Ohio, is joined by Dr. Dean Lee to discuss their experience with T-cell CARs (Chimeric Antigen Receptors).
This Week in Pediatric Oncology - Episode #67
An Interview with Dr. Mitchell Cairo
November 15, 2017 — Hosts Dr. Nilay Shah, Dr. Ryan Roberts, and Dr. Keri Streby from Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio, sit down with Dr. Mitchell Cairo to discuss his experiences within the pediatric cancer research sector.
This Week in Pediatric Oncology - Episode #66
An Interview with Dr. Rani George from Dana-Farber
October 2, 2017 — Host Dr. Ryan Roberts, from Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus, Ohio, is joined by Dr. Rani George to discuss her experience with studying neuroblastoma and how she got involved in the field of oncology. George discusses her thoughts on what is needed to progress pediatric cancer research - including relapse biopsies, understanding the biology, and, of course, funding. As Dr. Roberts says, what we need is, "...more time, more patience, and more funding."
This Week in Pediatric Oncology - Episode #65
An Interview with Dr. Brenda Weigel
October 2, 2017 — Co-Hosts Dr. Robyn Dennis and Dr. Ryan Roberts had the honor of interviewing Dr. Brenda Weigel, Director of the Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology at the University of Minnesota. Dr. Weigel discusses her “serendipitous” background story of how she became involved in childhood oncology, as well as talks about the challenges the field faces with managing new cancer therapies. But, despite the challenges, she is hopeful that we are moving away from chemotherapy treatments into an era of cancer therapies.
This Week in Pediatric Oncology - Episode #64
An Interview with Dr. Lars Wagner
July 17, 2017 — It’s an exciting time to be part of the childhood cancer research community, and this interview was focused on career advice for those interested in childhood oncology and research. The availability of genomic profiling of tumors, targeted agents and the development of new immunotherapies are increasing the opportunities available to patients today. This lively discussion addresses the importance of preclinical data, predictive biomarker studies and the measurement of responses, with specific references to Dr. Wagner’s experience with studying irinotecan. Dr. Wagner also answered questions about radiomics and how this imaging trend can provide more insights for enhanced radiology reporting.
This Week in Pediatric Oncology - Episode #63
Dr. Javier Blanco discusses chemotherapy late effects and cardio-toxicity
July 17, 2017 — Co-Hosts Dr. Timothy Cripe and Dr. Randal Olshefski (Nationwide Children's Hospital), interview Dr. Javier Blanco, Associate Professor at the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences at SUNY Buffalo, about the late effects of chemotherapy. In this podcast, the participants discuss the role that chemotherapy, such as doxorubicin and other anthracycline drugs, often play in increasing cardio-toxicity.
This Week in Pediatric Oncology - Episode #62
An Interview with Dr. Uri Tabori
May 25, 2017 — TWiPO hosts and cohosts interview Dr. Uri Tabori about the challenges that are unique to pediatric brain tumors, and how preventative treatment and early diagnosis can be largely beneficial.