USA Health Mitchell Cancer Institute and Deep Fried Studios Launch The Cancering Show Podcast.
The Cancering Show is an info-tainment podcast that explores and discusses the patient & the healthcare professional perspective and journey of cancer from that "OMG" moment of diagnosis, through treatment, survivorship, and everything in-between. This podcast's mission is to:
Share reliable cancer medical knowledge, stories, coping advice, life tips, inspiration, humor, jokes, and even smiles.
Take away as much fear out of a cancer diagnosis, treatment, and process, and defeat its grip on our lives.
Create awareness for new and existing cancer patients and family members that they are not alone in their journey and fight.
Share some of the world-class cancer research, innovation, and healthcare being performed at Mitchell Cancer Institute.
Check out The Cancering Show
The state of acknowledging cancer has touched each and everyone one us*. The people, communities, and all aspects of our modern life. Plus, recognizing the decisions, actions, responsibilities, and mindset we need to understand, cope with, fight, and even thrive with a cancer diagnosis.
*Us = new and existing patients, survivors, families of the sick and survivors, doctors, nurses, healthcare staff, friends, and neighbors.
The Cancering Show is recorded at the Deep Fried Studios in Mobile, Alabama and his engineered and produced by Johnny Gwin.
The Cancering Show is an on-demand, easily found, and accessed internet show. Here are five ways a listener may enjoy the podcast:
Host: Dr. Jennifer Young Pierce
JYP is Dr. Jennifer Y. Pierce and the host of this podcast. With a degree in medicine from MUSC and degrees in engineering and public health from the University of Virginia – Charlottesville, Dr. Pierce became the first female gynecologic oncologist in South Carolina in 2009. Dr. Pierce serves on the National HPV Roundtable as well as on the cervical cancer and immunotherapy committees for the NRG, the cooperative clinical trials group of the NCI. Dr. Pierce treats patients suffering from gynecologic malignancies, including all medical and surgical aspects.
The Cancering Show is a paid-for and powered by USA Health Mitchell Cancer Institute (MCI).
What Is MCI
At the Mitchell Cancer Institute (MCI), our mission is to discover, develop, and deliver innovative solutions to improve cancer outcomes. Every breakthrough we make is built on an advancement of knowledge through science.
For more MCI information click here >>>
To date, the Cancering Show features three episodes (there will be a total of 12 for the first season):
Ep.1 - Who Is Dr. JYP? >>> Listen here
On this first episode, Dr. Mike Finan, a senior gynecologic oncologist and professor of interdisciplinary clinical oncology at USA Health Mitchell Cancer Institute introduces you to the show's host, Dr. Jennifer Young Pierce, or "JYP" to many of her colleagues and friends. Dr. JYP is a GYN oncologist at the Mitchell Cancer Institute and also the program leader for the MCI Division of Cancer Control and Prevention. Dr. JYP shares her journey from medical school to the Mitchell Cancer Institute, what inspired her to become a doctor and oncologist, and what drives her today in cancer research and patient care.
Ep.2 - The Symptoms with Dr. Israel >>> Listen here
In most patients' cancer stories and journeys, cancer didn't start with the diagnosis. First, there are symptoms, pain, and probably a visit to the family doctor, Urgent Care or student health center before the diagnosis is made. In this episode, Dr. JYP and studio guest Dr. Robert Israel, an internal medicine physician in Mobile, Alabama, talk about common and uncommon cancer symptoms, early tests, hearing the diagnosis and learning how the trusted family doctor works with a patient's new team of cancer specialists and caregivers. Plus, they discuss the mental distress of a diagnosis, the healthy lifestyle, and how a patient can smoothly transition from treatment back to his or her primary care doctor to live fully in survivorship.
Ep. 3 - The Diagnosis with Dr. Butler >>> Listen here
In this episode, Dr. JYP consults with MCI oncologist and supportive care physician Dr. Thomas Butler about delivering and managing the emotional side of a cancer diagnosis, and how patients can still live their lives with that life-changing reality. Even an "incurable" diagnosis. Dr. Butler candidly shares his thoughts on talking with doctors, building trust, the importance of positivity and spirituality, and the interdisciplinary care processes that affect the cancer patient, family, and community.
Deep Fried Studios
Deep Fried Studios produces podcasts that are entertaining and informative and provides a cutting-edge "alternative" advertising opportunity for businesses. Our studios are located right in the heart of Downtown Mobile's co-working club - Container Yard in Mobile, Alabama. Managed and produced by Johnny Gwin, Deep Fried Studios has created, developed and launched a network of 10 podcast brands totaling more than 400 episodes distributed and over 300,000 downloads and listens.
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Johnny Gwin consults local radio and podcast personalities and is a regular guest on iHeartMedia's The Uncle Henry Show, FMTalk 106.5, and the 2 Guys & Some Change Show.