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May 4, 2021

For many cancer survivors, a support group can be a lifeline. This is the case with a local Mobile, Alabama, cancer support group called BFF, Breast Friends Forever, which meets monthly at the USA Health Mitchell Cancer Institute. Today, Dr. Jennifer Young Pierce talks with Darlene Chavers, the founder of the BFF...


Apr 22, 2021

Cancer Treatment and the Heart with Dr. Christopher Malozzi

In this episode, Dr. JYP talks with USA Health cardiologist Dr. Christopher Malozzi, who treats all types of patients (not just cancer patients) with heart problems. Dr. Malozzi explains his role in the field of oncology and how there can be a connection between heart problems and some chemotherapy and radiation...


Mar 8, 2021

The Oncology Nurse Calling with Miranda Williams

Meet Miranda Stewart Williams. Miranda is an experienced and talented nurse who has spent most of her career on the oncology floor at USA Health University Hospital. On this episode, she takes Dr. JYP behind the scenes to see what it's really like to be a frontline worker on a cancer ward. Plus, she shares her...


Mar 8, 2021

Health Equity in Cancer Care with Dr. Lori Pierce

Statistically, Black women are more likely to develop aggressive forms of breast cancer and die from the disease than white women. And, unfortunately, for too many of our patients, this isn't a statistic; it's their lives. On this episode, Dr. JYP does a deep dive on health equity with Lori Pierce, M.D., a...


Mar 8, 2021

'Our Friend' the Caregiver with Matt Teague

Have you ever wondered who would play you in a movie? On this episode, our guest Matthew Teague no longer has to wonder (It's Casey Affleck, by the way.) Matt's wife, Nicole, was diagnosed with ovarian cancer at the age of 34 while they were raising two daughters in Fairhope, Alabama. Following her death, Matt...