Battling and Beating Cancer

Battling and Beating Cancer


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A dynamic program devoted to battling and beating cancer of all types, with a particular emphasis on lymphoma, leukemia, and myeloma (blood cancer). Join hosts Scott Seaman and Charlene McMann and their guests including doctors, survivors, patients, caregivers, and individuals providing information and resources for people impacted by cancer. Scott is a Chicago corporate trial lawyer at Meckler Bulger Tilson Marick & Pearson LLP and 15-year survivor of non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Charlene is a Jefferson Award winner (Nobel Prize for public service) for her cancer fundraising, educational, and advocacy work and leadership. The couple are authors of "Battling And Beating Cancer - The Cancer Survival Book" (available on,, and and founders of Chicago Blood Cancer Foundation (a non-profit committed to curing lymphoma, leukemia, and myeloma). Follow Chicago Blood Cancer Foundation on facebook by joining the Chicago Blood Cancer Foundation group and pages, watching its You Tube Channel, and visiting its website at Call in and ask questions or discuss cancer-related issues!

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Everyone knows that October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Virtually no family has escaped being impacted by breast cancer. There are many types of breast cancer and an alarming number of young women are afflicted with breast... more

This epidode of Battling & Beating Cancer is the continuation of the live broadcast of this extraordinary follicular lymphoma super-symposium presented by Chicago Blood Cancer Foundation, Rush University Medical Center, and Hope... more

In this episode of ?Battling And Beating Cancer? we tackle the critical issue of what causes lymphoma, as world renowned cancer researchers from InterLymph join Charlene and Scott to discuss their cutting edge research on the... more

On this episode of Battling And Beating Cancer we discuss maintenance therapy for lymphomas. The availability of important new therapies with minimal side effects over the past several years has provided patients and their physicians... more

Season 3 of Battling and Beating Cancer gets off to a compelling start by discussing Clinical Trials, Why They Are Safe & Important For Patients. Many patients feel that, by participating in clinical trials they will be used as Guinea... more

In commemoration of World Lymphoma Awareness Day (Sept. 15), this Special Monday Edition of Battling And Beating Cancer is the first of its kind ?International Radio/Internet Forum On Lymphoma.? An internationally renowned lymphoma... more

On this episode of ?Battling & Beating Cancer? we are joined by Andrew Schorr. Andrew is founder of Patient Power, a leader in online and radio talk shows for patients on a full range of medical and health topics. Andrew is the author of a... more

Jamie Reno is one of the nation’s most honored journalists, an internationally known author, acclaimed singer-songwriter, and tireless advocate for cancer patients. A three-time, 14-year survivor of stage IV non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma... more

There is nothing more tragic than witnessing any child (especially your child) having to battle cancer. With blood cancer (leukemia and lymphoma)being the most common cancer in children we see this far too often. A diagnoses of... more

Season 2 of ?Battling and Beating Cancer? kicks off in style with the ?Lady Lymphoma Advocates.? We have three of the best blood cancer advocates on the planet to discuss issues, opportunities, and challenges confronting people... more
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