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MPT Presents Fighting Cancer Q and A

In partnership with Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies, MPT's program Fighting Cancer: Q&A will highlight important local research; address challenges and support for cancer treatment; and provide insight into talking about cancer.

Program Schedule

Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies, Part 1 to 3 - March 30, 31, & April 1 at 9pm

Fighting Cancer: Q&A - April 1 at 8 pm

Join the Conversation

Have a question? Need support? Tweet us @marylandpubtv #CancerQA and the experts may discuss your question during the broadcast!

Need support?

Cancer Information Specialists from the American Cancer Society can be reached at 1-800-227-2345 every minute of every day to help give people the answers they need about cancer. This hotline will be fully staffed and ready for your call during Fighting Cancer Q&A.

Watch the trailer for Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies

What is Cancer?
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What is Cancer?

Cancer is the fastest growing disease on earth.

Causes of Cancer
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Causes of Cancer

After smoking and obesity the causes of cancer remain elusive and varied.

Cancer Treatment Today
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Cancer Treatment Today

Targeted therapies have made a significant difference in the fight against cancer.

Future of Cancer Treatment
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Future of Cancer Treatment

The future of cancer research and treatment is optimistic

Bonding between Doctor and Patient
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Bonding between Doctor and Patient

Dr. Lori Wilson discusses her philosophy in treating her patients.

Pallative Care
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Pallative Care

Some patients need to deal with end of life prognosis and choices.

Why Cancer is so difficult to cure
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Why Cancer is so difficult to cure

Cancer cells are constantly mutating and become resistant to drugs

Be Kind to Yourself While Dealing With Cancer
Next Avenue

Be Kind to Yourself While Dealing With Cancer

Positive strategies endorsed by survivors.

How Aspirin May Help Prevent Certain Kinds of Cancer
PBS NewsHour

How Aspirin May Help Prevent Certain Kinds of Cancer

How Aspirin May Help Prevent Certain Kinds of Cancer

The Best Alternative Treatments for Cancer Pain
Next Avenue

The Best Alternative Treatments for Cancer Pain

As acupuncture, massage and yoga gain acceptance, there's no reason to suffer in silence.

Experimental therapy trains immune cells to kill leukemia
PBS NewsHour

Experimental therapy trains immune cells to kill leukemia

Jackie Judd reports on the growing research on immunotherapy in fighting cancer.

Chemotherapy During Pregnancy: Yes, It's Possible
PBS NewsHour

Chemotherapy During Pregnancy: Yes, It's Possible

Minnie Narth could recite everything she'd heard she wasn't supposed to have...

A New Way to Detect Colon Cancer
Next Avenue

A New Way to Detect Colon Cancer

An at-home test makes screening more accessible.

A Promising New Breast Cancer Treatment
PBS NewsHour

A Promising New Breast Cancer Treatment

Doctors meeting this week at a major conference in Chicago believe they are on track...

Can CT scans for smokers save lives?
PBS NewsHour

Can CT scans for smokers save lives?

MD says many fatal lung cancer cases could be saved with early low-dose CT screening.

How Yoga Helps Cancer Survivors
Next Avenue

How Yoga Helps Cancer Survivors

Research shows a variety of physical, emotional and spiritual benefits.

7 Everyday Habits That Can Cause Cancer
Next Avenue

7 Everyday Habits That Can Cause Cancer

You may not smoke or sunbathe, but these actions might be raising your risk.

Spiritual Care for Cancer Patients
Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly

Spiritual Care for Cancer Patients

Members of the clergy go through training to prepare them to help cancer patients.

Surprising Research on Cancer and Bad Luck
Next Avenue

Surprising Research on Cancer and Bad Luck

A new study reveals chance is a key factor, so how do you cope?

Luck, not lifestyle, may be to blame for some cancers
PBS NewsHour

Luck, not lifestyle, may be to blame for some cancers

A new study finds that random DNA mutation during cell division is a primary cancer cause.