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Study uncovers long-term damage in firefighters battling blazes
"In Northern California say they're gaining control over historic deadly wildfires that have burned more than one million acres. However, researchers and former firefighters working on a new study here, responders battling the blazes are in danger to suffer unprecedented. Long term damage As the wildfires destroy over 1400 homes and businesses. The level of exposures of these firefighters are are getting at these situations extremely toxic for long periods of time. Retired captain Tony Stephanie is a 28 year veteran of the San Francisco Fire Department. He started the Stan Francisco Firefighters Cancer Prevention Fund after he himself was diagnosed with kidney cancer, He tells CBS News Can't wait for that period for 5 10 20 years down the line to see if these men and women are contract various forms of this insidious disease. Something has to be done about it now.
Study uncovers long-term damage in firefighters battling blazes
"Firefighters finally gained control over the deadly wildfire fires burning across California, inhaling smoke and actually cause long term damage to their health. GPS is Carter Evans. With more on this fast moving wildfires in Northern California have now destroyed more than 1400 homes and buildings. Beating back flames in these unpredictable conditions is already a dangerous job for front line cruise. Researchers now say it could also have lasting effects on their health. Would you see a community burning in a wildfire? What goes through your mind. Now The level of exposure is that these firefighters are are getting at these situations extremely toxic for long periods of time. Retired captain Tony Stefanie work for the San Francisco Fire Department for 28 years. Before he was diagnosed with kidney cancer. Researchers say that at the health risks persist, departments may need to consider getting new protective equipment. And, of course in Boston recently, they got some grant money to buy some new industrial strength washing machines and dryers machines that Khun treat their gear their apparatus that had have been exposed to the toxic chemicals.
"kidney cancer" Discussed on AM 570 The Mission
"The kidney cancer and she's still cancer free to this day from that kidney cancer and then three months ago she came to me with a colon cancer and she came to the cancer the cecum big mass six and a half centimeter mass in the colon bleeding causing symptoms and again she did not want to have surgery deforming surgery or surgery with it might even take their life for that colon cancer should one of surgery sure of a colostomy no she learned about radiosurgery twenty years ago and she came to me and she came this week at the cancer returned in the colon is in remission is already shrunken by eighty to ninety percent and we got pet scans to prove it this is the work that we do every day here at thirteen eighty four Broadway this woman who lost her breast to breast cancer before she met us came for kidney cancer twenty years ago truth radio surgery just a few pinpoint treatments this is the work that we do how does radiosurgery work wouldn't make a frame of the body it's all painless non invasive to slide out of flat table we computerize your body we computerized the cancer than from thousands of angles reset in beams to attack the cancer yes we did for the kidney and then she came to us this three four months ago with a colon cancers seco cancer and she came this week for follow up on the scans show marked improvement in remission from the kidney cancer from the colon cancer and I can tell you that our success rate is ninety percent through the cancers that we treat where will the being here at thirteen eighty four Broadway Broadway thirtieth street we have lots of information to send to you in call our office even now it two and two choices it's two one two two four six forty two thirty seven two one two two four six four two three seven our office to get information.
"kidney cancer" Discussed on 77WABC Radio
"Treating your kidney cancer you might get treated for kidney cancer with low cutting and bleeding because most people when they learned about the options don't really want to go through radical surgery don't really want to go in the hospital really what I have and this the ship don't really want to have the pain of surgery don't really want to lose the function of one kidney why did god give us two kidneys we gave his two kidneys as a back up in case something happens to one we see many people who have kidney cancer on one side of a couple years later the end up with a kidney cancer on the other side of the urologist really stock up because they lost a kidney on one side now they have a cancer on the other side and they come to us somehow they learn more about us than it sometimes they don't even learn about the sometimes the kidney is removed the person's put on dialysis which is really pretty sad for the rest of their life well this man learned about so we talked about all the options in here of course unlike the surgeons who like to just remove the kidney without a biopsy without proof we of course like to get proof of everything so number two a one I like to get a scan of the rest of the body to make sure the cancer hasn't traveled three years this could travel to the bones of the longs or lymph nodes or elsewhere no one ever looked as doctors neurologists and primary doctor and big hospital never a log to see if the cancer spread and why do we fear cancer with your cancer because obviously it can spread that they can take our life that's why we're on the radio that's why we're here.
New York: New Jersey governor announces he has a tumor on his kidney and will undergo surgery
"New Jersey governor Phil Murphy has revealed on on social social media media that that he he has has a a tumor tumor on on his his kidney kidney and and heart heart surgery surgery next next month month to to remove remove it it he he would would have have used used Antoinette Antoinette Lee Lee has has more more on on the the story story the the governor governor seemed seemed optimistic optimistic in in his his announcement announcement via via Twitter Twitter his office says the tumor is treatable because it was discovered early K. what W.'s medical editor Brian McDonough says that's good news if it's caught early it has a very good prognosis and by early it means you're trying to catch it while it's still in closed in the kidney and you can remove that part of the kidney the problem is when it spreads to lymph nodes or to other parts of the body we don't know for sure if the tumor is cancerous but Madonna says it's likely you can have a mass on the kidney that's benign but usually when you get a mass on a kidney it is found to be kidney cancer in fact any cancer is one of the top ten cancers diagnosed in the United States the governor tweeted that he's not alone if it is cancer saying over fifty thousand new Jerseyans will be die does with cancer this year he says this is why must continue fighting for affordable health care
"kidney cancer" Discussed on 710 WOR
"We attacked the kidney cancer travels to long at one of the biggest cancer meetings I think the largest cancer meeting in the world Chicago so this is the work we do we have data we have experience we have a team we have a group of physicians and physicists to some interest and technicians and staff and nurses for you to offer innovative treatment or think about this woman should gone through surgery the cutter kidney gone through chemo going through mental therapy nothing works you can't breed there so there ought to die short of breath what could be worse than that and what could be better that she came here thirteen eighty four Broadway Broadway and thirty eighth street and now this one is a breath is gone she feels normal what could be better than that and that's what we do every day whether it's for this woman with kidney cancer travel into the lymph nodes and long for breast cancer lung cancer liver cancer pancreas or bladder or prostate or primary or metastatic lymphoma or head and neck or brain cancers this is the work that we do every day first American to kind of stand by the surgeons in the chemo doctors don't like me why would they we've upset the apple cart we brought in a new method of treatment an innovative new method of treatment which is upset their apple cart they thought everything was made in the sun and then we upset the apple cart by offering treatment which is focused and well tolerated and highly successful where we attack the cancer and we have the longest experience for first in America this is the work we do we have lots of information to send you can call us at two one two choices two.
"kidney cancer" Discussed on AM 970 The Answer
"And he presented with blood in the urine scald hematuria and is found to have a kidney cancer and his doctors we're going to cut out the kidney that's usual treatment in fact the usual treatment in America if you have a mass of the kidneys is kind of the kidney and thrown in a pocket that's the usual trip without a biopsy without even consideration of other treatments yeah that's what happened and well he had the urothelial cancer we arranged for a biopsy he did have a cancer and he wanted to come here he wanted to live his life with both kidneys and who could blame him he's a smoker and probably the smoking is related to the cause of this cancer most cancers don't have a cause but there is a relationship between smoking and kidney cancer it's a good reason to stop smoking if you're a smoker if you smoke into the air please stop Amanda came with a mass in the kidney he was scheduled for nephrectomy the doctor the surgeon already planned to remove his kidney to open up his body colors kidney and throw it in a bucket of that be the end of his kidney and that's how it came to me for planned affected me and someone a radio listener like you told him Hey you may want to see doctor later and I saw him a year ago we met he canceled the surgery he came with us had not invasive treatment just a few treatments pinpoint treatments to the kidney cancer and is now cancer free doing well in remission with no side effects allergy treatment fine perfectly well unlike with surgery with us he has his kidney the function of the kidney god gave him two kidneys why to have a back up into better kidney function and he has his kidneys he's got the back of his kidney function is fine and the only thing missing is is cancer what about the fifty nine year old email woman from Dominican Republic she's fifty nine inches marriages two sons who is diagnosed with lung cancer she had a mass in the left upper lobe was three point two centimeters casket was positive the pet scan was positive the MRI was positive this woman she had trauma there's another patient this week fell down or got hit head trauma goddess scans like Ruth better Ginsburg for amber she fell down in her apartment she had a cat scans his from the have the lung cancer the only difference between our patients and Ruth better Ginsburg is she whether that are long removed her part of her lung removed our patients are pretty smart pretty smart they didn't fall for that removing the long business this woman fifty nine years old from Dominican Republic married with two sons have drama at a scan founder of cancer and she remembered her friend told her about doctor leader met her biopsy was added NO carcinoma she never smoked and she said she didn't have any secondhand smoke and just because you didn't smoke doesn't mean you can't get lung cancer is a woman who got a lung cancer never smoked never was around smoke he lost twenty pounds I examined her her lungs were clear as of some others teaching point just because the lungs are clear doesn't mean you can't have a long cancer and this woman had clear longs which of the lung cancer and she came to us with a three centimeter mass of surgeons want a cut on her and she just did not want to have surgery she was smart may be smarter than someone else smarter than a lot of other else's because she came here for for a second opinion we treated her she was treated about three years ago three years ago we trigger for adenocarcinoma of the left upper lobe biopsy positive found after trauma and she's now in remission there is no cancer seen in her body she's fully functional or scans are fine physical exam is fine blood tester fine she's fine this is the work that we do every day for this woman and for everybody including that woman.
"kidney cancer" Discussed on 710 WOR
"Kidney cancer there's a relationship between smoke and kidney cancer and she came to me I saw her she had this kidney mass and we talked about all the options I met with her examined her well kidneys out something one can feel doctor can't feel with the usual symptoms of kidney cancer could be bleeding it be pain or just a scam showing a mass so we offer biopsy because that doctor want to cut or kidney without even a biopsy just gonna cut out sort of the pocket well sometimes you see people with kidney masses of don't have cancer wow so she came here we biopsied her we found the cancer was easy painless biopsy and offered treatment and she had cancer of the kidney cancer the long should stage for kidney cancer number the surgeons wanted to cut on her even though she had stage four cancer that haven't talked to her about non invasive treatment whatsoever they didn't talk to her about the cancer already travel to long whatsoever here she had all the information up front and she chose our treatment and she chose our treatment because she just did not want to go through radical surgery she didn't want to lose the kid nation wanna lose half of the kidney function that god gave her and they didn't even prove that it was kidney cancer before they're going to cut out the kid the other doesn't even look to see if the cancer traveled what we did all those things we treated her and does she tell you one more thing so that is that we treated her two years ago two years ago treated for stage for kidney cancer in the kidney in the logs and now two years later with our treatment only no cable no immunotherapy nose surgery nothing else our pin point treatment she is cancer free there is no evidence of cancer clinically ready graphically there is no evidence.
Nonstick chemicals that stick around and detecting ear infections with smartphones
"Hello. This Welcomes the science podcast for may seventeenth two thousand nineteen. I'm Sarah Crespi this week show Meghan. Cantwell talks with science writer Saratova's about a nonstick chemical that sticks around in groundwater, and I talk with sham. Ota about his science translational medicine paper on using a smartphone. So listen for ear infections. I'm here with Sarah helps who wrote this week's feature to talk about how a small group of citizens in Rockford Michigan uncovered groundwater contamination in their town. And with the greater implications of this discovery are thinks much joining me. Sarah, thanks for having me, Meghan, of course. So could you talk about what prompted these citizens to investigate whether the shoe company factory in their town? Wolverine worldwide had contaminated their water in two thousand and nine wolverine worldwide announced that they would be closing their tannery, which had been inoperational for over a century. And the citizens were requesting the company I do a comprehensive environmental assessment of the property before the demolition. They knew from other tannery closures that Henry's often use hazardous substances when they're transforming rawhide. Hides into leather. And so they wanted to be sure that those same substances had not been sort of left behind on the tannery grounds. They were told that because there was no evidence of contamination on the property, that there was really essentially, no way require that testing be done. Meanwhile, will Verena had said there was no known contamination on the property. They asked the city to assess the site, but they did not want to instead they went and got the help of a scientist and launched their own investigation. What did they find from this, they uncovered helped uncover some of the highest levels of Pecos contamination in drinking water wells anywhere in the country and after many years of trying to get the company to test, the tannery grounds discovered that the tannery grounds are also contaminated with pitas, what exactly is p fasten? How long is this chemical been in production p bosses are a class of chemical? Nls known as per in Pali fluoro- alkyl substances. They were first synthesized by American chemists in the nineteen thirties and forties and their salient chemical feature is that they have a carbon fluorine bond, and that's among the strongest of all chemical bonds. It doesn't degrade naturally an environment that can be very useful for some products at lens durability. And also, these compounds can repel water and oil and stains, and so they're widely used in products, such as firefighting foams, nonstick, coatings, carpets, food, packaging, even dental floss some dental floss, it was discovered recently, there are over four thousand of these compounds. But the two most widely studied are called PF OA sometimes referred to as PICO and PFOS those two are no longer in production in the US. What are the impacts of these? Goes on human health were still looking into that. There was a massive epidemiological study called the seat health project, fat looked at people exposed in West Virginia and Ohio, they were exposed to fella, and their drinking water. And in that project what they found was a probable link to six conditions that included high cholesterol, all sort of colitis by ROY disease, stickler cancer, kidney, cancer, and pregnancy induced, hypertension initially, a lot of the Pecos research, focused on these communities, where there had been this high level of exposure, more recent studies, have started looking at the general population, and I think that that's where this gets really interesting because what they're starting to find is that studies are suggesting that even people exposed to what might be referred to his background levels of p fusses show, negative health effects, most interestingly and may be most concerning laid. Some of these negative effects are on the developing fetus babies. So researchers are saying that it can affect, for example, the immune system and these populations. Is there a standard level for what's considered a dangerous p fast level or is that something that's still also being determined? That is very much being determined and a believe it was two thousand and nine the EPA established a health advisory level of six hundred parts per trillion of PF. Oh. A and PFOS combined drinking water. And then in twenty sixteen. They dropped that level significantly to seventy parts per trillion and that in twenty eighteen a branch of the CDC came out with a new study suggesting Twenty-one parts per trillion for PF away and fourteen parts per trillion for PFOS, and then you have some researchers one at Harvard saying one part petroleum is where that level should be. So there's a lad of conversation around. What is a protective level in drinking water, this investigation in the small town has also prompted other areas to look into what their p Fasces levels are, and what has this unveiled one of the interesting consequences of the concerned, citizens work is that shortly after the state of Michigan launched what I believe is the most comprehensive statewide survey searching for pizzas, and they found is that here in Michigan. Nearly one point four million residents are drinking water from orces, contaminated with pitas. It's also showing up and things like foam, that's on our rivers. And so there have been a number of advisories. Do not eat befo. Don't touch the phone fish advisories, dear advisories. It's really extensive ubiquitous exposure to these compounds. And then other states also. Oh, are just starting to look, but nobody has looked quite as comprehensively as the state of Michigan has right. It interesting that all these investigations are being prompted but this also isn't the first time that p asses have been under investigation happened several decades ago as well. Right. Are you referring to the DuPont trial? Yeah. Sometime around nineteen ninety nine early two thousands a cattle farmer in West Virginia suspected that something was going on. Some of his farm land had been purchased by DuPont and not long after that his cattle died, and he wasn't able to get much help locally. And so he ended up going to a Cincinnati-based Turney who sued the company and in the process of that he was able to obtain a lot of internal documents from DuPont. And what he found in those documents was that both DuPont, and three who. Had been making pieces as well. Head Ben documenting negative health effects from exposure, experienced by humans and animals, and that they hadn't done enough to make this available to the PA, for example. And so the attorneys sent these documents to the EPA, and subsequently DuPont, was fined, and three m was fined believe a year later, was around that time that both companies agreed to voluntarily phase out PF away and PFOS. So when they phased them out, they replace them with a different chemical is this one actually safer persists lessen the environment. Well, that is a matter of conversation. They replaced PF away and PFOS those two compounds are known as long chain pieces. They replace them with shorter chain passes. So molecules with fewer carbons and. What we do know is that those carbons don't bio accumulate the same way as the longer chain compounds. And for that reason, there's an assumption out there that these are safer, but there are studies, just starting this is just starting to be studied suggesting that this might not be the case and the national toxicology program. For example, is in the process of starting study of believe it's one hundred twenty five of these lesser known. Short chain compounds to see if they really are safer than the longer chain compounds after this, this fine that they received were their cleanup efforts, or is there, a way to clean up these P asses from water supplies. What we know is that you can use something called granular activated carbon to filter out in particular longer chain passes, so PF away, and PFOS from drinking water, however. That approach. It has variable success with the shorter chain passes which can sometimes break through the filter and they can break through more quickly. So one of the things that water systems are starting to look at is using perhaps a combination of granular activated. Carbon with reverse osmosis, which is a little bit more effective at filtering out short chain passes. All of this though is very expensive. And so that has really put especially some of these smaller municipalities in a tough spot, and others Superfund cleanup sites that kind of thing is there any sort of fund that these local communities can tap into that ole pay for this remediation, one of the things is that because pizza's is not as needed as a hazardous substance. It doesn't qualify as far as I know for cleanup funds through Superfund now, some states are starting to pass their own legislation. In New York, for example, does designate FOSS as a hazardous substance so you can get funding through there. And then the other thing that states are starting to do is actually sue the manufacturers to try and recuperate some of the costs of updating their drinking water systems. Would you say this whole investigation all across the country is still kind of the first step of finding where these sites are? And then the next step of cleanup is still a little bit murkier. Yes. That's very true. Historically are understanding of pizzas and exposure has really been concentrated in these areas around particular very few limited number of military, bases, and also communities that are near manufacturing facilities, and what we're starting to find now is, especially as we have the tools to detect passes at lower levels were finding that these are in drinking water supplies and places, people would never have suspected. But not everybody is looking. And so that's one of the things that I think different states, and different municipalities will be grappling with for years to come. Thank you so much. Sarah. Yes, thank you. Sarah helps is a freelance, writer and senior editor at undock. You can find a link to her story at signs MAG dot org slash podcasts. Stay tuned for an interview with Shaam Gula KOTA on using phones to listen to erections.
"kidney cancer" Discussed on Powerful Patient
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"kidney cancer" Discussed on Powerful Patient
"Gov, and look for trouble kidney cancer, just to find out WHO's working on it. But for example, I'm an advocate with kidney program here at Dana Farber Harvard Cancer Center, which is one of the leading institutions in the country for. Kidney Cancer. And, one of the things we learned is that. Regular old fashioned chemotherapy really just doesn't work with kidney cancer and we're and yet we're still hearing about people who are being put on standard chemotherapy treatments like you would for breast cancer or things, it does work for other conditions, but it just doesn't work for kidney cancer, but there are a whole bunch of new drugs that have come out in the last ten years. There's a lot of action in this area and that that's a really compelling reason for talking to one of the top experts. So like Dan, George who are up on the new drugs where to find them how to get access to to clinical trials and to help you make smart decisions about your own particular situation. Like you mentioned, you're young. You're healthy I all to has very good track record for. really good enduring a healing, but not everybody can tolerate the treatment, and so you need somebody to help you decide. Are you a good candidate or not a good candidate? Having expert guidance makes such a difference. Made such a difference in the lives of Chris and the AM and that's one of the things that we tell people. You don't necessarily have to have all your treatment for away from home, but you do want to have a specialist. No matter how far you have to go. And we may point out that this is not only true with kidney cancer. It's something that people with any type of cancer sewage seriously consider because. UNLESS, you're dealing with one of the more prevalent ones such as breast or maybe Coa rectal. these other cancers have all kinds of developments that may be the local oncologist is not familiar with. I'm fearful for the patient though that is. will not speak up for themselves. You know right and they take everything the doctor saying. Chris are outspoken enough. I? Think that you know we're going to go out and get the best that we can, and it's that other patients that no doesn't know to ask. Questions to ask because you know they're in shock. You're absolutely right and I think that's one of the particular values of the inspire side and the smart patients site just talking or even just listening in as other people talk about kidney cancer and find out what are they hearing from their doctors for what kinds of other options are there that I'm not hearing from Dr?.
"kidney cancer" Discussed on 710 WOR
"Rectal cancer. By the way, I examined her and her exam is normal. So tells you something about kidney cancer that just feeling the abdomen doesn't tell you much about the kidney. So how do people know about having kidney cancer? Well blood in the urine. Blood in the urine. That's a good reason to come to thirty four Broadway have abdominal pain and blood another reason abnormal imaging another reason was she had definite biopsy, proven kidney cancer and didn't want to lose your kidney. She was seen at that hospital and they wanted to remove her kidney. And she just did not want to remove that kidney. So she got no treatment, which is not so fantastic. Because in that time it allows the kidney cancer to travel because that's what cancer can do. So because of her shoulder pain in the one year lapse, we got a staging up of her body, we stage drop to make sure the cancer out and traveled and lucky for her. It had not traveled it grew. But did not travel. She came to us. And here we talked about all the options. Unlike there where the surgeon wider move for kidney and gave her no options are certain said you have to remove the kidney. A certain didn't say, well, I can remove the kidney or you could go to see Dr Liederman, and he can save your kidney and treat you with radio. Certainly didn't say that had he said that that would have been a more honest approach. And when we talk when I see a patient. We talk about all the options. I tell the patient that usually chemotherapies a lousy option for this disease for kidney cancer, localized surgery. You'll lose your kidney or part of your kidney with us. There's no cutting no bleeding, no surgery. No hospital says you just lay down on a table and make a frame to hold your body. We scan you we find the cancer. And then from thousands of angles, we send beams in to attack the cancer. And that's what she wanted. She wanted noninvasive treatment to attack her cancer. And that's what we did two years ago. And she came this week, and she is in remission, she's in remission from.
Millennials Are Getting More Obesity-Related Cancers Than Baby Boomers
"Cancers linked to obesity are on the rise. Among millennials those born in the eighties. Nineties Adriana Diaz has more on the study and young adults ages twenty five to twenty nine over the last twenty years kidney cancer rates increased to six point two percent. Every year pancreatic gall bladder. And endometrial cancers are also rising. When baby boomers were younger their risk for some of these obesity related cancers was half the rate thirtysomethings face today. Millennials are seen as health conscious. But this study would suggest that that might not be the case. Excess body weight is a known carcinogen number of fat cells is greater Dr Neil. I n gar researches its effects. What is it specifically about fat cells that might be contributing to cancer, those fat cells overtime start to become inflamed. And diseased these larger fat cells then produce inflammatory molecules that can stimulate the growth of cancer. We know that one out of six female cancer related deaths are related to obesity and one out of seven male cancer related deaths are related to obesity if we can improve the obesity epidemic. We stand to impact. The lives of many many people right now obesity is the second most common preventable cause of cancer after tobacco. But with the decline in smoking doctors expect it to become the primary. Preventable cause of cancer in young
"kidney cancer" Discussed on The Peter Attia Drive
"I think to go through residency learning the technical stuff learning the surgical judgment. You know, what do you do if this person's got a post operative bleed versus in infection? Who do you sit on who do you take back to the those are very important skills? But this is like kind of next layer judgment stuff that I mean aside from talking with your colleagues and surrounding yourself by people who are you try to surround yourself by people smarter than you. How do you continue that evolution of learning? We have a what I call adult only journal club every fried every other Friday morning. So it's all the oncologist, and our group Maddox rat on urologists, your logic oncologist, and I call it a dull only because it's not really for the residents. It's during their teaching conference, and we just pull articles that come up every day. So I- every Friday morning. I get a feed from the H about new prostate cancer articles any article of prostate cancer in it. I get that link. It's about one hundred eighty two two hundred papers week. I. Review that list and any looks good. I pull it and I'll look at the abstract era, pull the paper. And so I send those to the group and on Friday two days from now will go over my prostate articles, plus my partners bladder cancer articles or kidney cancer, because I I don't read those. So I have them tell me what's important in those fields. So that's how I it's really fun. Because it's just like, you know, what we been school again it's being in school. It's decide of continuous learning. So that's how I think about and try to keep on top of at meetings are okay. But you know, I think that people get bogged down in just the politics of a meeting so thing reading reading what I try to do most of slits pivot to another topic that's germane to prostate cancer, which is kind of a two topic that goes hand in hand the first the role of testosterone the second of the role of dihydrotestosterone. So we can explore this in any order, but I wanna definitely touch on the notion that is there a real or perceived effect of patients who are on five zero dictates inhibitors. So for the list. Males make a hormone testosterone just thrown.
How to Get Out of Depression and Lessons I Learnt on This Dark Journey
"I was hit by car. I had cancer and all in one year. And then the person I was in a relationship with left, and it was like really a good person that happened. My crash February twenty first. They found kidney cancer. I had my surgery in March by June. I was offered the show. I was told hey, you up for this. And I was like, okay. And I thought hey, I'm gonna go through the motions. And see what happens. I think because I was headed into a business with someone. I think I had the crash to discover the kidney cancer the person left. I let go of a lot. So the doors could be opened for this TV show because I know I have a greater purpose on this planet. Yes, it is to help people and inspire kids because I want to be that role model for kids that I didn't have what I hear from this. It's just like everything you're like. Oh, yeah. Car accident cancer pirates. Just the chaos, and the craziness of all it all seems like you're so grateful for it. All there's always a silver lining. You just never know. And when you're in it like I'm witnessing someone right now. Go through something very difficult. And I always say this. The crew it's easy to do a good job when everything's going. Great. It's how we show up when it isn't. That's what defines our character. How are you going to show up when it's all falling apart who were you in this game of life who are you in this situation? Tune into that song that inspires you. Because really music was very big is a very big part of my life. And when I feel like I don't have the energy or I'm feeling like I'm getting a lot of pushback, I'll play a song that really gives me that drive. So I changed the station in my head. I hit my knees, and I asked for help, and then I do the next right thing. And I follow my gut feeling. Does this feel right? Does this feel wrong? If feels wrong, I'm not doing it. And if you don't really know how you feel then don't make a decision you wait for that feeling. You wait for the answer. If you are in a situation where you're not happy, and you feel like you're losing yourself, and your soul is little dim leave because there are people out there like. Me like you that want to help other people here just on the wrong boat. Change your vote, right? And learn to navigate people always say you made it in a male dominated world. How did I do that? Here's how I did it. I learned my skill. I learned how to be a yacht kept. I learned navigation. I learned how to drive a boat. John Flynn taught me I learned to ability where I'm very confident in what I do that.
"kidney cancer" Discussed on 710 WOR
"He single without children is high blood pressure and cholesterol, and he had blood in the urine. So we talk about it. A lot blood is a warning sign. He had blood in the urine. He was seen by his doctors. Dr set up to a urologist is a surgeon who specializes in the urinary system, he had a cat scan. And he had cystitis Coppee. So they did everything proper. And then they found the mass and the kidney, and it was thought to be a kidney cancer and the surgeon wanted to remove the kidney. And the patient doesn't want his kidney removed is hundred ninety eight pounds same as two years ago. As weight is stabilize identify for ten. He's not a smoker. He's never been around smokers. And that's important because smoking is offered to the cause of kidney cancer. So I want him and his example is normally as most probable kidney cancer because the scan so solid mass. His sergent wanted just to cut out the kidney. He came here for a second opinion. And we talked about all the options. He said, well, I said the surgeon can cut out if he wants if you want that. But we try to be more logical. Here we tried to get biopsies, and we offer get biopsies of the kidney. Mass to prove I often see people probably ten percent of the people who have kidney masses are not cancerous. And I just saw another man this week who had his kidney removed at one of the big hospitals for not cancer. And he's really upset that he lost his kidney for no reason. Well, that's.
"kidney cancer" Discussed on 710 WOR
"One of the biggest hospitals just last year they removed his kidney for kidney cancer. And now he has a bladder cancer. So just within the year. Do you have the kidney cancer removed as kidney? And now they want to remove his bladder. Well, he's woken up to their surgical pushing. This man never smoked he's around smokers as weight as one ninety. Six. He takes a lot of medicines for his diabetes and blood pressure. He had that kidney removed last year. And I saw him. He's got leg swelling, probably in heart failure. And so doing surgery on someone with heart failure is at high risk for dying or complications are heart attack. And he doesn't want to remove his bladder for bladder cancer. And he read about our work. He heard about our work. In fact, a listener like you told about our work, and we have high success rates trading bladder cancer. Now this man had his he's already lost a kidney the doctors over there took out his kidney. And they never told him about the options, which is really sad. They could have said you have a kidney cancer, we can cut it out or you can go see Dr Liederman, and he can treat you without cutting it out, and I would bet ninety nine ninety nine to one. He would have come here had he known about us because. Israeli upset about losing that kidney. Now, they want to cut out his bladder the bladder he'll never urinate normally who loses sexual life. He'll never have the same quality of life. If they cut out his bladder humidity would make it through the surgery with his other conditions, and they learned about our work. I've met with him we discussed our not invasive treatment. And that's what he wants our non invasive treatment to treat his bladder cancer. And this is the work that we do every day. We treat many many people with bladder cancers because most people with bladder cancer just to not want have radical surgery. So he's here. How does the treatment work will patient lays out on the table as a stereo tactic frame? I.
"kidney cancer" Discussed on 710 WOR
"The hip or the, kidney or the, lungs anywhere his kidney cancer. Went and also when they are giving him treatment. He's getting reports in the. Same hospital a little conflict of interest that came all doctors hospital the radiologist or say hospital sometimes. They don't want to offend each other's. Well, rather than the radiologist talking about how the. Cancer has been since he started? The, chemo, they only talked how it was a few. Months ago versus more recent so gives a short, in Interval, so it makes it hard for him to judge what's. Working and what's not working I like to. Get intervals from the start of a treatment to, the end of the treatment so the patient can. Really understand his achievement working well obviously the. Treatment's not working and it's not, working because the cancer's eating, through the hip if treatment, with her chemo is working it wouldn't be eating through the hip so. He's had lots of surgeries sugar on. The kidney surgery on the hip, the cancer came back to the hip even though he, had that surgery standard radiation is that a lot of systemic therapy, he needs to get his reports, from the beginning of treatment to the end and then they'll see most probably the chemo never worked so lots of things. To think about lots of reasons people come, to radio of New York to get, a fresh second opinion to understand what can be done. In the ass is can we treat this mass in the bone and the answer is yes could we treat the mass and the kidney. Yes unfortunately they removed his, kidney and he lost all that function he wasn't as big as they. Told him and number three Cancer in the long it yes we do treat metastatic cancer. To the long like his also treat primary lung cancers. Lots, of experience lots of data and we also have lots of information in booklets to. Send to and DVD's give us a, call at two and two choices in. Car office to one two two four six forty two thirty seven two one. Two two four six forty two thirty seven.
"kidney cancer" Discussed on 710 WOR
"That information and dvd's i won't talk about the gentleman we're talking about kidney cancer we just had a caller talking about kidney cancer so let me tell you about a man this van just came to me a couple of days ago it came with his wife is sixty two years old is married with three children it came with his for evaluation of metastatic kidney cancer so in two thousand ten he had blood in the urine and you'll see a recurring theme had blood in the urine is found to have kidney cancer and he underwent surgery for removal their head radical surgery and and then of course he was told dr got all the cats are out of course he was told that but five years later the cancer spread to his lung and they cut up part of his lung and then the next year the cutout another part of the long on the opposite side and then they cut out another part of the long ball talk about that in a minute and now he's got another najrah so remember he's had the kidney surgery he said the lung surgery with three areas of his lung cut out and now has a new najah jordan along and he's got numbness in the chest he got numbness in the right chest from opening up his right long he's got numbness in the left chest from the left chest and he's got pain in the right chest from opening up of course you got the picture pain numbness and he's losing weight he's gone from one sixty five to one thirty five is five foot nine he thinks he needs knee surgery he smoked as a teenager i examined him and over always pretty good shape he said this lung surgery and now he's got a new long mass so him i got his records i reviewed his records and what's interesting well there's a few thing that's interesting number one is which is he told me the surgery on his kidney to remove the that he had surgery on the right long term of the right lung cancer and had surgery on the left longterm of the left lung cancer but he never told me about the third surgery for the long he never told me about it and i was reviewing the documents and said why did a second there was another surgery in another part of your lung and they cut out a knowledgeable they cut up part of your lung and there was no cancer at the no that i said oh yeah i forgot that well he may forget about it but his body doesn't forget about it god gave us this body and lungs to breathe we need oxygen and water on what her lungs four will longs are to allow oxygen to enter our body and a psycho say our gen factory well our oxygen engineer fear god gave you a six cylinder engine and you're down now to three seven years well it's hard to be the same engine that you were when you had six cylinders well he was sitting there and his wife was sitting there and his wife is telling me that she loved surgery that she thinks surgeries the best and he was sitting there telling me he hates surgeries never going to have surgery again so here we have a husband and wife who obviously love each other they care about each other but the husband has this cancer and he's gone through kidney surgeries had three options on the lung one of which wasn't even for cancer they just removed part of the long they thought it was cancelled i didn't think about doing a biopsy but what are biopsies for biopsies to tell you something before you take action while they didn't do that by up see the long that is cut up part of the long lost three parts of the long and the kidney and i just got a new nod joel and he wants to know what is options are in the surgeon wants to remove that fourth part of the lung and his wife wants him to do it and she says she hey hates radiation hates radio surgery and love surgery so what did i say well i said number one sometimes people come here thinking that radiation or radio surgery is the enemy and our after a while they learn that it might be their best friend i had a very good friend who once told me that love and hate are very close together on the spectrum sometimes loving and hating our very close well think about the person who has breast cancer maybe they hate radiation radio surgery but if we can give them health and take away the cancer without removing the breast they might think that our treatment radio surgery is the best and.
"kidney cancer" Discussed on 710 WOR
"For kidney stones a kidney cancer by that time when it was first diagnosed he had cancer from the kidney that traveled to the lungs the doctors at this super duper fractured it's the same super duper place in new york city cut out his kidney even though the cancer had already traveled stage for and then he started on drug studies been on drug studies for three years it's not helping him the cancers growing he has cancer and the ribs he's had radiation to the rip standard radiation he said another third drug study with no response and now another drug study well what's a drug study for kidney cancer well number one most chemo's don't work for kidney cancer number one number two he can take drug study after drug study drug study means that the drug company in the hospital or analyzing a drug for their benefit they're profiting from this patient who still paying for drug that's most likely not gonna work clinical trials for cancer patients have an overall success rate of about six percent and that's just a temporary success oh more than ninety ninety four percent of people don't benefit at all the drug companies benefit and the drug companies use your pay the hospitals and the doctors tens of thousands of dollars the patients don't see that money the patients are giving their body kind of the science but they're still paying for the care seems a little ludicrous doug company so this man has come to us with terrible pain kidney cancer had his kidney removed they remove part of the long they ready it gave standard radiation to the chest wall the ribs and now the cancers growing right back in the same area yeah there's cancer the opposite kidney and in the long and the liver and the pleura and this is what we have a man sixty one years old gave up his practice of psychoanalysis to take care of himself with stage four cancer and getting treatment that's not helping him compared to here registered in.
"kidney cancer" Discussed on 710 WOR
"Cancer and we believe that most any insurances medicare medicaid should be accepted because we want to help people get better that's the work that we do every day here at radio surgery new york now we'll talk about a seventy nine year old man he came in with his daughter he has history of stroke about six months ago and is a huge mass in the silla amac sylla's the upper part of the mouth where the teeth would be on the upper left side yet a huge mass there he was seeing his best friend he said his best friend was a dentist and the best friend told him assistant canker sore well it turned out to be not a canker sore but cancer of the maxine ella and grew to the size of a tomato it's eighty through the bone it's going up into the sinus that area between them much south of the eye on the left side it's trek along the inner part of the cheek the buckle mucosal and the maximal has just destroyed and other doctors told him that we can't help people whose cancer grows through the bone which is totally wrong and i showed him examples of patients that we've treated we have many examples here we have examples of people whose cancer has grown through the bone the cancer through the bone and then were asked to treat the cancer and make the bone reappear that's exactly what happened in this patient and i showed him an example and yes we treat many people whose cancers growing through the bone so as a teaching point the surgeon who told him that was wrong it is not correct that we cannot treat cancer growing through the bone we treat cancer growing through bone every day the hip bone and the powell vic bonds spine and the head of the jaw bone cancer breast cancer kidney cancer harvey day were treating people with cancer growing through their tissues including the bone.
"kidney cancer" Discussed on KQED Radio
"And kidney cancer and uses his experience as an example i had six million dollars of care now looking back at it sciences tell me that ninety percent of everything we ever did to me was destined to be wrong medicine is often a matter of trial and error so that's not so unusual that dishman also have the dna in his tumor decyphered and that give scientists yet one more clue about what to do and led to an effective treatment though even that process wasn't entirely scientific i'm nervous about sharing the story because it is both hopeful but i also know there was a lot of science but also a lot of luck that this worked for me dishman regards his story is a lesson about what could be we are in the early days of precision medicine and this is exactly why we need to accelerate the science and the discovery so there's an evidencebased for the decisions and choices that we're making for using individual as well as the general population among those skeptical about the big talk in big investment behind precision medicine is can weiss who recently retired from his post as a genetics professor at penn state i think there will be some progress but i also think there this is as much of a slogan to get funding as it is a serious promise gathering huge data sets may be useful for merchants trying to suss out you're spending patterns that he cautions that in biology it may lead to more confusion rather than clarity that's because many health conditions and fall hundreds of genes and the pattern is different in every individual as it is the more scientists look the more variance they find so think about what that will look like when they have gathered a million samples and bigger and bigger samples will just identify more and more very rare or very weak effects when the human genome was sequenced many scientists hope they would quickly be able to identify the common genes that are responsible for common diseases like diabetes heart disease high blood pressure and so on that simply didn't pan out there were no such variance why says it's time to cut our losses pursuing that concept i think we're already at the diminishing returns point for many of the complex traits that are important to our society in terms of health the solutions to those common conditions law largely in changing diets exercise habits.
"kidney cancer" Discussed on KQED Radio
"And kidney cancer sir and uses his experience as an example i have six million dollars of care now looking back at it sciences tell me that ninety percent of everything we ever did to me was destined to be wrong medicine is often a matter of trial and error so that's not so unusual but dishman also have the dna in his tumor decyphered and that give scientists yet one more clue about what to do and led to an effective treatment though even that process wasn't entirely scientific i'm nervous about sharing the story because it is both hopeful but i also know that was a lot of science but also a lot of luck that this worked for me dishman regards his story is a lesson about what could be we are in the early days of precision medicine and this is exactly why we need to accelerate the science and the discovery so there's an evidencebased for the decisions and choices that were making for using individual as well as the general popular asian among those skeptical about the big talk in big investment behind precision medicine is can weiss who recently retired from his post as a genetics professor at penn state i think there will be some progress but i also think this is as much of a slogan to get funding as it is a serious promise gathering huge data sets may be useful for merchants trying to suss out you're spending patterns but he cautions that in biology it may lead to more confusion rather than clarity that's because many health conditions and fall hundreds of genes and the pattern is different in every individual as it is the more scientists look the more variance they find so think about what that will look like when they have gathered a million samples and bigger and bigger samples will just identify more and more very rare or very weak effects on the human genome was sequenced many scientists hope they would quickly be able to identify the common genes that are responsible for common diseases like diabetes heart disease high blood pressure and so on that simply didn't pan out there were no such variance why says it's time to cut our losses pursuing that concept i think we're already at the diminishing returns point for many of the complex traits that are important to our society in terms of health the solutions to those common conditions law largely in changing diets exercise habits.