Tuesday, May 1, 2012
HearSay Health Headlines
Segment A: Cancer Rehabilitation
Cancer survivors often experience a variety of physical, emotional and practical concerns that have historically gone unmet. In the first-half of the program, we'll talk about a new trend where survivors are seeking cancer rehab services devoted to treating and overcoming these lingering conditions.
Dr. Julie Silver - assistant professor at Harvard Medical School, cancer survivor, and author of several books on cancer rehabilitation
Segment B: New Treatments for Alzheimer’s
Today, an estimated 5.4 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s Disease. In the second-half of Tuesday’s HearSay with Cathy Lewis, we’ll examine some of the challenges facing medical professionals searching for a cure, including the recruiting and retaining of medical trial participants.
Gino Colombara - Executive Director, Alzheimer's Association of Southeastern Virginia
Dr. Steven DeKosky - Vice President and Dean of the University of Virginia’s School of Medicine and an international leader in the field of Alzheimer's Disease research