HearSay Health Headlines May 1, 2012

Posted by: perry 5/1/2012 6:32 PM

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. 

Scheduled Guest:

Dr. Julie Silver - assistant professor at Harvard Medical School, cancer survivor, and author of several books on cancer rehabilitation
www.juliesilvermd.com

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.

Scheduled Guests:

Gino Colombara - Executive Director, Alzheimer's Association of Southeastern Virginia
www.alz.org/seva

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
www.medicine.virginia.edu

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