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That Cancer Show

It’s Plain Talk About Cancer

Are my cosmetics safe? Should I join a clinical trial? What is cancer rehab?

Cornucopia’s That Cancer Show™ provides the Triangle-area community with insights about the latest advancements and challenges patients, survivors and caregivers face. Tune in to hear the latest information and stories from experts and people like you who journey with cancer.


That Cancer Show™

Click on the links below to read about each show and its guests, along with listen to the podcasts.



Host Mary Lawrence

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Executive Producer
Lois Boynton


Our 2016 Programs and Podcasts

October 2016

October 3, 2016
Cancer in the news: From bees to the moon (Moonshot Task Force, that is)
There’s a lot going on in the world when it comes to cancer. Our hosts share the latest about cancer tumors that prefer fat to sugar as an energy source, the lasting impact of chemo brain, and how herbicides may get into honey.

Our 2015 Programs and Podcasts

January 2015

January 4, 2015
What's your New Year's Resolution?
Roundtable discussion

January 18, 2015
Financial toxicity affects more than your wallet.
Dr. Yousuf Zafar, oncologist, Duke Cancer Institute

January 25, 2015
Family advocate: Ideas to work with your medical team
Darcy Thiel, licensed mental health counselor

February 2015

February 22, 2015
Truths about cancer survivorship
Karen Tripp, licensed marriage and family therapist and founder of Cancer Companions

March 2015

March 8, 2015
Finding hope
Patricia Cadle, MRE, BCC Oncology Chaplain, UNC

March 15, 2015
What the cancer researchers have found
Roundtable discussion

March 22, 2015
Taking on the fogginess of chemo brain
Dr. Karla L. Thompson, PhD, neuro-psychologist, UNC

April 2015

April 5, 2015
Dangers of untested stem cell cosmetics
Anne C. Willis, LE, founder and president De La Terre Skincare®

April 12, 2015
Food and friendship: Support on the cancer journey
Marilyn Aub, Peer Connect Guide; Will Pulley, Magnolia Meals at Home™ coordinator; Rosie Smith, retired RN and Peer Connect coordinator.

April 26, 2015
Pancreatic cancer treatment and research advancements
Dr. Jennifer LaFamina, MD, Surgical Oncologist at UMass Memorial Medical Center Audrey Kurlan-Marcy, Pancreatic Cancer Alliance

May 2015

May 10, 2015
Is it worth the risk? When cancer is a medication side effect

May 24, 2015
Surviving and Thriving into Survivorship
Deborah K. Mayer, PhD, RN, AOCN, FAAN, Director of Cancer Survivorship, UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center Jean B. Sellers, RN, MSN Administrative Clinical Director, UNC Cancer Network and President of the NC Oncology Navigator Association

May 31, 2015
When Cancer Goes on Vacation with You

June 2015

June 7, 2015
Donating bone marrow and cord blood helps those with blood cancers
Betsie Ledderle, Community Engagement Representative, Be The Match® Registry

June 14, 2015
Moving beyond childhood cancer
Nathan Clendenin, multimedia storyteller and cancer survivor

June 21, 2015
Listening to your body talk
A conversation with participant Sherri Kempf.

June 28, 2015
Cancer support when you're newly diagnosed
Gary S. Grubb, MD, MPH, LCSWA, outpatient therapist

July 2015

July 5, 2015
Cancer coping tools
A conversation with Barbara Tako

July 12, 2015
Cultivating possibilities
A conversation with Jerri

July 26, 2015
Balancing Work and Cancer
Rebecca Nellis, MPP, Chief Mission Officer, Cancer and Careers

August 2015

August 2, 2015
Cancer Hot Buttons
Roundtable discussion with hosts Mary Lawrence, Dave Richmond and producer Lois Boynton

August 16, 2015
Balancing Work and Cancer, Part 2
Rebecca Nellis, MPP, Chief Mission Officer Cancer and Careers

August 23, 2015
Legal issues for older cancer patients
Attorney Bill Alexander

September 2015

September 6, 2015
Legal issues for older cancer patients, Part 2
Attorney Bill Alexander

September 13, 2015
From acupuncture to wasps: The latest cancer news
Roundtable discussion - hosts Mary Lawrence, Dave Richmond and producer Lois Boynton

September 27, 2015
Magnolia Meals at Home™ expands
Olivia Lawrence, Cornucopia's community relations manager

October 2015

October 4, 2015
Breast Cancer Action takes on pinktober
Marie Garlock, Breast Cancer Action Community Leader for Change

October 25, 2015
Breast Cancer Action takes on pinktober, Part 2
Marie Garlock, Breast Cancer Action Community Leader for Change

Our 2014 Programs and Podcasts

January 2014

January 5, 2014
Building resilience during 'unrequested change'

January 12, 2014
Mind-body work through hypnosis

January 19, 2014
Latest findings about acupuncture to ease treatment side effects

January 26, 2014
Mesothelioma: The cancer that's caused by asbestos

February 2014

February 9, 2014
Coping with colorectal cancer

March 2014

March 2, 2014
Using online communities to make cancer connections.

March 9, 2014
Cancer jaw droppers

March 23, 2014
Cancer jaw droppers - part 2

March 29, 2014
Understanding thyroid cancer
Kathryn Wall, Support Groups Coordinator, Facilitator and Board Member Thyroid Cancer Survivors' Association

March 30, 2014
Coping with colorectal cancer - part 2

April 2014

April 13, 2014
Fighting racial disparities

Our 2013 Programs and Podcasts