Screening and Survival

Until It's Fixed

By Optum

Screening and Survival

Tuesday, 7 December

Highlights

Introduction | Hosts Stacey and Callie kick off the episode with a look at the statistics on cancer diagnosis in the U.S. to prepare for a conversation about the importance of regular screening to find cancer earlier, hopefully before it has spread.03:09 Roundtable: Cancer screening and statistics | Dr. Sung Poblete and Matthew Zachary join Callie to discuss recent survey results on cancer screening in the U.S. and how COVID-19 has impacted trends.27:07 Roundtable: Being a voice for patients| Cancer rebel Matthew Zachary turned his experience into a passion for patient advocacy; he and Dr. Poblete talk about how the game has changed for the better since his own cancer diagnosis.39:52 Conclusion | Our hosts close out the show reflecting on the barriers some communities face in getting screened, and the developments that have happened as a result of partnerships.

 

Resources discussed in the episode

Cancer Screen Week: Screening GuidelinesStand Up To CancerThe Big Screen Podcast: How COVID-19 disrupted and reshaped cancer preventionOptum: Improving how we prevent and survive cancer

 

Guests

Matthew Zachary, Cancer rebel, patient advocate and podcast host

Dr. Sung Poblete, CEO, Stand Up To Cancer                                                           

 

The views, opinions, and content expressed in this podcast do not necessarily reflect the views, opinions, or policies of Optum.

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