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Breast Cancer   Full episode (30 minutes)   Sample (5 minutes)

Breast cancer: two of the most frightening words in the English language. Our healthcare team tackles questions about this disease and more on this episode of Second Opinion.

Breast Cancer Recurrence   Full episode (30 minutes)   Sample (5 minutes)

While survival rates for breast cancer continue to improve, for some women, recurrence is a devastating reality. Our expert panel explores a topic filled with both challenge and hope.

NEW! Breast Reconstruction   Full episode (30 minutes)   Sample (5 minutes)

Treatment for breast cancer can be overwhelming, both physically and emotionally. While having reconstructive surgery is a personal choice, knowing your options can help you better prepare for the future.

Cervical Cancer and HPV   Full episode (30 minutes)   Sample (5 minutes)

It is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in women worldwide. The latest in cervical cancer treatment and prevention is featured in this episode.

Colon Cancer   Full episode (30 minutes)   Sample (5 minutes)

Colon cancer is the third most common type of cancer among American men and in women and is the third leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States. Learn about how doctors can help you catch it in its earliest, most curable stage.

NEW! HPV Vaccine/Cervical Cancer   Full episode (30 minutes)   Sample (5 minutes)

Cervical cancer is caused by several types of a virus called human papillomaviruses (HPV). The virus spreads through sexual contact. Most women's bodies are able to fight HPV infection. But sometimes the virus leads to cancer. You are at higher risk if you smoke, have many children, use birth control pills for a long time, or have HIV infection. Cervical cancer may not cause any symptoms at first, but later, you may have pelvic pain or bleeding from the vagina.

NEW! Late Effects of Cancer Treatment   Full episode (30 minutes)   Sample (5 minutes)

Treatment of cancer involves the use of strong drugs that target the cancer with the goal of curing it, but these often life saving treatments y can leave a wake of long-term physical and mental effects that patients are often not prepared for. Once cancer treatment is over, it is important to continue follow-up care and to understand the late effects of cancer treatment.

Life After Breast Cancer   Full episode (30 minutes)   Sample (5 minutes)

Life after breast cancer treatment is often challenging. In this episode, experts, patients and laypeople discuss life after breast cancer - what it means to a woman personally, medically, socially and sexually.

Lung Cancer   Full episode (30 minutes)   Sample (5 minutes)

Why is a diagnosis of lung cancer still a death sentence? In this episode, experts who diagnose and treat the disease talk openly about the challenges of finding good diagnostics and a cure.

NEW! Mammography   Full episode (30 minutes)   Sample (5 minutes)

The recent controversy over when—and how often—women should begin having mammograms has left a wake of confusion. Now that the new recommendations have been analyzed in the news media, this episode explores the fully story full story behind the recommendations. This episode also helps you understand how to work with your physician to assess your own risk factors and determine what works for you.