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Welcome to our new podcast series, "CANCER ANSWERS".  This podcast series provides insights into current research being conducted at the University of Hawai'i Cancer Center. Our 10-episode debut season features in-depth conversations with world-class UH Cancer Center researchers who are at the forefront of new cancer discoveries.  Our graduate assistant, Haider Rifaat, serves as the producer and host of the series.

Join us every Thursday at 12:00 PM, on YouTube, Facebook, Spotify, and Apple Podcast.

Season 1

Thaddeus Herzog

Episode 9 - Betel Nut Consumption and Increased Cancer Risk
Guest: Thaddeus Herzog, PhD, Associate Professor, UH Cancer Center; Full Member, Population Sciences in the Pacific Program - Cancer Prevention in the Pacific
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In this episode, Dr. Thaddeus Herzog will address betel nut consumption and increased cancer risk.
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Kevin Cassel, DrPH

Episode 8 - How to Protect Your Skin from Cancer
Guest: Kevin Cassel, DrPH, Associate Professor, UH Cancer Center; Full Member, Population Sciences in the Pacific Program - Cancer Prevention in the Pacific
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In this episode, Dr. Kevin Cassel will address skin protection.
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Michele Carbone, MD, PhD

Episode 7 - Understanding the Role of Genes in Cancer
Guest: Michele Carbone, MD, PhD, Professor, UH Cancer Center; Full Member, Cancer Biology - Cancer Mechanisms
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In this episode, Dr. Michele Carbone will talk about the role of genes in cancer.
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John Shepherd, PhD

Episode 6 - Poor Physical Health and Cancer
Guest: John Shepherd, PhD, Professor, UH Cancer Center; Full Member, Population Sciences in the Pacific Program - Cancer Epidemiology
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In this episode, Dr. John Shepherd will talk about poor physical health and its correlation with cancer.
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Unhee Lim, PhD

Episode 5 - How Fatty Liver Contributes to Higher Cancer Risk
Guest: Unhee Lim, PhD, Associate Professor, UH Cancer Center; Full Member, Population Sciences in the Pacific Program - Cancer Epidemiology
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In this episode, Dr. Unhee Lim will address how fatty liver contributes to higher cancer risk.
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Carol Boushey, PhD, MPH, RD

Episode 4 - Addressing Dietary Guidelines for Americans
Guest: Carol Boushey, PhD, MPH, RD, Director, Nutrition Support Shared Resource; Associate Professor, UH Cancer Center; Full Member, Population Sciences in the Pacific Program - Cancer Epidemiology
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In this episode, Dr. Carol Boushey will walk us through some important dietary guidelines to follow.
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Erin Bantum, PhD

Episode 3 - Ensuring Mental Wellness for Cancer Patients
Guest: Erin Bantum, PhD, Associate Professor, UH Cancer Center; Full Member, Population Sciences in the Pacific Program - Cancer Prevention in the Pacific
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In this episode, Clinical Psychologist, Dr. Erin Bantum talks about protecting mental health of cancer patients.
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Brenda Hernandez, PhD, MPH

Episode 2 - Latest Cancer Trends in Hawai'i
Guest: Brenda Hernandez, PhD, MPH, Principal Investigator, Hawai'i Tumor Registry; Co-Director, Pathology Shared Resource
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In this episode, Dr. Brenda Hernandez talks about the latest cancer trends in Hawai'i.
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Joe W. Ramos, PhD

Episode 1 (Premier) - Combating Cancer in Hawai'i and the Pacific
Guest: Joe W. Ramos, PhD, Interim Director, UH Cancer Center
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In this episode, Dr. Joe W. Ramos shares his research expertise, his various roles, and the future of the Cancer Center.
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