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Crohn's Disease (Episode #1405)

KQED World: Thu, Nov 30, 2017 -- 3:30 AM

Since the age 12, Gabi Thomas has been fighting the physical and mental ramifications of having Crohn's Disease. She explains her challenges over the last 15 years, which culminated in several hospital stays and being on the brink of death. While experts discuss current treatments for Crohn's, Gabi shares her journey of healing; explaining why she has never felt better.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, Nov 30, 2017 -- 10:30 AM

Immunotherapy In Cancer Treatment (Episode #1404)

KQED World: Thu, Nov 23, 2017 -- 3:30 AM

Despite his initial prognosis of six to eight months to live, Ronald Eckert, MD, is thriving after undergoing a new immunotherapy treatment for stage 4 melanoma. Four years after the treatment, he feels he is cured and shares his story. Medical experts discuss the groundbreaking immunotherapy research and treatments being discovered each day in the area of cancers-treatments that will change the way we look at cancer.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sat, Nov 25, 2017 -- 8:30 AM
  • KQED World: Sat, Nov 25, 2017 -- 3:00 AM
  • KQED World: Thu, Nov 23, 2017 -- 10:30 AM

Type I Diabetes (Episode #1403)

KQED World: Thu, Nov 16, 2017 -- 3:30 AM

At nine years old, Liam McCammon was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes. Together with his mom Linda Moroney, they share his story of how he lives with the disease and how new technology helps him lead a life as any other 11-year old. Experts discuss how groundbreaking research is making the lives of children with Type I Diabetes, and their parents, better than ever before.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sat, Nov 18, 2017 -- 8:30 AM
  • KQED World: Sat, Nov 18, 2017 -- 3:00 AM
  • KQED World: Thu, Nov 16, 2017 -- 10:30 AM

Head & Neck Cancer (Episode #1402)

KQED World: Thu, Nov 9, 2017 -- 3:30 AM

As an incredibly fit triathlete, Lou Iovoli was shocked to hear that he had a late-stage cancer that could possibly kill him. As Lou and his own doctor share the story of the drastic measures they took to treat him, they give hope to those diagnosed with this disease that is often disfiguring, devastating, and deadly.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sat, Nov 11, 2017 -- 3:00 AM
  • KQED World: Thu, Nov 9, 2017 -- 10:30 AM

Drug Overdose (Episode #1401)

KQED World: Thu, Nov 2, 2017 -- 3:30 AM

Only two months since their son Patrick died of a heroin overdose, Mary and Joe Mullin courageously share their story with viewers. They tell their very personal experience of Patrick's decline into opioid use, and then heroin addiction and treatment. They talk about Patrick's ups and downs, and his relapses. The panel of experts discusses the drug epidemic in the U.S., and offer solid, timely information about prevention and treatment.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sat, Nov 4, 2017 -- 8:30 AM
  • KQED World: Sat, Nov 4, 2017 -- 3:00 AM
  • KQED World: Thu, Nov 2, 2017 -- 10:30 AM
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