Radiation Therapy in Nepal—Challenges and Progress

Mark Ponto, Manager, Radiation Oncology, MercyOne Waterloo Cancer Center talks about the nature of radiation therapy in Nepal. Mark became interested in this topic after he was part of the Above + Beyond Cancer Transformational Journey to this country.

What Causes Cancer and How Can We Prevent It?

Richard L. Deming, MD; Medical Director, MercyOne Cancer Center and Founder of Above + Beyond Cancer, gives a fantastic talk about what causes cancer and how we can prevent cancers. Dr. Deming explains how nearly half of all cancers as preventable if we follow a healthy lifestyle.

Medical Cannabis in Iowa—A Primer by Lucas Nelson, MedPharm Iowa’s general manager

MedPharm General Manager Lucas Nelson explains the products and processes behind one of the two Iowa company that delivers medical cannabis program to their dispensaries in Iowa.

Empowering Health, by Sarah Russell, Certified Health Coach, Empowering Health Tools

In this podcast certified health coach Sarah Russell tells about her cancer journey and the amazingly positive ways she empowers her body to be at its best through exercise, eating healthy and being cognizant to lead a positive life in all measures.  Sarah’s powerful story has a message we can all use in our daily lives to live our lives with purpose and meaning.

Defining Lymphedema and illustrating how to treat it

Lymphedema Specialist and Occupational Therapist Tammee Stebbins, OTR/L, CLT, LANA; has spent the last 15 years of her career working at Central Iowa’s MercyOne Comfort Health Center for Women, Katzmann Breast Center.  Her message today is designed to help us understand Lymphedema.  She will also show ways to treat this issue for cancer survivors.

Dr. Bradley Lair on the High Importance of Exercise for Cancer Survivors

Bradley Lair, MD, is the Director of Oncology and Hematology at Broadlawns Medical Center in Des Moines, Iowa.  As part of the Above + Beyond Cancer Medical Education Series he talks about the significant benefit cancer survivors gain by exercising.

The Mind Body Connection by Dr. Andy Nish

This is the premier podcast from Above + Beyond Cancer, a Des Moines based non-profit dedicated to elevating the lives of those touched by cancer, to create a healthier world. This presentation by Dr. Andy Nish, the Medical Director of The John Stoddard Cancer Center, investigates The Mind Body Connection.