Marrow Masters Podcast Series: National Bone Marrow Transplant Link
The free Marrow Masters Podcast Series educates patients, caregivers, and health care professionals regarding important topics as they relate to bone marrow/stem cell/Car T cell therapy/ transplant. To date, they have had 4, 900 downloads, and this is growing daily.
In Season 4, launched October 2020, the Caregiver Perspective is covered with 8 episodes including two professional interviews and six sessions with experienced caregivers, sharing their best tips and heartfelt lessons learned. Sponsored by Incyte and the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, these podcasts are powerful, candid and inspiring.
Season 3 was launched in the Summer of 2020 and covered the Patient Perspective with 8 episodes which included 5 patient experiences, a beautiful donor story, a valuable chat regarding Oncology Clinical Trials, and a timely episode on Alternative Pain Management. Season 3 is sponsored by Jazz Pharmaceuticals and the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.
Season 2 was launched in early 2020 and was sponsored by Seattle Genetics. It featured 7 episodes. The title was Popular Marrow Myths and we BUSTED them. It covered CAR-T cell therapy questions, a need for a better understanding of clinical trials, cGVHD concerns, relationship/love issues, and donor/age options or the truth on palliative care. Experts were interviewed and included national doctors, social workers, and health care professionals. Season two also included bonus episodes regarding COVID-19 especially geared toward cancer patients, families and caregivers. It provided guidance regarding the navigation of COVID-19 in the spring of 2020.
Season 1 was launched in 2019 and featured 6 episodes. This season was sponsored by Incyte Corporation. We focused on All Things Related to Chronic Graft Versus Host Disease, or cGVHD. The National expert on this topic, Dr. Steve Pavletic of the NIH, is featured.
2019: Together, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
2018: OncoLink, University of Pennsylvania
2017: Frankly Speaking About Cancer Clinical Trials, Cancer Support Community
2016: Mariela Gallo, MPH, CHES
2015: Family Cancer Retreat - Cancer Services of New Mexico
2014: Tina Papadakos, MA Ed and University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center Clinical Trials Database Health Literacy Team
2013: Hastings Breast Cancer Support Group
2012: Be the Match: Super Sam vs. the Marrow Monsters
2011: Matthew Ballo, MD for the Road to Wellness
2010: Maximizing Your Patient Education Skills (MPES)
2009: Caregivers’ Guide to Bone Marrow/Stem Cell Transplant, Myra Jacobs
2008: The Learning Center at The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
2007: Diane Moyer, RN, MS, Ohio State University Medical Center, The Partnership for Health Care Education For Limited English Proficiency Patients
2007: Jean Hartford-Todd, CCLS, The Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center at Duke University Medical Center
2003: Oncology Interactive Educational Series, Princess Margaret Hospital, University Health Network
2001: Leah Mraz, BSN, RN, OCN, My Story: A Diary for People With Cancer, The Cancer Institute of New Jersey
2000: Marilyn McCubbin, PhD, RN, FAAn, Kelly Cotter, BA, Michael Dystra, BS Outlook: Life Beyond Childhood Cancer, University of Wisconsin Cancer Center
2000: M.D. Anderson Patient Education Office, University of Texas
2000: Carolyn Weaver, RN, MSN, AOCN, Ask the Expert Program, Fox Chase Cancer Center
2000: Tanya Smith, BA & Patient and Public Education Departmental Staff, How to Help Your Loved One Stop Smoking, Huntsman Cancer Institute, University of Utah
1999: Amy Deshler, MSW, Kelli Fee-Schroeder, RN, and Kat Thieman, MBA, Setting Course to Reduce Your Risk of Cancer, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center
1999: Dr. Joel Goldwein and Dr. Ivor Benjamin, OncoLink, University of Pennsylvania Cancer Center
1999: Mary Sumpmann, Nancy Goldstein and Staff, Patient Learning Center, University of Minnesota Cancer Center