Ask the Experts

Ask the Experts is a monthly live video series that features medical, legal, scientific, and wellness expert presentations. Questions are compiled monthly and answered in a live episode on Facebook. All questions remain anonymous. Click here to meet the experts.

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Nutrition + Cancer with AICR Dietitian

Recorded January 25, 2023 featuring
American Institute of Cancer Research Senior Nutrition Advisor, Karen Collins, answering your questions about nutrition and cancer, and what current research says about food and its impact on health.

Cancer and Genetic Testing

Recorded December 15, 2023 featuring
Danielle McKenna, Penn Medicine Certified Genetic Counselor answering all your questions about genetic testing, who is eligible for it, and how to decipher your results.

Mammogram Screenings: Current Guidelines and Recommendations

Recorded November 16, 2023 featuring
Dr. Monique Gary shares information on the history of mammograms, current guidelines and recommendations, and answers all questions about breast screenings.

Answer Your Health Insurance Questions with Triage Cancer

Recorded October 26, 2023 featuring
Joanna Doran, cancer rights attorney and CEO of Triage Cancer answers all your questions about navigating healthcare and insurance, finances and employment, cancer-related legal issues and more after diagnosis.

Ovarian Cancer + Nutrition and Lifestyle

Recorded September 21, 2023 featuring
Dr. Mark Shahin answering all your questions about how lifestyle and nutrition changes can help with symptoms after ovarian cancer diagnosis and through treatment.

Follow-Up About Peripheral Neuropathy

Recorded August 24, 2023 featuring
Rita Padhiar from ReVital Cancer Rehab answering all your questions about how to manage symptoms of peripheral neuropathy.

What’s In a Name? Palliative Care: What Is It and What Is It Not

Recorded July 20, 2023 featuring
Cal Cates answering all your questions about what palliative care is, how it can benefit you during treatment, and addresses the hesitation to seek it out.

Maintaining a Healthy Lifestyle with Breast Cancer

Recorded June 22, 2023 featuring
Dr. Renée L. Quarterman joining us to answer all your questions about how maintaining a healthy lifestyle plays a role in cancer treatment.

Caregiver Support

Recorded May 19, 2023 featuring
Jackie Herigodt, Director of Programs and Outreach at Imerman Angels discussing how you can be there for the ones you care about without forgetting to be there for yourself.

For more information about Imerman Angels, visit imermanangels.org or call 877-274-5529.

Sunscreen Safety

Recorded April 28, 2023 featuring
Unite for HER Beauty Advisor, Jolene Hart talking about sunscreen brands, potentially harmful ingredients to look out for, sunscreen usage, and more.

Unlock Your Cancer’s DNA To Inform Your Care

Recorded March 30, 2023 featuring
Dr. Renée L. Quarterman answering questions about how genetic testing can help to decide your best cancer treatment plan.

Potty Talk: All About GI Issues, Stress, and Anxiety

Recorded February 24, 2023 featuring
Unite for HER’s Erin Pellegrin, RD and Sarah Murphy, LPC answering questions about GI issues after treatment.

Immunotherapy + Your Immune System

Recorded January 26, 2023 featuring
Dr. Sasha Stanton and Amber Svardal of MacroGenics joining to discuss how immunotherapy can strengthen your immune system and help to fight cancer cells.

What Is the Importance of Going Plant-Based?

Recorded January 19, 2023 featuring
Ana Negrón, M.D., a family medicine doctor in the Paoli area with affiliations with multiple hospitals including Crozer-Chester Medical Center and Phoenixville Hospital.

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Therapy

Recorded December 15, 2022 featuring
Diane Riebel, PhD from the Marcus Institute of Integrative Health at Jefferson.

Hair Relaxers, Straighteners, and Heightened Cancer Risks for Black Women – What’s the Story?

Recorded December 8, 2022 featuring
Unite for HER Beauty Advisor and certified health coach, Jolene Hart.

It’s Not You, It’s Your Old Bra!

Recorded November 17, 2022 featuring
Founder and CEO of AnaOno, Dana Kasse Donofree.

Brain Metastasis

Recorded October 21, 2022 featuring
System Chief of Radiation Oncology at Main Line Health, Dr. Linna Li.

Yoga for the Pelvic Floor

Recorded September 29, 2022 featuring
author of  Yoga: A Path to Wellness and yoga instructor Alison Donley.

Clean Beauty 101

Recorded August 27, 2022 featuring Emmy-nominate makeup artist Karim Orange and Unite for HER beauty advisor Jolene Hart.

Deciphering Information Online

Recorded July 1, 2022, featuring Sue Friedman DVM of FORCE.

Ablative Radiation

Recorded June 23, 2022 featuring Dr. Neil Taunk.

Combating Cancer-Related Cognitive Decline

Recorded May 26, 2022, featuring Erica Guardascione, MS, CCC-SLP of ReVital Cancer Rehabilitation.

Lymphedema and Lymphatic Massage

Recorded April 28, 2022, featuring Lisa Levitt Gainsley of The Lymphatic Message.

Disability Benefits and Insurance

Recorded April 21, 2022, featuring Joanna Morales Esp. of Triage Cancer, providing free education on the practical and legal issues that arise after a cancer diagnosis.

Clinical Trials for Black Breast Cancer Patients: When We Tri(al)

Recorded March 31, 2022, featuring Ricki Fairley, Touch BBCA.

Genetic Testing

Recorded March 4, 2022, featuring Certified Genetic Counselor Danielle McKenna, MS, LCGC, of Penn Medicine.

Healthy Beauty for Teens

Recorded February 24, 2022, featuring Jolene Hart, CHC.

Defining Metastatic Breast Cancer

Recorded January 27, 2022, featuring Touch: The Black Breast Cancer Alliance Founder and CEO Ricki Fairley and Dr. Monique Gary, DO, MSc, FACS.

Caregiving

Recorded December 16, 2021, featuring Imerman’s Director of Programs and Outreach, Jackie Herigodt, presented by Daiichi Sankyo.

Male Breast Cancer

Recorded November 18, 2021, featuring HIS Breast Cancer Awareness founders Harvey Singer and Vicki Wolf, presented by Merck.

Recorded October 29, 2021, featuring Tiffany Kendig, PT, DPT, MPH, CLT and Rita Padhiar, DPT, of ReVital Cancer Rehab.

Recorded September 30, 2021, featuring Joanna L. Fawzy Morales, Esq. of Triage Cancer.

How to Build a Healthy Beauty Routine

Two-part series recorded May 21, 2021, and July 8, 2021, with Beauty Advisor Jolene Hart CHC, AADP, and Director of Education at ACURE and licensed esthetician Tammy Ball.

Clinical Trials FAQ

Recorded June 24, 2021, with Dr. Payal Shah, a breast medical oncologist and clinical researcher with a focus on triple-negative breast cancer and cancer genetics at Penn Medicine.

Nutrition FAQ

Recorded March 26, 2021, with Erin Pellegrin RD, Unite for HER Nutrition Manager and Culinary Nutritionist.

Sexual Health FAQ

Recorded February 26, 2021, with Dr. Sabitha Pillai-Friedman, Sex and Relationship Therapist and Associate Professor at Widener University.

COVID-19 Vaccine FAQ

Two episodes, recorded January 28, 2021, and February 18, 2021, with Dr. Linna Li, System Division Chief of Radiation Oncology at Main Line Health.COVID-19 Vaccine FAQ

la vacuna del COVID-19

Pregúntale a los expertos con la doctora Lina Sizer, DO, FACS especialista en cirugía de cancer de seno (Main Line Health), abordando las dudas en referencia a la vacuna del COVID-19. Grabado el 9 de abril 2021.