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Clinical Trials and Tribulations
October 14, 2021

Conversation with Survivors/Advocates, Physician and Researchers. Clinical trials are research studies aimed at evaluating a medical, surgical, or behavioral interventions. They are the primary way re

September 08, 2021

Survivors, Advocates, Performers & Scientists Talk Lung Cancer Host: Hildy Grossman with Jordan Rich, co-host and guest Guests: Bonnie Addario, cofounder and board chair of GO2 Foundation for Lung Can

July 14, 2021

Facing Curve Balls in Times of Illness Emcee: Hildy Grossman Co-Host: Jordan Rich Guests: Ilyse Robbins, Director, Choreographer, Actor, Associate Artistic Director for Greater Boston Stage Company; J

June 14, 2021

What are biomarkers, and why are they important? Host: Hildy Grossman with Jordan Rich, co-host Guests: Jill Feldman, Lung Cancer Patient and Activist and Jo Ellen Murphy, PhD, Medical Science Liaison, Foundation Medicine This podcast suggests that lis...

Too Young to Get Lung Cancer?
April 14, 2021

The focus of this episode is to raise awareness and inform the public that young people get lung cancer, too. It’s not just a disease of old people. It’s not a disease tied specifically to smokers. Corey Wood, a college student, marathon runner,

Celebrities: Ah Yes, We Remember Them Well
March 14, 2021

This podcast celebrates the lives of musicians, composers, lyricists and actors who faced lung cancer. Ron Della Chiesa is our distinguished guest. He’s a member of the Massachusetts Broadcasters Hall of Fame,

Big Pharma – Friend or Foe?

February 17, 2021

On today’s episode of “Backstage@Upstage,” Hildy talks about the impact of big pharma on lung cancer treatment and health care in general, and the misconceptions that many have about the industry. Joining her are Cheryl Davis,

Fighting the Stigma
February 17, 2021

Hildy welcomes former NFL star and longtime Upstage Lung Cancer supporter Chris Draft to the podcast. The Chris Draft Family Foundation, empowering families to lead healthy lifestyles, is inspired by Chris’s late wife Lakeasha who creatively faced lung...

Finding Joy!

February 17, 2021

Upstage Lung Cancer uses the performing arts to raise awareness and funding for lung cancer research. In this premier “Backstage@Upstage” podcast episode, host Hildy Grossman welcomes three friends from the world of media and entertainment who have tea...

Backstage @ Upstage Trailer
January 05, 2021

This podcast is an interview format with guests to talk about Entertainment, Medicine, Thrivers and Survivors of lung cancer. Broader topics include how to cope with adversity, strategies to optimize life, lung cancer in the family,