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Cancer Answers: Reconstructive Surgery for Melanoma and Skin Cancers

July 25, 2019
  • 00:00Support for Yale Cancer Center Answers comes from AstraZeneca, a biopharmaceutical business with a deep-rooted heritage in oncology and a commitment to developing cancer medicines for patients. Learn more at 00:12.800 --> 00:51.400 Welcome to Yale Cancer Answers with doctors Anees Chagpar and Steven Gore. I am Bruce Barber. Yale Cancer Answers features the latest information on cancer care by welcoming oncologists and specialists who are on the forefront of the battle to fight cancer. This week, it is a conversation about reconstructive surgery for melanoma and skin cancers with Dr. James Clune. Dr. Clune is an Assistant Professor of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the Yale School of Medicine, and Dr. Gore is a Professor of Internal Medicine and Hematology at Yale and Director of Hematologic Malignancies at Smilow Cancer Hospital.
  • 14:10Medical Minute Support for Yale Cancer Answers comes from AstraZeneca, dedicated to advancing options and providing hope for people living with cancer. More information at 14:22.600 --> 15:04.700 This is a medical minute about survivorship. Completing treatment for cancer is a very exciting milestone, but cancer and its treatment can be a life-changing experience. For cancer survivors, the return to normal activities and relationships can be difficult, and some survivors face long-term side effects resulting from their treatment, including heart problems, osteoporosis, fertility issues and an increased risk of second cancers. Resources are available to help keep cancer survivors well and focused on healthy living. More information is available at You are listening to Connecticut Public Radio. 15:04.700 --> 15:45.900
  • 30:15Dr. James Clune is an Assistant Professor of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Yale School of Medicine. If you have questions, the address is and past editions of the program are available in audio and written form at I am Bruce Barber reminding you to tune in each week to learn more about the fight against cancer here on Connecticut Public Radio.