Harvard physician Atul Gawande says we need to change the nation's approach to aging and dying. How nursing homes can focus more on patients’ need for human connection, and how end-of-life treatment is actually shortening lives instead of extending them.
March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Diane and her guests discuss the latest in research, detection, and treatment of this type of cancer.
- Dr. Jean Grem senior investigator with the National Cancer Institute
- Hettie Mercer nurse in charge of the Endoscopy Department at Sibley Memorial Hospital
- Sandy White Colon Cancer Alliance
- Dr. Louis Korman gastroenterologist in private practice at George Washington University Hospital and Sibley Memorial Hospital faculty member, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and board member of the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
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