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Welcome to the Empowered Patient Podcast with Karen Jagoda.  This show is a window into the latest innovations in digital health and the changing dynamic between doctors and patients.

Topics on the show include

  • the emergence of personalized medicine and breakthroughs in genomics
  • advances in biopharmaceuticals
  • age related diseases and aging in place
  • using big data from wearables and sensors
  • transparency in the medical marketplace
  • challenges for connected health entrepreneurs

The audience includes researchers, medical professionals, patient advocates, entrepreneurs, patients, caregivers, solution providers, students, journalists, and investors.

May 4, 2020

Dr. Andrea Madrigrano is a general surgeon with an expertise in breast cancer at the Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.  Dr. Madrigrano shines a light on how hospitals have determined what are non-essential surgeries in these times of the COVID virus, how women are dealing with delayed surgeries related to their breast cancer, alternative therapies that are buying some time for women while they wait for restrictions to lift, and the opportunity for research comparing results from current innovations with more traditional approaches.


#breastcancer #cancer #COVID19

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