cancer http://iowapublicradio.org en Hey Cancer http://iowapublicradio.org/post/hey-cancer <p>"Iowa Nice Guy" Scott Siepker joins Ben Kieffer on <em>River to River</em> to talk about his latest video "<a href="http://www.scottsiepker.com/new-video-hey-cancer/" target="_blank">Hey Cancer</a>," which he created as a humorous tribute to his late father, Terry “Zip” Siepker, who lost his second battle with leukemia last year.</p><blockquote><p><strong>"If you have somebody in your life that you love...please get out there and do it- tell the people you love that you love them!" </strong>- Scott Siepker</p></blockquote> Fri, 02 May 2014 21:32:52 +0000 Ben Kieffer & Emily Woodbury 40078 at http://iowapublicradio.org Hey Cancer Acts of Kindness http://iowapublicradio.org/post/acts-kindness <p>Host Charity Nebbe celebrates acts of kindness by interviewing the people whose lives have been positively affected by others.</p><p></p> Mon, 23 Dec 2013 20:13:07 +0000 Charity Nebbe & Sarah Boden 33940 at http://iowapublicradio.org Acts of Kindness In shutdown's aftermath, medical research could see delays http://iowapublicradio.org/post/shutdowns-aftermath-medical-research-could-see-delays <p>Researchers operating on federal grants have welcomed the end of the partial government shutdown. As federal employees return to work, IPR’s Durrie Bouscaren considers some of the lasting implications for medical research in Iowa.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">At the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Doctor Sue </span>O’Dorisio<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is working on a drug for children with brain cancer. She pulls up an MRI image from a young woman who participated in one of her clinical trials—a tumor sits at the base of her brain.</span></p> Fri, 18 Oct 2013 20:51:41 +0000 Durrie Bouscaren 30788 at http://iowapublicradio.org In shutdown's aftermath, medical research could see delays The Writing Lads of Cedar Rapids http://iowapublicradio.org/post/writing-lads-cedar-rapids <p>When <a href="http://lennoxrandon.com/wordpress/?page_id=35">Lennox Randon</a> asked his friends <a href="http://about.me/robcline">Rob Cline</a> and <a href="https://dennis-green-xgwv.squarespace.com/">Dennis Green</a> to form a writing group, they were reluctant to devote the time until Randon mentioned his diagnosis of gastrointestinal cancer.&nbsp; Now the three Cedar Rapids residents have been meeting weekly for more than two years to write, read and help each other polish their work.&nbsp; Their dedication has paid off with three separate publishing contracts.&nbsp; The men are each m Mon, 10 Jun 2013 20:24:37 +0000 Charity Nebbe & Dennis Reese 22208 at http://iowapublicradio.org The Writing Lads of Cedar Rapids Author David Bartemis and Race Across America http://iowapublicradio.org/post/author-david-bartemis-and-race-across-america <p>David Bartemis, a cancer survivor journeyed to climb Africa's highest mountain, Mount Kilimanjaro with the group “Above and Beyond Cancer.” Bartemis wrote about his experience with the 19 other cancer survivors 21 caregivers in the book, <em>We Call Her Kili</em>.</p><p>Talk of Iowa will also speak with cyclists of the <a href="http://www.raceacrossamerica.org/raam/raam.php?N_webcat_id=1" target="_blank">Race Across America</a>, an ultra marathon bicycle race across the United States, who hope to raise money for cancer research.</p> Thu, 06 Sep 2012 16:17:06 +0000 Charity Nebbe 7515 at http://iowapublicradio.org Author David Bartemis and Race Across America