Genre: Health, Medical
Premise: Dr. Peter Salgo, a practicing physician at Columbia University Medical Center in New York, presents real medical cases to professionals in various specialties. In each episode, medical experts analyze the cases and determine the diagnoses and treatments, giving the viewer an in-depth look into how doctors make their decisions about patient care. Topics include medical radiation, living with Alzheimer's, cancer treatment for older patients, and how to protect against food-borne illness.
S12, E09 (First Aired: Nov. 30, 2015)
Preventative cancer screening; whether a yearly mammogram can cause breast or thyroid cancer; the five biggest risk factors for cancer.
S12, E10 (First Aired: Dec. 7, 2015)
Pancreatic cancer is most often caught at an advanced stage; survival rates; five ways to support someone with cancer.