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Jul 27, 2023

In this special episode, Dr. Reena Thomas, neuro-oncologist and clinical associate professor at Stanford Medicine, joins as a guest co-host to talk with former professional BMX athlete now personal coach Josh Perry. Josh shares his experience of being diagnosed with brain tumors known as meningiomas, the surgeries that he has undergone to treat them, and how he moves forward by talking about his experience with others. Next, Dr. Thomas speaks with Dr. Michelle Monje, pediatric neuro-oncologist and professor of neurology, of neurosurgery, of pediatrics, of pathology and of psychiatry at Stanford Medicine. Dr. Monje explains the role of a neuro-oncologist, what a meningioma is, and the different phases involved in clinical trials.

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Guest: Josh Perry @JoshPerryBMX (Instagram) Josh Perry (LinkedIn); Dr. Michelle Monje @michelle_monje (Twitter)  

Hosts: Dr. Daniel Correa @neurodrcorrea; Dr. Reena Thomas of @Stanford_Neuro