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Polio virus for Glioblastoma Multiforme

What ’60 Minutes’ Got Right And Wrong On Duke’s Polio Virus Trial Against Glioblastoma
by David Kroll on Forbes.com

An engineered version of the poliovirus has been in development for more than 20 years as a treatment for one of the most difficult-to-treat cancers, a brain tumor called glioblastoma multiforme, abbreviated GBM. A human safety trial of the virus, called a Phase I study, is ongoing at Duke University’s Brain Tumor Center in Durham, North Carolina. The patients who’ve been enrolled have the toughest form of this disease: GBM that has returned after previous surgery and treatment.

Last night, the …

213 – Acquired Undescended Testicle Fun

Dr Steve, Dr Scott and Lady Di_agnosis talk about stuff.  They actually try to answer medical questions but get stumped.  Twice.  Hilarity ensues.



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212 – Taint Hole

Dr Scott had surgery and it was pretty gruesome.  Lady Diagnosis has a friend with a weird problem.  Nick from DallasNovelty.com discusses sex toys for the disabled.




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211 – Goodtime Boogie

Dr Steve relives the past, and it ain’t pretty.  Dr Scott reads negative reviews and everyone makes fun of “Mountain Monsters.”  EKGs are discussed somewhere in there.




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210 – Catharsis

Friends and fans of Greg “Gvac” Petraitis discuss the loss of our sorely missed friend.  We’ll get back to the funny next week, but this week was for us.  Thank you for your support during this impossible time.

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No Show This Week

With the untimely passing of our dear friend Gvac, we take a brief break until we can talk without breaking down constantly.  Be back next week.  Enclosed is a brief segment from Dr Steve’s appearance on SiriusXM to discuss this tragic event.

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NSNG Chocolate Chip Brownies

Before he went full-vegan, GVac was an adherent of the NSNG lifestyle.  These were his favorites, made by our friend Trish Lyons.  Enjoy!

Almond Butter Brownies


  •  1 cup almond butter
  •  1 egg
  •  ½ tsp sea salt
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  •  ½ tsp vanilla
  •  ½ cup of coconut palm sugar
  •  ½ cup of “Enjoy Life” mini chocolate chips


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  • Line bottom of 8×8 dish with parchment paper
  • Mix all ingredients except chocolate chunks until smooth
  • 209 – Rebel Yell

    Our new friend Rebel Lynn (@TheRebelLynn on twitter) talks about Fibromyalgia and Dr Steve discusses novel treatments.   (This is the last show our friend Gvac was on.  He will be so missed. More soon.)

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    Thank You For Being a Part of Our Lives, Pal

    Today was a day from hell;  we lost our dear friend Greg Petraitis, known to radio listeners as GVac.  I want everyone to know he died suddenly and did not suffer.  His family is in shock, so please be gentle and give them some time to process this tragic information.

    Greg was selfless and loveable, he gladly gave of himself and was never without his sense of humor and infectious laugh.   What an amazing musician, too…he was driving 90 minutes each way to work out a set with Dr Scott and me for an Alzheimer’s benefit;  there was no real …

    208 – The Youn and the Restless

    Dr Anthony Youn discusses plastic surgery and his book: “The Age
    Fix.”  Also PA John stuns everyone with his savant-like hip
    hop improv skillz.




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