March 13, 2013 Tweet The People Who Are Shining A Spotlight On Cancer This episode featured fighters, survivors, and everyday people affected by cancer. Check out some of the most memorable moments from the show. ← Previous Next → 1 of 18 photos Our audience was filled with people touched by cancer – survivors, fighters and family and friends of those affected. Dr. Felice Schnoll-Sussman explains the vital warning signs of colon cancer. Marcy (left) explains to Katie how easy undergoing a colonoscopy was for her. And she did it in front of the camera! Dr. Felice Schnoll-Sussman, Marcy and Katie smile for the camera! Maura Tierney tells Katie she feels blessed by her health today after a draining battle with breast cancer. Maura Tierney and Katie smile for the camera. Fran Drescher tells Katie and Shannon Miller that her cancer advocacy work took her on such an unexpected but proud road, especially after she won her battle with uterine cancer. Fran Drescher stresses to Shannon Miller and Katie how important it is to talk to your doctor annually and find out what you should be screened for. Fran Drescher, Shannon Miller, and Katie talk about the different toxins we are putting in our bodies that could be causing cancer. Katie, Shannon Miller, and Fran Drescher give a big smile after their enlightening and educational segment on cancer screening, uterine cancer, and ovarian cancer. Fran Drescher and Katie hold up Fran’s book, “Cancer Schmancer”, a humorous narrative of Fran Drescher’s battle with uterine cancer. Blythe Danner explains to Katie that her husband’s battle with oral cancer was so unexpected, and the most shocking part was that it was caused by a strain of HPV. Dr. Marshall Posner, Blythe Danner, and Katie smile for the cameras after their segment on oral cancer and HPV awareness. Dr. Craig Thompson explains to Katie that prostate cancer is one of the leaders among men, with a new case occurring every 2.1 minutes. In-between segments, Katie and the founder of Chris4Life Colon Cancer Foundation, Michael Sapienza, make the hand-sign for the “Love Your Butt Awareness Campaign.” Dr. Craig Thompson tells Katie that he believes in the next 50 years, more and more cancers will begin to be in the “curable” group. Scott Soussa, brother of Michael Soussa, explains to Katie that Michael’s Mission is focused on improving the quality of life and treatment options for those suffering from colorectal cancer. Our audience stands at the end of the show to honor everyone who has fought cancer and hope for a day when there will be no battle. Tags Blythe Danner Cancer Fran Drescher Maura Tierney Shannon Miller Slideshow Spotlight On Cancer Tune In To Katie! Watch “Spotlight on Cancer: Action & Awareness” Find your Katie station! Be the first to know!Sign up for our email newsletter. You may also like... Health & Wellness Warning Signs of Oral Cancer On the Show Spotlight on Cancer: Action & Awareness Your Stories What You Are Doing to Take On Cancer Your Friends Recommend Join the Conversation!