Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of storytellers - researchers, doctors, and engineers of course, but also patients, poets, comedians, cops, and more. Some of our stories are heartbreaking, others are hilarious, but they're all true and all very personal. Welcome to The Story Collider!
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Psychedelics are increasingly finding their way into modern medicine but what do we really know about psychedelics and psychedelic research today? What is the potential role they can play in the care of cancer patients? In this podcast I speak to Professor Jerome Saris whose expertise is in the use of integrative medicine in the management of mental health conditions and research into psychedelic medicine. As the co-director of a new research center in Australia. We discuss and give a general overview of the potential mechanism of action of some psychedelic therapies and briefly explore the various approaches to therapy and the potential role in improving the mental and spiritual health of patients living with cancer at all stages of the cancer experience.