Tuesday, December 16 2014
A shorter, less expensive, just as effective course of radiation treatment is available for breast cancer survivors, yet many U.S. women aren’t being offered this easier treatment. Why not?
Hypofractionated whole breast irradiation.
If you’re one of the approximately 140,000 to... Read more
There’s no disputing the fact that cancer and sadness go hand in hand. If you have cancer (or know someone that does), you’ll no doubt experience times of sadness – brief or prolonged – this holiday season. Here are some ways to cope.
December is a dark month.
Days are... Read more
You may read all the hospital pamphlets and doctor handouts in the world, but there are some things about the cancer experience that just aren’t mentioned.
It’s not the cancer that hurts. It’s the... Read more
Thankful – for cancer? While some scattered survivors are happy to have had cancer (me among them), most don’t connect thankfulness with a deadly disease. Still, as Thanksgiving rolls around again (with the holiday frenzy right behind), I’d like to remind you that, despite cancer, there are still things in your life... Read more