Managing Prostate Cancer
Receiving a cancer diagnosis can be one of the most
devastating things to happen to a man, regardless of his age or the prior state
of his health. For men diagnosed with prostate cancer, the news can be
especially traumatic: worrying about how you’ll endure treatment and how you’ll
pay for it, anxiety surrounding how the illness and treatment will affect your
body, and planning for your...
Doing Your Part to Beat Breast Cancer
One out of
eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer during her lifetime; one in
eight. Each year, more than 200,000 American women are diagnosed with this
condition. One hopeful aspect about breast cancer, however, is that earlier
detection and better treatment methods are allowing more women to overcome
cancer and enjoy many years of life after defeating their cancers. One such...
Starting Over, Growing Bolder
Wendy Chioji has been the face of Orlando news for 20 years. Her battle with breast cancer enlightened all women; her determination to help others was only equaled by her dedication to becoming a world-class athlete.
Do bottles crash down when you open your medicine cabinet? Respected and honored medical writer Shannon Brownlee says Americans are over-treated and that's making America sicker and poorer.
Rather than letting MS define her, Wendy Booker is defying the disease by climbing the world's 7 tallest mountains.
Surviving and Climbing
Rather than letting MS slow her down, Wendy Booker was motivated to become the first woman with the disease to conquer the world's seven summits.
Patrick Swayze's cancer diagnosis
I was saddened to hear the reports of the pancreatic cancer diagnosis for Patrick Swayze. It is also disheartening to hear differing versions from the media, ranging from "5weeks to live"
to a very "early stage case showing excellent results from his treatments". I certainly hope the latter is the correct one. I was diagnosed with a very rare form of pancreatic cancer in1983, and was told I...