Cancer 101

Back to School Cancer Quiz

Posted by on Aug 31, 2012 in Cancer 101, Cancer Care | 0 comments

Back to School Cancer Quiz

Only you grade this test, but the information is vital, therefore this quiz is open book and cheating is encouraged.

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Cancer 101: Malignant brain tumors

Posted by on Jul 24, 2012 in Cancer 101 | 10 comments

Cancer 101: Malignant brain tumors

…my “least favorite” cancer

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Blood – it ain’t red bile

Posted by on May 22, 2012 in Cancer 101, General Medicine | 1 comment

Blood – it ain’t red bile

The most basic of tests is the Complete Blood Count or CBC.

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Cancer 101: Male breast cancer

Posted by on May 11, 2012 in Cancer 101, Cancer Care | 0 comments

Cancer 101: Male breast cancer

Men with breast cancer have shorter average life spans than women.

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The lesion’s curse

Posted by on Mar 12, 2012 in Cancer 101, Cancer Care, General Medicine | 2 comments

The lesion’s curse

A frightened Diane called me today. She was in big trouble. Her primary doctor’s office had called with terrible news. The MRI showed Diane had a lesion. Desperate, she reached out to an Oncologist for help.

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Narcotics and Cancer

Posted by on Mar 2, 2012 in Cancer 101, Cancer Care | 0 comments

Narcotics and Cancer

For many people the word “cancer” is synonymous with ”pain.” The nightmare of uncontrollable agony is perhaps as terrible as fear of the disease. On the other hand, many of us are frightened of side affects from pain medications, and worry about the threat of addiction. Fortunately, medications can control most pain and with care, this can be done safely.

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