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October 05, 2009
April 02, 2009
Palliative care physicians discuss how end-of-life decisions is different for every individual.
March 26, 2009
How do we accept our own death? An essay from Kathy LaTour.
March 21, 2009
Hospice care or palliative care: What's the right care for me?
March 19, 2009
Find a clinical trial tailored for you.
Find a trial tailored for you.
March 18, 2009
Robert Brooks, MD, gave the eulogy at Phillip Berman's memorial on February 10, 2009.
March 17, 2009
Heather Venrick honors her grandmother.
Uncontrolled cancer pain exacerbates other problems, but there are many options, such as opiods, to effectively treat the pain.
Excerpted from Conquer Prostate Cancer: How Medicine, Faith, Love and Sex Can Renew Your Life by Rabbi Ed Weinsberg with Dr. Robert Carey [Health Success Media, LLC; ©2008].
Treatment for cancer-related anemia.
March 14, 2009
Food for Thought
Sorting out the effects of soy products on breast cancer cells.
Breast cancer survivor and editor-at-large Kathy LaTour's daily diary from the 2008 Amazon Heart Thunder motorcycle ride.
The sign over the Amazon Heart table at the 2008 Young Survival Coalition Annual Conference read: "What if breast cancer was just the start of an incredible journey?"
Top insurance challenges facing cancer patients and how to get help.
Resources for support and information about Medicare.
Pending legislation in the House and Senate would make life a little easier for patients who are Medicare beneficiaries, including cheaper drug prices and standards for survivorship care.
Medicare has four parts that cover different aspects of health care costs.
Is it best to start with tamoxifen and then switch to an aromatase inhibitor (AI), or should the AI come first?
Types of non-Hodgkin lymphoma.
How to navigate Medicare Part D to get the coverage you need.
Drugs in the News
FDA approves Mozobil for non-Hodgkin lymphoma and myeloma, and Degarelix for advanced prostate cancer.
The struggle of when to reveal my health history to a romantic interest.
Support and resources for spouse caregivers.
There are many ways for patients to support a spouse in the caregiving role.
The risk of secondary cancers in childhood cancer survivors and what survivors can do to protect themselves.
March 13, 2009
More information on cancer-related cognitive changes.
Types of thyroid cancer.
The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society's "First Connection" program connects volunteers with newly diagnosed patients and caregivers to help them manage the many aspects of a cancer diagnosis.
Half of adult patients diagnosed with non-Hodgkin lymphoma are over age 60--oncologists must take into account age and associated complications.
FDA decision changes the routine for treating cancer-related anemia.
Caregivers need to help patients keep their minds and bodies active.
Patients may be asked to take steps to deplete their body's natural store of iodine so the thyroid will more readily absorb the radioactive iodine treatment and maximize treatment effectiveness
Conquering prostate cancer with a mix of medicine, spirituality, love, and intimacy
Childhood cancer survivors skip needed mammograms
Childhood cancer patients make their mark in art exhibit
On The Web
Updating your family health history--U.S. Surgeon General's office updates family health history program, "My Family Health Portrait"
Kathy Bates, Patrick Swayze, and Nip/Tuck talk about cancer
Gene testing now recommended before colon cancer treatment
Selenium and vitamin E supplements get a negative grade in prevention test
An unexpected survivor addresses breast cancer risk
The Place To Be
Patients call in for survivorship series teleconference
Connecting quality health care with economics
Creating a "wish list" for health care reform.
February 19, 2009
Treatment updates from the 2009 ASCO Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium.
A port can make intravenous chemotherapy easier on patients.
Overwhelmed spouse caregivers take control of stress.
Why treatment of one cancer could lead to the diagnosis of a new cancer.
Breast cancer survivors find healing in the challenges of the road.
Addressing and correcting cognitive problems in older cancer patients.
The gold standard in treating non-Hodgkin lymphoma gets new backup.
Thyroid cancer's high survival rate masks the sometimes tricky tumor.
Letters from Our Readers
Readers respond to past articles.
Changes to Medicare find patients and providers playing by new rules.
Mothering a Daughter with Cancer
Our Microbiome: A Reflection of Ourselves?
How Can Cancer Survivors Help The Newly Diagnosed?
CURE Honors World Ovarian Cancer Day