Category Archives: Cancer

Fight it! Beat it!

Fighting cancer is one of the biggest battles we will ever face. Inspire others to fight it and beat it by showing them! Continue reading

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New PSA Test, Prostate Health Index, Approved by FDA

New PSA Test, Prostate Health Index, Approved by FDA | Prostate.net. What timing?  Was this coincidental or did someone have inside information (and perhaps a vested interest) about this new test Prostate Health Index.  You know medicine (pharmaceuticals) is big business! … Continue reading

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Overdiagnosis poses significant threat to human health

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Medical_diagnosis#Differential_diagnosis We have such a great medical system when it comes to diagnosing disease with advanced techniques.  You don’t have to tell anyone that has been diagnosed with a potentially life-threatening disease, illness, or injury the benefits of advanced imaging, … Continue reading

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What we call ourselves — finding the right term for cancer – Cancerwise | Cancer blog from MD Anderson Cancer Center

What we call ourselves — finding the right term for cancer – Cancerwise | Cancer blog from MD Anderson Cancer Center. Read more: Andrew Griffith has mantle cell lymphoma and had an auto (November 2009) and an allo (August 2011) stem cell transplant. … Continue reading

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No PSA screening for men????

You know these things are decided by statistics!  False positives cause “normal” men to undergo unecessary treatments which may not have any bearing on their lifespan yet may drastically decrease their quality of life. On the other hand how many … Continue reading

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www.livestrong.org/pdfs/17-yrs.pdf

“It takes 17 years to turn 14 per cent of original research to the benefit of patient care” *   http://www.livestrong.org/pdfs/17-yrs.pdf.

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’22 hours for 22 million’

’22 hours for 22 million’ • Local (www.HometownAnnapolis.com – The Capital). 22 million people have died of cancer since President Nixon declared “war” on Cancer!  28 million people are living with Cancer today!!  You probably have a loved one who … Continue reading

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A Cowboy named Bill

You might ask, “How can knowing one person change me personally?”. My daughter gave me the book “Butterfly Effect” for my birthday recently. The book, in a surprisingly way, tells a story of how one person’s actions has an impact … Continue reading

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N.E.D. – Would you trust your health to this group of doctors?

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Put the elderly on ice? – This could be you or a loved one!

Yeah, this could be you or your loved one!  Are you ready to be put out to “pasture” or put someone else there?  I think the author has a good point.  Having dealt with these same issues in my parents … Continue reading

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