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  • Long-Term National Cancer Survivors' Issues

    Despite the many advances we have made in treatment of cancers we still have not made many in the area of long-term survivoship.Tonight I agreed to lead a support group of indivdiduals who have survived cancer several months to 18 years. It was a...

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  • Free Set of Papers On Cancer From New York Times

    As I was searching for more new information on cancer and resources for us all to share I stumbled on an exciting free piece of information. The New York Times is releasing A free collection of articles about cancer published in The New York Times...

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  • How Can the Red Devil and Breast Cancer Be Related?

    It is not common for women to develop breast cancer in their 30’s. After surviving breast cancer in her 30’s Katherine Russell Rich wrote a book called The Red Devil: To Hell with Cancer – and Back. This book was an account of how she had gotten s...

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  • Healthcare Consumerism

    The topic of how to effectively communicate with your healthcare provider is just a minor part of a larger movement in healthcare called "Healthcare Consumerism". I would suggest you all go to this URL http://fardj.prblogs.org/2007/01/30/grand-rou...

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  • An Example of A Credible Cancer Website

    In my spare time I work with organizations like the American Cancer Society, Oncology Nursing Society, and Lance Armstrong Foundation. Last week I was doing some work related to the Lance Armstrong Foundation so I decided to go back and visit the ...

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  • Iyengar Yoga for Breast Cancer Survivors

    At a recent nursing research conference held in Washington D.C. Dr. Mel Haberman reported on 2 studies with 31 breast cancer survivors. The purpose of the study was to determine if participating in yoga would increase the immune response and quali...

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  • How to Think Optimistically - Part II

    In our last article, we discussed how to interrupt negative trains of thought. Remaining optimistic while undergoing cancer treatment is paramount to a better recovery. Today, we will discuss two other states of mind that we need to be aware of an...

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  • Should I Tell My Health Care Provider I Want Complementary Therapies?

    You should always discuss any additional therapies or self-care strategies that you want to initiate with your health care provider (e.g., doctor, nurse practitioner, physician assistant). Many complementary therapies may be helpful when done alon...

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  • Spring - What Does the Season Mean

    It is only March 1st. and Spring does not officialy start for several weeks, but it has been on my mind.As in summer, Spring brings dayight hours that are greater or equal to 12 hours and rapidly increasing. Everything begins to warm, new plant gr...

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  • Gifts That Help Cancer

    With the holidays coming quickly and many people still looking for gifts and organizations stil needing donations to help fight cancer I wanted to mention a few ways to combine the 2.In North Carolina (where I live) there is a wonderful company ca...

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BA, MPH

Steve shares what he learned from his personal experience with cancer.

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