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  • Everything from Burnout to Drugstore Hopping

    Dr. RW wrote an interesting grand rounds this week at Notes to Dr. RW He discusses everything from burnout to drug store hopping this week. The grand rounds was serious but light. He even mentioned my piece on how to deal with the holidays if you ...

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  • Other Resources for Colorectal Cancer

    The month of March is almost over and so comes the ending of the Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. This does not mean, however, that we stop thinking about or discussing colorectal cancer until March of next year. Many scientists, health care pro...

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  • How Understanding Cancer Patient's Internet Design Preferences Affect Patient Education

    Valerie R. Vestal, MSN, FNP, RN read an article in the Oncology Nursing Forum that was recently written by authors C. Chernecky,D. Macklin, & J. Waller. The authors believe that understanding the computer experience of individuals with cancer ...

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  • Ignore Conventional Wisdom About Aggressive Prostate CA Treatment And You May Live Longer

    One of the most important lessons my wife and I have learned during her bout with lung cancer is to never trust anything that sounds like "conventional wisdom."I’ll never forget it when a local thoracic surgeon quoted us the survival statistics fo...

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  • Coast to Coast: A Challenge

    Connecticut high school teacher Christian McEvoy is almost halfway through a 6-month, 3,500-mile run across the United States aimed at raising awareness and much needed funds for cancer survivorship programs. He and his team have raised more than ...

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  • Simple Pain Strategies

    Pain management is still a relatively new field in health care. However, great strides have been made in assisting patients in managing pain. Below are some tips for working with your health care professional which will help you get pain relief:1....

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  • Want To Increase Your Odds Of Remaining Cancer Free Following Prostate Cancer Surgery? Start By Finding A Highly Experienced Surgeon.

    Prostate cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer among American men. According to the American Cancer Society, there will be about 219,000 new cases of prostate cancer in the United States in 2007. The most common treatment for early stage pr...

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  • Surviving the Holidays

    With Thanksgiving approaching this week it is important to talk about the holidays. Society teaches us and we often feel we must be happy and joyous at all holiday times, but especially between Thanksgiving and New Years. This can be a difficult e...

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  • Valentine's Day and Support

    Although many people believe Valentine's Day has become too commercial or only commercial. I have tried to make it another day to think about friends and family that I love and who support me. And for individuals with cancer I am sure this may be ...

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  • Introduction

    I have been looking for the opportunity to share my thoughts and experiences regarding cancer for sometime now. Looks like I finally have an audience! I am grateful to the good people at Healthline for this opportunity.So what do I know about ca...

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BA, MPH

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

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