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Michael Douglas will ‘Stand Up to Cancer’ – September 10th by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 07 Sep 2010 8:21pm This is the 3rd year for this event and Michael Douglas has announced he will be there via a taped segment.  Other attendees will include Dr. Oz, Christina Applegate and more.  I have included some posts here and there on the Quack that give updates on where the money raised is going.  You can also visit the website to find out more and donate. ... Read on »
I Need a Bigger Bag by Penny .. Patient Expert Posted Wed 01 Oct 2008 4:14pm When I last wrote Riley had been to the ER because he was having trouble breathing. He got better for a few days and then one Friday as I was pulling into the parking lot at work Holden called and said that Riley was wheezing. I ran in the office, told them I wouldn’t be at work the rest of the day, and drove home. I could hear him wheezing a li ... Read on »
Eating, Swallowing Exercises May Aid Throat Cancer Patients by Medline Plus Posted Thu 19 Sep 2013 4:00pm Keeping up these activities during chemo or radiation linked to better diets after treatment, study finds Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Swallowing Disorders , Throat Cancer Read on »
Fat Lips and Cancer by Ron Sparks Posted Sat 06 Feb 2010 12:09pm 1 Comment Not BinaryBiker's Lip I have a fat lip – and it’s making me nervous. Yesterday I discovered what felt like a small lump below my lip.  It was painful to the touch.  It felt like an ingrown hair along the shaving line of my bottom lip.  Throughout the day I felt it and it was sorebut there was no visible sign of the zit or ingrown ... Read on »
Friday’s COPD Newsletter from COPD Support, Inc. by Karen Bastille Health Maven Posted Fri 29 Oct 2010 2:11pm Volume 10, Issue 47 Richard D. Martin, Editor We’ve all heard the old adage, “What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger.” Some of us believe this, and some of us don’t. Some of us tell ourselves this for encouragement during trying times, and others consider it a platitude when they hear it. But is it true? Do we really ... Read on »
A Link Between Sleep Apnea and Oral Cancer? by Dr. Steven P. Medical Doctor Posted Fri 09 Oct 2009 10:02pm 1 Comment You may be surprised to hear that there’s a link between sleep apnea and any type of cancer, but here’s a study that shows that either directly or indirectly, many types of cancer treatments can cause obstructive sleep apnea. Researchers in this study found that 93% of patients with oral cancer that underwent surgery were found to have obstructiv ... Read on »
Head, Throat Cancer Survival May Be Longer If Tumor Caused by HPV by Medline Plus Posted Thu 20 Feb 2014 12:00pm Patients with recurrent disease seem to 'do better' if cancer is tied to the virus, researcher says Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: HPV , Oral Cancer , Throat Cancer Read on »
Year in Review by Penny .. Patient Expert Posted Wed 07 Jan 2009 2:52pm January: One of Holden's friends who he'd known almost his whole life got into a wreck and was unconscious for a while. He is also one of the youth at church. He turned out to be OK after a while. It took him a few days to completely wake up and he couldn't play basketball for several weeks due to a concussion. I'm so thankful that he turned ... Read on »
Connection Between Throat Cancer and Oral Sex by Dr. Helaine Smith Posted Wed 22 Oct 2008 4:53pm One thing many people don't realize is that dentists check for more than cavities during a regular check-up. They also check for signs of cancer, including cancers of the tongue, jaw, lips, and throat. In fact, according to the Mouth Cancer Foundation: Oral and pharyngeal cancer is the sixth most common malignancy reported worldwid ... Read on »
Blacks with Throat Cancer Get Harsher Therapy by Medline Plus Posted Tue 17 Jul 2012 10:19am Blacks in the U.S. with throat cancer are more likely than whites to have surgery that leaves them unable to speak than to get gentler voice-preserving treatments, a new study finds. Source: Reuters Health Related MedlinePlus Pages: African-American Health , Health Disparities , Throat Cancer Read on »