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New drug approved to help with nausea by Jamie G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Chemo Nausea Patch Approved 5-Day Sancuso Patch Fights Nausea From Cancer Chemotherapy By Daniel J. DeNoon WebMD Health News Reviewed by Louise Chang, MD S ... Read on »
Pink Floyd mourns Richard Wright by Jamie G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Pink Floyd mourn keyboardist Wright 3 hours ago Pink Floyd guitarist David Gilmour paid tribute to his "musical partner and friend" Richard Wright. G ... Read on »
A Shock Of My Life by Jamie G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer “Jamie, I’m sorry,” the doctor silently said. “But you have cancer.” My uncles, who were standing on both sides of my hospital gurney, immediately held my hand and just ... Read on »
Facing the truth and the light by Jamie G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer I lay on the bed crying as my oncologist bows his head and prays with me, holding my hand. That is when you know the news is bad. He had just told me that the chemotherap ... Read on »
In memory of Paul Newman by Jamie G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer I've always been a fan of Paul Newman ... the ultimate masculine man in the late 1950s. Plus you have to love those blue eyes. No matter what, thanks to DVD, we will always ... Read on »
In memory of Paul Newman by Jamie G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer I've always been a fan of Paul Newman ... the ultimate masculine man in the late 1950s. Plus you have to love those blue eyes. No matter what, thanks to DVD, we will always ... Read on »
Just an update by Jamie G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer I know I've posted a lot of national stories lately and haven't really put the focus on me. So since I have a little bit of free time, here we go. Last week was not a g ... Read on »
Baker Curb Racing joins cancer awareness fight by Jamie G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer By SceneDaily Staff Thursday, September 18, 2008 Jason Keller's No. 27 NASCAR Nationwide Series entry will carry a special paint scheme this weekend as part of a pro ... Read on »
Pink Floyd mourns Richard Wright by Jamie G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Pink Floyd mourn keyboardist Wright 3 hours ago Pink Floyd guitarist David Gilmour paid tribute to his "musical partner and friend" Richard Wright. Gilm ... Read on »
Colon X-ray seen as effective at spotting cancer by Jamie G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer By MIKE STOBBE, AP Medical Writer 22 minutes ago ATLANTA - A long-awaited federal study of an X-ray alternative to the dreaded colonoscopy confirms its effectiveness at ... Read on »
Baker Curb Racing joins cancer awareness fight by Jamie G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer By SceneDaily Staff Thursday, September 18, 2008 Jason Keller's No. 27 NASCAR Nationwide Series entry will carry a special paint scheme this weekend as part of a projec ... Read on »
Colon X-ray seen as effective at spotting cancer by Jamie G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer By MIKE STOBBE, AP Medical Writer 22 minutes ago ATLANTA - A long-awaited federal study of an X-ray alternative to the dreaded colonoscopy confirms its effectiveness at ... Read on »
New drug approved to help with nausea by Jamie G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer 5-Day Sancuso Patch Fights Nausea From Cancer Chemotherapy By Daniel J. DeNoon WebMD Health News Reviewed by Louise Chang, MD Sept. 15, 2008 -- The FDA has approv ... Read on »
Few hospitals meet colon cancer standards by Jamie G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer By LAURAN NEERGAARD, AP Medical Writer Tue Sep 9, 5:32 PM ET WASHINGTON - Nearly two-thirds of hospitals fail to check colon cancer patients well enough for signs that ... Read on »
To accept charity or not by Jamie G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Last week I received a call from a woman who read one of my columns and asked “What do you need?” At first I was thrown off-course. I did not know what to say because I n ... Read on »
Colon cancer patients not getting follow-up care by Jamie G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer By STEPHANIE NANO, Associated Press WriterMon Sep 8, 7:31 AM ET NEW YORK - Many colon cancer patients aren't getting the screenings recommended after surgery to m ... Read on »
Cancer Telethon Donations Top $100M by Jamie G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer By Associated Press September 7, 2008, 12:07 pm PDT NEW YORK - Spurred by an historic telethon Friday night, viewers stood up to cancer and pushed total donations for resea ... Read on »
Genetic Mutations Linked to Deadly Cancers by Jamie G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter10 minutes ago THURSDAY, Sept. 4 ( HealthDay News ) -- Potentially groundbreaking discoveries involving genetic mutations of t ... Read on »
Don't be scared of tests by Jamie G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer My aunt just told me her aunt has been diagnosed with Stage 3 colon cancer. At 58 years old, her aunt would have been diagnosed sooner if she had done a colonoscopy earlie ... Read on »
Study: New way to spot brest cancer by Jamie G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer By MARILYNN MARCHIONE, AP Medical WriterWed Sep 3, 11:51 PM ET A radioactive tracer that "lights up" cancer hiding inside dense breasts showed promise in its first ... Read on »