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Get involved with Zac Efron and Zac Gives Back by Katherine B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Looking for more ways you can help someone with cancer? Why not get involved with Zac Efron and support Zac Gives Back . Bracelets are a dollar, heck you may even ... Read on »
Why do our grandparents want to refuse us the coverage they have? by Katherine B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Look carefully at the photo below. This event was held in Raleigh, NC and arranged by the Americans for Prosperity crowd. They believe that there is no climate change, lower ... Read on »
Cards 4 cancer by Katherine B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Okay, dear readers, we've just had loads of cancer research and you may be on overload. So now what? How about some ways that you can help someone with cancer? Cards ... Read on »
Older patients with colon cancer have fewer problems with chemo than younger patients by Katherine B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Even though older patients with colon cancer are less likely to receive chemotherapy following surgery because of concerns of adverse events, new research indicates that whe ... Read on »
Radiation therapy and inoperable lung cancer by Katherine B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Early findings suggest a radiation therapy that involves numerous highly-focused and potent radiation beams provides targeted tumor control in nearly all patients, reduces t ... Read on »
Palliative care and your hospital by Katherine B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Palliative care services are available at most U.S. cancer centers, although the scope of services offered and the degree of integration between palliative care and oncolog ... Read on »
Is the war on cancer over? by Katherine B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Although there have been achievements in the battle against cancer, including a decrease in the rate of death and new diagnoses, cancer remains one of the leading causes of ... Read on »
Newspapers and Magazines by Katherine B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Newspaper and magazine reports about cancer appear more likely to discuss aggressive treatment and survival than death, treatment failure or adverse events, and almost none ... Read on »
Cancer and Case Management by Katherine B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Case management appears to be associated with more appropriate follow-up and shorter time to diagnostic resolution among low-income women who receive an abnormal result on a ... Read on »
Increases in all skin cancers, not just melanoma by Katherine B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Both new diagnoses and a history of non-melanoma skin cancer appear to have become increasingly common, and the disease affects more individuals than all other cancers com ... Read on »
Media Overload - Cancer Edition by Katherine B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer If you are like me and have been known to get anxious or overwhelmed when cancer seems to take over the media consider yourself warned. The Journal of the American Medical A ... Read on »
Who votes for these hypocrites? by Katherine B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Tim Pawlenty - Heart attack or gas, doesn't matter to me you shouldn't be using the ER unless you're really, really sure it's an emergency! Tom Delay thinks you're u ... Read on »
Breast cancer updates by Katherine B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer One third of breast cancer patients don't understand the results of their genetic tests? That just sucks! New clinical trial using malaria medication to treat breast c ... Read on »
Prostate cancer updates for March by Katherine B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Now men get to decide if they want to argue for screening as prostate cancer screening recommendations changing. Another prostate cancer treatment on the way. Us ... Read on »
Just how aware do we need to be!?! by Katherine B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Tomorrow morning on the CBS News' "The Early Show" co-anchor Harry Smith will undergo a colonoscopy live. The segment will look at preparation for the procedure as well as t ... Read on »
Just one example of why we need reform to pass by Katherine B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Beside Myself, Waiting for Change I was diagnosed with throat cancer on Tuesday, January 12. I am unemployed and have no health insurance. I intend to get the care I ne ... Read on »
Correct Link to vote for the wedding by Katherine B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer The link to vote for the wedding was not correct (thanks to Sherri for letting me know) This is the correct link, pass it around and share with your friends http://www. ... Read on »
Cancer treatment choices vary based on type of specialist consulted or When you have a hammer,... by Katherine B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer CHICAGO – Men who visit a radiation oncologist appear more likely to receive radiation therapy for prostate cancer, whereas men who consult with a urologist with or withou ... Read on »
You're invited to a stranger's wedding by Katherine B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Look at these two, aren't they adorable? They're planning to get married and could use your help. You see, she was diagnosed with breast cancer two years ago at age 19.   No ... Read on »