Hospice Care and Lung Cancer Survivalby
Metastatic non–small-cell lung cancer, the leading cause of death from cancer worldwide... of metastatic non-small-cell lung cancer, palliative (e.g., hospice) care offers one option to reduce medical...
Friday Flowers: Tulips for Lungsby
Ruth K.illnesses. The majority of lung diseases are secondary to smoking (as well as many other illnesses...March 4, 2009 was The Lung Association’s Tulip Day in Ontario. To cele brate the imminent arrival...
3 Year Lung Anniversaryby
, I was diagnosed with Cystic Fibrosis, a genetic illness that primarily affected my lungs.
After a sickly...
It's a busy day at work so just one post today! I recently celebrated my 3 year lung anniversary...
The Language of Illnessby
what does being a "sick girl" look like?
Recently, I began noticing when I said things like "my CF" or "I'm a lung transplant." Is it my CF or THE CF. Am I a lung transplant? No, I am a person who had a lung transplant...
I hate you, lungs.by
on cue. It seems to always happen in April. It's like my lungs have a force field around them that lasts... to go into the "big house" for some much needed IV rejuvenation.
I'm not sure if I'll be able to get online...
Decompression Illness (DCI) - Part 1by
Odysseys of George
. However, many still are unsure of what decompression illness is all about, even those at much higher levels in their diving... into the sport of scuba diving.
Decompression illness is a disorder caused by bubbles forming in body tissues or...
Blame and illnessby
Jason Schwartz, LMSW
English: Massive left sided pleural effusion in a patient presenting with lung cancer. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
On blame and illness :
After Linnea Duff learned at age 45...