Thats me before cyclists arrive to before they head out the door of the Fisher Building, Detroit to Petoskey, Michig...
he hope for those (like my own brother) who have what today are deemed as incurable cancers, is that they can be sustained long enough on therapies that slow down or halt cancer progression, giving the opportunity for one of the exciting new therapeutic approaches to become a reality and win the battle and ultimately the War on Cancers.
What nobody really likes to talk about are the missed opportunities that occur in healthcare. A missed physical where you might have learned about your high cholesterol; a missed mammogram or colonoscopy that may have revealed an early cancer diagnosis.
The American Institute of Cancer Research (AICR) has developed The New American Plate to help us reorganize the quantities of food groups on our plate to promote a more whole food, plant-based approach to nutrition.
My wife is in Cedars Sinai Hospital having her right breast removed right now. And I'm around the block ordering scrambled eggs and a side salad. Ei...
Even with everything we've learned, some of us are still being fooled into thinking our choices are safe, when really they are increasing our cancer risk.
I'm not a fake, I'm a fighter and my word I'm earning my stripes. I did have cancer and hopefully I do not any more. But I did and it was real. I have nothing to feel guilty about.
Walk a day in my shoes. Feel my fear that I'm going to lose this fight. That I might never see my children grow up, go to school, win their first competition, really talk to them, dance at their weddings. Feel sad that my children might never really know me.
The debate over the health risks caused by the deadly fiber has long since ended, yet it remains legal and is still imported and used in a number of industries and products today.
Cancer is a disease that has impacted many of us in some way, shape or form. It doesn't discriminate and knows no borders. And yet, the fight against cancer looks very different in some parts of the world than in others.
When the space program first started, the astronauts had no control over their capsules. This helpless feeling of being on a wild ride is precisely how I felt nearly eight years ago when I was told I had stage three breast cancer.
While we can barely remember what we ate last week -- let alone a decade ago -- let's hope our brown-bagged school meals came with a side of bran, broccoli, beans, or berries.
Let's be clear: there is nothing safe about e-cigarettes. They deliver nicotine, a highly addictive drug that carries many documented risks.
I've been told that in ancient China, families paid physicians regular fees to keep them healthy. If someone became sick, the doctor wouldn't be pai...
More than 1.6 million Americans will receive a cancer diagnosis this year and approximately 595,690 people will die from this devastating disease -- that's 1,632 moms and dads, sons and daughters, grandparents, siblings and friends every day.
For the oncologists out there -- medical and surgical alike. Oncology. There's something about an oncologist's office that's different than any othe...