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Redefining 'Hope' for a Cancer-Free World

Bill Couzens | Posted 11.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Bill Couzens

We are in a "war on cancer," and the money-making cancer industry talks about never giving up hope. I want to know to what end we should have that hope. We don't have to give up hope, but we need to communicate honestly about cancer.

AMANZA - Ep.20

Spottoon | Posted 12.15.2015 | Entertainment
Spottoon

How would it feel to be suddenly diagnosed with terminal cancer at the age of 26? Crossing between a cancer patient who struggles to beat the disease and his virtual world in the forest where he seeks for the king of the desert, a touching story about the true meaning of life is brought to you.

We've Got To Stop Using These Words To Talk About Cancer Drugs

Reuters | Anna Almendrala | Posted 10.30.2015 | Healthy Living

By Andrew M. Seaman (Reuters Health) - Health news stories often use overly optimistic terms to describe new cancer drugs, according to a new study. ...

High Tech Medicine Can Be Bad for Your Health

Allen Frances | Posted 10.28.2015 | Science
Allen Frances

Too many doctors have gotten into the habit of treating lab tests, not patients. And doctors have become super-specialized, each one focusing only on one specific organ system and the specIfic meds used to treat it.

AMANZA - Ep.19

Spottoon | Posted 12.15.2015 | Entertainment
Spottoon

How would it feel to be suddenly diagnosed with terminal cancer at the age of 26? Crossing between a cancer patient who struggles to beat the disease and his virtual world in the forest where he seeks for the king of the desert, a touching story about the true meaning of life is brought to you.

FDA Homeopathy Regulations: The Cruelty of False Hope

Amy Porterfield Levy | Posted 10.22.2015 | Politics
Amy Porterfield Levy

I know these FDA regulations won't help with the quacks and predators out there and I don't actually believe that most homeopathic and alternative practitioners are bad people. All I'm asking is that they back up their claims with evidence.

New Surgical Technique Provides Better Options for Breast Cancer Patients

Hilton Becker, M.D. | Posted 10.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Hilton Becker, M.D.

A woman's first concern following the diagnosis of breast cancer is the treatment of the cancer. They are then further traumatized by the fact that they will lose a major symbol of their femininity.

AMANZA - Ep.18

Spottoon | Posted 12.15.2015 | Entertainment
Spottoon

How would it feel to be suddenly diagnosed with terminal cancer at the age of 26? Crossing between a cancer patient who struggles to beat the disease and his virtual world in the forest where he seeks for the king of the desert, a touching story about the true meaning of life is brought to you.

4 Women Show the Reality of Their Mastectomies in Stunning Photos

Women's Health | Posted 10.19.2015 | Healthy Living
Women's Health

We interviewed and photographed four women who've undergone bilateral mastectomies; here's what they say their unique experiences entailed.

Why Are Most Cancer Drugs so Expensive and so Ineffective?

Allen Frances | Posted 10.16.2015 | Science
Allen Frances

The pharmaceutical industry is the most powerful monopoly in the United States. Not surprisingly, it delivers mostly second-rate products at ridiculously inflated prices. The results are unprecedented profits and bad patient care.

AMANZA -Ep.17

Spottoon | Posted 12.15.2015 | Entertainment
Spottoon

How would it feel to be suddenly diagnosed with terminal cancer at the age of 26? Crossing between a cancer patient who struggles to beat the disease and his virtual world in the forest where he seeks for the king of the desert, a touching story about the true meaning of life is brought to you.

Confronting Cancer in a Cookbook

David Tereshchuk | Posted 10.08.2015 | Books
David Tereshchuk

The book represents a real and welcome change in this market sector, accustomed as it is to cancer cookbooks that are way too complex to follow for someone bludgeoned into exhaustion by intense chemotherapy.

AMANZA - Ep.16

Spottoon | Posted 12.15.2015 | Entertainment
Spottoon

How would it feel to be suddenly diagnosed with terminal cancer at the age of 26? Crossing between a cancer patient who struggles to beat the disease and his virtual world in the forest where he seeks for the king of the desert, a touching story about the true meaning of life is brought to you.

All Was Well -- Then My Fiancee Got Cancer

Brent Stoller | Posted 09.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Brent Stoller

Based on this experience, whether it's weddings or well-being, it's clear there's so much that's out of our control. We can stay prepared, and we can do what's right, but that's the extent of it. Best laid plans only take us so far.

AMANZA --Ep.14

Spottoon | Posted 12.15.2015 | Entertainment
Spottoon

How would it feel to be suddenly diagnosed with terminal cancer at the age of 26? Crossing between a cancer patient who struggles to beat the disease and his virtual world in the forest where he seeks for the king of the desert, a touching story about the true meaning of life is brought to you.

Presidential Cancer: Tips About President Jimmy Carter's Melanoma

Cary A. Presant, M.D. | Posted 09.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Cary A. Presant, M.D.

Melanoma is increasing in frequency. This is probably due to increasing sun exposure without using sunscreen, as well as use of tanning lamps, beds an...

AMANZA -- Ep.13

Spottoon | Posted 12.15.2015 | Entertainment
Spottoon

How would it feel to be suddenly diagnosed with terminal cancer at the age of 26? Crossing between a cancer patient who struggles to beat the disease and his virtual world in the forest where he seeks for the king of the desert, a touching story about the true meaning of life is brought to you.

A Nurse to My Own (Part I: Are You Okay?)

Sonja Mitrevska-Schwartzbach, BSN, RN, CCRN | Posted 09.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Sonja Mitrevska-Schwartzbach, BSN, RN, CCRN

Today I am feeling quietly concerned but calm. Yesterday I was motivated to overcome the challenge at hand. Tomorrow? Who knows. Every single day will be punctuated by a different emotion, a different version of the woman who I am.

How Your Story Can Save Someone's World

Josh Rivedal | Posted 09.14.2015 | Impact
Josh Rivedal

It's common to rely on peer-to-peer advice or product reviews when buying an oven, a tractor, or even when looking for a new school district for your children. Why isn't their as much availability for advice, mentorship, or reviews when seeking out help for our physical and mental health?

Cyberknife Is Not Robotic Surgery

Dr. David Samadi | Posted 09.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. David Samadi

Patients diagnosed with prostate cancer must weigh their treatment options with their personal treatment goals. Regardless of therapy, strongly consider physician experience. Choose wisely: It is with the robot that a surgeon completes the surgery, not the robot itself.

AMANZA --Ep.9

Spottoon | Posted 12.15.2015 | Entertainment
Spottoon

How would it feel to be suddenly diagnosed with terminal cancer at the age of 26? Crossing between a cancer patient who struggles to beat the disease and his virtual world in the forest where he seeks for the king of the desert, a touching story about the true meaning of life is brought to you.

Cancer Treatment Advice: The Pain of Good Intentions

Jacqueline Dooley | Posted 09.01.2015 | Parents
Jacqueline Dooley

The best way to offer support to a family with a very sick child is by asking what they need. Then really listen to the answer. Some people want information on alternative treatments. Some people want a combination of both main stream and alternative treatments, and some people just want prayers, hugs and healing thoughts.

Obama Calls For A Greater Effort To Fight Ovarian Cancer

The Huffington Post | Marina Fang | Posted 08.31.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama on Monday honored women diagnosed with ovarian cancer and their families and urged more research into prevention...

Yoga and Meditation Can Positively Affect DNA

Elaine Gavalas | Posted 08.31.2015 | Healthy Living
Elaine Gavalas

Yoga and meditation are well-documented to have psychological, emotional and physical benefits for people at all stages of health, including cancer pa...

New Studies for an Old Story: Mammography Screening Isn't Saving Lives

Fran Visco | Posted 08.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Fran Visco

We need to refocus our resources and attention on the two things that really matter: (1) stopping men and women from getting breast cancer in the first place -- primary prevention; and (2) preventing metastasis if they do.