I'm sick of our media and government telling us how scared we should be, whether of violent crime or violent tornadoes or bogeyman terrorists overseas. My parents recognized the hard-won wisdom of FDR: the only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
I now realize that by embracing cancer, I not only found my voice, accessed my mind, and transformed my spirit, but I unlocked my quintessential self, which is raw, beautiful, and ready for the next chapter.
The FDA forgot to test the safety of the silicon tungsten shields. Oops. Thirty women who received this treatment are left with metal deposits of tungsten in their breast tissue that show up on their mammograms.
Yoga and Tai Chi are two popular complementary treatments. What they share is that they combine movement, posture and breathing to help people relax and achieve a "balance" between body, mind and spirit.
The link between a bad habit like smoking and health is linear, and a very easy one for doctors and other medical professionals to discuss with their patients who smoke. The individual risk of exposure to environmental toxins is much harder to pinpoint.
I'm going to take a step back from the naked Asian gangster persona and do something nice for my wife, Tran. Throughout her grueling treatments, she fought back against cancer with everything she had for our girls.