There's nothing like a hospital stay, a suspicious spot on a CT scan or pre-cancerous polyps to poke the control-freaking bear that's been sitting in the corner. And even when the suspicious spot is nothing or the polyps are removed, it doesn't take away the emotional hurricane that just hit shore.
Six teams. More than 80 riders. Twenty days. Eleven states. Nearly 2,900 miles. The goal of Coast 2 Coast 4 Cancer is to raise money for Stand Up To Cancer, whose collaborative "Dream Teams" of scientific researchers are working together to accelerate cancer research and provide innovative treatment to patients faster.
Beats To Beat Breast Cancer is a music-based event series founded in 2014 by renowned DJ Brian "B-Hen" Henry, created for the purpose of driving awareness and raising money to aid various organizations in their efforts to find a cure.
Skin cancer. Two horrifying words that my dermatologist told me. It may have been just an abnormal growth, but those turn much worse if not treated early.
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...
Miss Colorado, I could recite endless ways your profession has helped me, and I applaud you for being the voice of your profession and for bringing it to a national platform. I hope that it is a major step in the right direction to remove the word "just" whenever anyone is speaking of being a nurse.
We all grew up hearing, "An aspirin a day will keep the doctor away." But were we ever told what ailments exactly we were preventing?
Last Wednesday evening, at the bequest of the marvelous Mary Willard, I attended the first fundraising event for the Farrah Fawcett Foundation "Stand Up to Cancer" organization in Beverly Hills.
Many health care entities cited by bill proponents as potential replacements for existing family planning clinics are unable to provide anywhere near a full spectrum of services. This disregard for the consequences of these bills sheds a disturbing light on the current legislative majority.
I have total clarity that my sense of self is that I am both a woman and a trans woman. I am comfortable holding these two ideas in parallel without any criticism or battling between them. I realize not everyone who transitions feels the same way.
A sardonic insight by Bertrand Russell deftly, if disturbingly, conveys much of what is wrong in the realm of modern health promotion, particularly wh...
We're putting a call-to-action to all men: Get your baseline PSA blood test if you're 40 years or older. But of course, we know most men will not take this initiative, so this is an open letter to all women.
We're talking about drugs whose costs have been paid for and whose benefits are needed by real people right now. The Bottom Line: patients should not be paying inflated prices for drugs they desperately need.
In 2000, Douglas Hanahan and Robert A. Weinberg articulated the concept of cancer hallmarks as a foundation for understanding cancer's biology across traditional cancer types. Three initiatives built on that foundation now promise to accelerate development of more powerful life-saving therapies.
For the men out there, this is much more than a recap of my medical history. It's a cautionary tale that if you're too manly to see what's going on with your body, heed my advice: Check it don't Neglect it.
YouTube Parody king Bart Baker joined "The What's Trending Podcast," to discuss his obsession with Glidr's and how his career making music video parodies took off.