Can you believe that for almost 14 months I'd noticed a small amount of purplish blood in my stool and did nothing about it? Surely, I had been ratio...
On May 11, 2014, in Oceanside, CA, I embarked on my running journey across America with the goal of finishing on Aug. 15 in New York City.
What would you do if your child had a disease or condition that mainstream medicine couldn't cure? What if you found a medicine that could help your child, but it wasn't legal or commonly accepted as mainstream medicine? Would you break the law to save your child? These are some of the questions the unfinished documentary film, Weed The People addresses.
I wasn't at all sure how to react. On one hand, I hadn't been handed a death sentence. As far as skin cancer goes, this is the one I'd pick.
For the past 100 years, the American Cancer Society (ACS) has been helping promote the best science to help control cancer. In support of that goal, t...
My father taught me many lessons. One that still resonates true today is, "Be an engine, not a caboose." Lead the train down the track; don't follow it. It's funny how a few words you hear as a child echo inside you decades later.
I was force-fed through an IV at a cost of a grand per day to my health insurance carrier. After two three-week stays in the cancer ward, I was released, only to start losing weight again. Fortunately, a member of my oncology team knew exactly what to do about my drastic weight loss. I was urged to get my hands on the real deal -- marijuana.
When I walked out of the photo shoot this year, knowing that the life-changing experiences would soon take place amongst the new models and staff, it was hard to actually get in my car and leave. Stepping away is never easy.
Keep blazing, my friend, I have been thinking of late, keep blazing in your blue and white finery, in your crisp Southern creases, and always, we say to you dear Peter, keep us each for ever in your golden, gorgeous beam.
For many women in their teens and 20s, seeking the perfect 10 of a tan used to be a full-time job on hot summer days. However, those of us going through menopause need only glance at the age spots on our hands to wish we had a 'do over!'
Quite simply, humans cannot live without honeybees, yet these remarkably complex creatures can easily exist without our species. Currently, honeybees are dying by the tens of billions around the globe.
Six years after the launch of SU2C, there a strong feeling that we are on the verge of significant breakthroughs made possible by our much better understanding of the molecular mechanisms giving rise to cancer.
Once a year, have a full-body skin check by a dermatologist. Make sure she checks your scalp, eyes, and mouth. So make an appointment. Don't think you're too young, too dark-skinned, too anything to get skin cancer. You're not. Just go.
I began my medical career as a skin oncologist and have witnessed first-hand the preventable suffering and preventable death that can be wrought by melanoma.
As I geared up for the battle of my life, my husband started demonstrating a lack of willingness to fight by my side.
The HPV vaccine has the potential to save lives and prevent millions of avoidable cancers and HPV-related conditions in men and women.