The Skinny on Soy and Flaxseed for Breast Cancer

Posted March 27th, 2017

This webinar, presented by Doris Piccinin, MS, RD, CDE, LDN, discusses healthy nutrition habits regarding soy and flaxseed for patients with breast cancer. Doris Piccinin, MS, RD, CDE, LDN is a Licensed Registered Dietitian at Penn Medicine’s Department of Patient and Family Services where she works with oncology patients receiving treatment for breast, prostate, bladder, […]

Integrative Medicine: It’s Just Good Practice

Posted March 23rd, 2017

Integrating conventional, allopathic medicine with evidence-based eastern medicines supports whole person health. We invite you to listen as Dr Georgia Tetlow, Integrative Physician, shares how she uses therapies such as physical exercise, acupuncture and meditation to support her patients and their particular symptoms during every phase of treatment and beyond on a physical, emotional and […]

Bob Riter

Cancer Patients, Make Your Wishes Clear

Posted March 22nd, 2017

In the cancer world, patients often differ on what they want to hear from their doctors. Here are some examples: Some patients want to know — in detail — the various pros and cons of every treatment option, while other patients just want to know what the doctor thinks is best. Some patients want to […]

Cancer and Financial Toxicity: 6 Tactics

Posted March 20th, 2017

My friend, upon turning 40, had a mammogram. Suspicious areas showed up in both breasts, which precipitated an ultrasound, two biopsies and additional mammography. All to the tune of $4,000. Although no cancer was detected, my friend needs to return every six months for images. “High risk,” they said. “We need to watch this closely,” they said. Here’s the […]

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