Posted November 12th, 2012Timothy J. Hampshire
Dr. Metz talks about how caring for cancer patients has affected his life.
Posted November 9th, 2012Bob Riter
I’m often asked how to be a friend to someone with cancer. I generally answer this question by encouraging them to be good listeners and to be present for their friend in every sense of the word. The best friends are what I describe as “groundhog friends.” Remember the movie Groundhog Day with Bill Murray? […]
Posted November 8th, 2012Timothy J. Hampshire
Dr. Vapiwala discusses the Affordable Care Act and access to healthcare.
Posted November 7th, 2012Bob Riter
I sometimes get asked various versions of this question: “My father has advanced cancer, but they don’t seem to be treating him very aggressively. Why aren’t they doing surgery to remove the metastases in his lungs and liver?”
Carolyn Vachani, MSN, RN, AOCN
Session on SSI, disability, public benefits, working with cancer, advanced care planning & estate planning. Intensive session on Medicare and Cancer: What every cancer patient needs to know for open enrollment.
Posted November 5th, 2012Timothy J. Hampshire
Knowledge is power. Learning as much as you can about your cancer diagnosis gives you the tools you need to make treatment decisions.
Posted November 2nd, 2012Rodney Warner, JD
About three hundred miles to the northeast, my sister was being prepped for brain surgery. She was in a Boston hospital…