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I wish u knew… There is help to get you through cancer treatment

Posted December 20th, 2012

Ms. Gambino talks about the complexity of cancer care and the need for patients and families to have help in navigating from diagnosis and treatment decisions to survivorship.


Posted December 18th, 2012

I’ve got a secret for you. Lean in closer to the screen so no one else will see it. You will die. There are few accurate predictions I can make about you. Maybe only one. But this is it.

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I wish u knew… Importance of funding cancer research

Posted December 17th, 2012

Ms. Bruning talks about working in development for a cancer center and how this translates to hope in cancer care.

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I wish u knew… the role of cancer biology and genetics in cancer

Posted December 13th, 2012

Dr. Rebbeck talks about the role of cancer biology and genetics in cancer research and applying that to clinical care.

It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year

Posted December 11th, 2012

Flash forward, after a year of radiation, chemo, yet another surgery and many hospitalizations for seizures and other complications; it was holiday time again.

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I wish u knew…the role of the chaplain in cancer care

Posted December 10th, 2012

Ms. Schafer discusses the role of the chaplain and spirituality in cancer care.

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I wish u knew… Understanding prostate cancer screening

Posted December 6th, 2012

Legendary surgeon Dr. Alan Wein discusses prostate cancer, screening and treatment options.

Holiday Gifts When the Cancer is Advanced

Posted December 4th, 2012

About this time last year, I wrote a column on buying holiday gifts for people with cancer. I discouraged gifts that focused on illness.

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I wish u knew… Nutrition During Cancer Treatment

Posted December 3rd, 2012

Ms. Wagner discusses diet during cancer treatment and balancing nutritional needs and side effects.

Holiday Gifts

Posted November 30th, 2012

Since this is a gift-giving time of year, I have been thinking about gift suggestions for people who are being treated for cancer and for those who have recently completed treatment.