Monthly Archives: February 2013

Lucky

Posted by & filed under Beating the Beast.

Before I started chemotherapy for my Hodgkin’s lymphoma in 2000, my physician told me the chemo had been formulated such that sterility (which I read was a common male side effect of chemo) wouldn’t be a problem.



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Suggestions for Adding Vegetables and Fruits to Your Diet

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Suggestions for Adding Vegetables and Fruits to Your Diet



Baked Apples

Nutrition Nugget: Apple Skin

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Many people are familiar with the phrase, “an apple-a-day keeps the doctor away.” Recent studies show that the whole apple, skin included, may be helpful in keeping the oncologist away. Choosemyplate.org recommends that a healthy diet should include half a plate-full of fruits and vegetables for each meal. This recommendation includes whole, cut, or pureed…



Why I Chose Breast Oncology

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Like many others, my path into the field of oncology was not a direct one. After making the decision to enter medical school, I chose to pursue a career in surgery followed by a specialization in breast oncology.