Toby

My Favorite Three-Time Cancer Survivor

Posted May 23rd, 2014

May is Pet Cancer Awareness Month and it seemed a good time to share the story of my favorite 3-time cancer survivor, my beloved dog Toby.


Deborah Seagull

Coping With Fear of Recurrence

Posted March 27th, 2014

By Deborah Seagull, Ph.D. Fear of recurrence is something that most individuals diagnosed with breast cancer struggle with. Oddly, many times it doesn’t matter if it is an early or late stage cancer, the fear of the cancer coming back or metastasizing is forefront in the minds of many women. It can be overwhelming, as […]


World Cancer Day 2014

World Cancer Day Part IV: I Don’t Have the Right to Cancer Care

Posted February 6th, 2014

World Cancer Day is February 4th. Let’s talk a bit about myth #4: I don’t have the right to cancer care.


World Cancer Day Part III: What Can I Do About Cancer?

Posted February 5th, 2014

World Cancer Day 2014 – Let’s talk a bit about myth #3: There is nothing I can do about cancer.


World Cancer Day Part II: Signs and Symptoms of Cancer

Posted February 4th, 2014

February 4th is World Cancer Day and is focused on dispelling the dangerous myths & misconceptions surrounding the disease.


World Cancer Day Part I: Talking About Cancer

Posted February 3rd, 2014

February 4th is World Cancer Day and is focused on dispelling the dangerous myths & misconceptions surrounding the disease.


6 Steps to Being Your Own Best Cancer Care Advocate

Posted December 19th, 2013

In today’s busy healthcare practices, you need to be involved in your own care (or that of a loved one) to assure the best care. Here are six steps to being your own best cancer care advocate.


I support a quitter

Annual Great American Smokeout

Posted November 19th, 2013

Every year, on the third Thursday of November, marks the American Cancer Society’s Annual Great American Smokeout (GAS).


National Health Education Week

Happy National Health Education Week!

Posted October 21st, 2013

Happy National Health Education Week is a celebration that focuses national attention on a major public health issue and promotes consumers’ understanding of the role of health education in promoting the public’s health.


The Dreaded Mammogram Call Back

Posted October 7th, 2013

I started breast cancer awareness month getting my annual mammogram. Everything went smoothly until I got the call every woman dreads – the dreaded mammogram call back.