I wish u knew... The benefits of quitting smoking - even after a cancer diagnosis

Dr. Anil Vachani discusses quitting smoking after a cancer diagnosis has many benefits for the patient.

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I wish u knew... Skin cancer 101


Dr. Miller discusses the need to change the perception that having tan skin makes you look healthy and the need for public health to address skin cancer.

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I wish u knew... Lung Cancer: Navigating a new diagnosis


Dr. Anil Vachani discusses lung cancer and coping with diagnosis.

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I wish u knew... Cancer Research & Genetics

Dr. Peter O’Dwyer is a dapper Dubliner who talks a straight game. He didn’t skip a beat when I asked him to share what he wishes people knew more about.


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I wish u knew... Pancreatic Cancer & Family History


Dr. Peter O'Dwyer discusses pancreatic cancer, family history, screening and future research.

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  • Brown Bag Chat: Exercise, Nutrition & Cancer

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    Tune in for our live webchat February 25, 2010 from 12:30-1:30PM EST to learn more and ask our experts your questions about exercise and nutrition before, during and after cancer treatment. You can submit questions ahead of time or during the live event. Exercise, Nutrition & Cancer Panelists Lora Packel MS, PT, Assistant Professor at…

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  • Grandparents’ Custody Rights

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    Legal Clinic for the Disabled, Inc. In some circumstances, a grandparent can be awarded partial custody or visitation rights for a grandchild. Such a right could be exercised when, The court finds it is in the best interests of the grandchild, A birth parent is deceased, The parents are divorced, or have been separated for…

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  • Take One Day at a Time

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    Cancer robs us of our most valuable illusion, the future. There’s so much we put up with, salving our wounds with the thought that things will get better in the future. That jerk of a neighbor will move. You’ll get a promotion, or a better job elsewhere, if you just keep plugging away. Your kid…

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  • Educate Yourself

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    What You Have, What To Do About It When I was diagnosed nine years ago, the internet was a very different place. Not nearly as polished. Search engines weren’t as good. Hour after hour I’d search, and read, and search, and read. When the possibility of lymphoma was brought up by my doctor, I went…

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