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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  • Communicating With Your Doctor

    Posted by & filed under Bob Riter's Cancer Columns.

    I’m always struck that some people diagnosed with cancer want to know absolutely everything about their disease while others just want to be told when to show up for treatment. Some people complain that their doctors give them too much information while others complain that their doctors give them too little. Every doctor I’ve known…

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  • Advice For Those Newly Diagnosed

    Posted by & filed under Bob Riter's Cancer Columns.

    The first few days following a cancer diagnosis are like riding on top of a speeding train. You’re hanging on for dear life and can’t quite see what’s ahead.

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  • It Really Doesn’t Matter

    Posted by & filed under Beating the Beast.

    Senator McConnell has stated that addressing the fact that 45 to 50 million Americans have no health insurance is not a priority for the Republicans.  Translation: Republicans won’t be spending any time or energy on the issue because they don’t care.

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  • When A Beloved Pet Has Cancer… Interactive Webchat

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    [button link="http://www.oncolink.org/types/section.cfm?c=22&s=69"]Learn more about Veterinary Oncology[/button] Date: August 7, 2012 Time: 12:30PM – 1:30PM EST Join us for a Q&A about cancer in animals. Our experts will address your questions about cancer in pets during a live webchat from the Oncology Department at the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine. If you have questions…

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