Posts Tagged: cancer treatment

Bob Riter

How Old is too Old to Treat Cancer?

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

The older you are, the more likely it is that you’ll be diagnosed with cancer. The average age at diagnosis is now 66 and it’s increasingly common for people in their late 80s and even older to consider cancer treatment.



Rodney Warner

Not So Graceful

Posted by & filed under Beating the Beast.

Everyone has their own personality and cancer finds you as you are and not so graceful. Cancer treatment brings with it maybe more stress than you’ve ever felt before in your life.



Rodney Warner

It’s the Little Things

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Look at the marketing material from any cancer center. Any mention of the fact how hard they will work to allow you to get a good sleep while you’re a patient?



Too Little and Too Much Cancer Treatment

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

Although I firmly believe that everyone should be in control of their own treatment decisions, I have observed that some people seem to seek too little treatment when they are first diagnosed and other people seek too much treatment at the end of their lives.







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