Posts Tagged: cancer treatment

Bob Riter

Should People with Alzheimer’s be Treated for Cancer?

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A woman recently told me that she had a friend with Alzheimer’s disease who was being treated for cancer. She asked me if that was the right thing to do.



Bob Riter

Cancer on Your Own Terms

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Bob Riter discusses why there is no single best path through cancer.



Carolyn Vachani

How Can I Help My Friend Going Through Cancer Treatment?

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Despite all the advice, there is one thing that almost all people going through cancer treatment will experience: cancer is EXPENSIVE.



Bob Riter

How Old is too Old to Treat Cancer?

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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.