A to Z On Living Well With Cancer

Posted February 22nd, 2017

Being an obsessive list-maker, if given the assignment to sum up the things Hubby’s cancer taught us about living and dying well with cancer—and if the assignment required an alphabetized list—it would look something like this (you’re going to need to work with me on a couple of these): Adversity It happens. None of us are […]

Complementary Therapies to Reduce Side Effects of Radiation

Posted February 21st, 2017

Radiation and chemotherapy patients often experience side effects with treatment. These might include radiation skin reaction, chemo induced neuropathy or nausea and vomiting. We invite you to listen as Dr Brian Lawenda, Radiation Oncologist, shares how he uses various complementary medicine therapies such as acupuncture, meditation, botanicals and lifestyle counseling to address some of the […]

Cancer and Counter-Culture Courage

Posted February 16th, 2017

Since bringing my 89-year-old mother-in-law, Ivalene, home from the hospital where she was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, we’ve both been hit with the upper respiratory plague that’s been going around. The most energy I’ve expended has been in heating up chicken broth, making mugs of TheraFlu, and throwing a fleece blanket into the dryer to tuck around […]

There’s an App for That! (part 1 in a series)

Posted February 15th, 2017

Welcome to my newest blog series, “There’s an App for That!”  In this series, I’ll feature apps and features available on your mobile phone/tablet that can help you manage your cancer care. Full disclosure: this entry of “There’s an App for That” focuses specifically on a tool available only on ipPhones and with the iOS […]

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