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    Linkedin.com At the age of 29 Dave Dubin heard the words no one want to hear-you have cancer. Just a few short years later, a second tumor, then a third.  It was during that time Dubin learned he … Continue reading

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Image: Upperlimits.com   We constantly hear or read how important regular exercise is to overall health and wellness, and while this is true for the general population, it is also important for patients with cancer and survivors.  If the gym … Continue reading

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Image: fda.gov Did you know adults who take a low-dose aspirin daily over an extended period of time appear to have a lower risk of certain cancers? Yuppers. Men and women who were part of two studies reported on aspirin … Continue reading

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Pinterest.com A few summers ago, the NCI (National Cancer Institute) Cancer Center News released a story about a study done at The University of North Carolina that found that exercise may reduce risk for women diagnosed with breast cancer. How … Continue reading

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    Youtube.com I’m thrilled beyond belief to report that for the first time in a year and a half, I have slept eight hours in a row three nights…in a ROW.  I can hardly contain how happy I am. … Continue reading

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Cnn.com Thanks to Cure’s 9th Annual Cancer Guide, “reality checkers” are an absolute must. I know you are asking yourself, what’s a reality checker? Right? Well, if a statement or claim seem too good to be true, it probably is.  … Continue reading

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Theodysseyonline.com Cancer can start almost anywhere in the body and often forms a solid tumor.  Certain cancers, such as leukemia and myeloma, involve the blood and blood-forming organs (such as the bone marrow) and circulate through other tissues, where they … Continue reading

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Angelsteppingstones.blogspot.com   Translating a pathology report can be quite daunting, yet it is essential for all patients to do. Did you know by law, patients are entitled to a copy of their pathology report, and that most hospitals will provide … Continue reading

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Goodwholefood.com A handful of red cherries may be your smartest nighttime nosh: “They can help raise melatonin production in the body, allowing you to fall and stay asleep.” Says GH Nutrition Director Jaclyn London, M.S., R.D. Plus, eating foods high … Continue reading

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Image: Science-all.com Chi-Nei-Tsang Because traditional, Western medicine was not particularly effective with my gnarly chemotherapy side effects, I was open to all kinds of alternative treatments. For example, to deal with my plumbing issues (the list is way too long … Continue reading

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