Articles By: nygal

Matt Fenster Needs A Bone Marrow Donor

Matt Fenster Needs A Bone Marrow Donor
A Personal Message from Matt I was diagnosed with leukemia on April 23, 2010, not long ago. Until that day, I never would have guessed that I had cancer. Since then, my family’s world has been turned upside down. Overnight, we went from the normal family down the block whose biggest concern was...
June 3rd, 2010 | Featured Article | Read More

U.S. scientists develop vaccine that could prevent breast cancer

U.S. scientists developed a vaccine that could prevent breast cancer and save the lives of millions of women, Sky News reported Monday. The treatment was tested on mice and showed “overwhelmingly favorable results.” Dr. Vincent Tuohy, who led the research at the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio, said...
June 1st, 2010 | News | Read More

In your 20s or 30s? Health signs to look out for

In your 20s or 30s? Health signs to look out for
Too old for the annual pediatrician visit–and too young for the annual mammogram or prostate exam–people in their 20s and 30s can easily go years without seeing a doctor. And sometimes, doctors say, that’s OK. Cancer Healthy lifestyle choices during young adulthood–including...
May 31st, 2010 | Featured Article, Nutrition | Read More

Review: Stupid Cancer UN-GALA

Review: Stupid Cancer UN-GALA
It’s time to raise our glasses once more with the 4th Annual Stupid Cancer “Un-Gala” NYC ’10 brought to you by the I’m Too Young For This! Cancer Foundation, one of the nation’s leading grassroots advocates for young adults affected by stupid cancer. Please join hundreds...
May 20th, 2010 | Cancer Websites, Fundraising Events | Read More

A Bone Marrow Transplant Can Save a Life

Leukemia is a random killer. It can strike any one of us at any time. But for many, there is hope of a cure through a bone marrow, blood stem cell or umbilical cord blood transplant. In fact, one in 200 Americans will receive such a transplant in their lifetime. In April 2010, Matt Fenster, 35 years...
May 9th, 2010 | News | Read More

What Is Cancer?

Normal body cells grow, divide, and die in an orderly fashion. During the early years of a person’s life, normal cells divide faster to allow the person to grow. After the person becomes an adult, most cells divide only to replace worn-out or dying cells or to repair injuries. Cancer begins when...
May 6th, 2010 | News | Read More

Review: Kimmel Cancer Center

Review: Kimmel Cancer Center
The Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson – a National Cancer Institute (NCI) designated cancer center, is home to internationally renowned cancer physicians and research scientists. 

Their integrated, multidisciplinary approach to cancer treatment puts our patients comfort first. 

 Cancer...
May 3rd, 2010 | Cancer Websites, Hospitals | Read More

Review: Riverside Health System

Review: Riverside Health System
Riverside Health System has been named to the nation’s Most Wired list for the fourth consecutive year, according to the results of the 2008 Most Wired Survey and Benchmarking Study in Hospitals & Health Networks magazine. The 100 Most Wired hospitals show better outcomes in patient satisfaction,...
May 3rd, 2010 | Cancer Websites, Hospitals | Read More

Beauty care for cancer patients

Beauty care for cancer patients
Cancer patients are being offered a range of free beauty treatments under a deal between a hospital and a college. People having treatment at North Wales Cancer Treatment Centre in Denbighshire can have two evening sessions with beauty therapy students. The pampering at Coleg Llandrillo Cymru’s...
May 2nd, 2010 | cancer lifestyle, Featured Article | Read More

Review: Breastless in the City

Review: Breastless in the City
“Breastless In The City” author Cathy Bueti shares her inspiring story of looking for love while a young breast cancer patient. How does a young woman continue to date while also going through chemo? Cathy was a young widow dating in NYC who was determined to do just that. She shares her story w/humor,...
April 28th, 2010 | Book Reviews, Cancer Websites | Read More