Posts Tagged ‘doctors’

It’s the Waiting Room. . . What Do You Do??

I had a 6 month boob checkup at Sloan with my surgeon and after 8 years I still get super anxious. Two nites prior I started with a headache and by the morning of I felt sick to my stomach. Somehow I thought that it would be an easy appointment. Just a breast exam and no scans. But alas…I...
August 26th, 2009 | Life After Cancer | Read More

Young Adult Cancer Science Fair Projects

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I lived a deprived childhood.  I never was part of a science fair.  Seems like everyone else I know had science fairs… maybe my school was just too cheap. I got a chance to make up for it last night as an author at a Chicago literary fair.  The challenge was to make science fair-like projects...
July 11th, 2009 | Everything Changes | Read More

How I’m Coping With My Incurable Cancer

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Today’s post is longer than usual. I get great emails from people who have read my book Everything Changes. I thought I’d share this one with you and my response: Dear Kairol, You’re the only other person I’ve found with a tricky case of thyroid cancer with no cure. How did you deal...
July 1st, 2009 | Everything Changes | Read More

How I’m Coping With My Incurable Cancer

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Today’s post is longer than usual. I get great emails from people who have read my book Everything Changes. I thought I’d share this one with you and my response: Dear Kairol, You’re the only other person I’ve found with a tricky case of thyroid cancer with no cure. How did you deal...
July 1st, 2009 | Everything Changes | Read More

It’s All In Your Head

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Psychosomatic.  There I said the word.  Did you cringe?  I would think most young adult cancer survivors might.  Many of us had delayed diagnoses because our doctors thought we were hypochondriacs, too young for cancer, and it was all in our heads. Take for example Mary Ann Harvard, who is the...
May 22nd, 2009 | Everything Changes | Read More

Review: Prostate-help.org

This web site is dedicated to educating men and their loved ones about Prostate Cancer; its diagnosis, treatments and side effects – preparing them to better care for the prostate cancer patient throughout the course of their illness and the grief beyond. It is a searchable web site that is easy...
July 26th, 2008 | Cancer Websites, Prostate Cancer, Treatment | Read More