Posts Tagged ‘Treatment’

Lost and Found: Mom with Cancer Learns to Let Go

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I don’t have kids but got to peer in the lives of parents with cancer when I was doing interviews for my book Everything Changes. I believe that cancer is a totally different disease for people who are parents and think there should be a new staging system to reflect this monumental difference:...
July 2nd, 2009 | Everything Changes | Read More

Talking About Sex and Cancer

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One of the greatest parts of writing my book, Everything Changes: The Insider’s Guide to Cancer in Your 20s and 30s, was having complete strangers talk to me about the intimate details of their sex life. Here’s Mary Ann, from Chapter 9 ‘It Girl’: “From my head to toes, I have been affected...
June 8th, 2009 | Everything Changes | Read More

Cancer Vacations

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Many survivors my book marked the end of treatment with a trip. Some expensive, most on a shoe-string. Some foreign, others just a refreshing get away to see family or friends. If your thinking of adventure travel, Defy Adventures, a new adventure travel organization for young adult cancer patients....
June 5th, 2009 | Everything Changes | Read More

Sex, Sex, and More Sex

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Mark your calendars. Monday, June 8th, 9 PM, EST for the ‘Sex, Sex, and More Sex’ episode of the Stupid Cancer Show. We will have three experts on air focusing for an entire hour on cancer and sex! I got a great email today from a blog reader who was writing me about some issues down there –...
May 24th, 2009 | Everything Changes | Read More

MRI combo spots prostate cancer treatment failure

Two imaging modalities used in combination — dynamic contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging (DCE-MRI) and diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI)-MRI — can accurately spot residual or recurrent prostate cancer in patients treated with a fairly new treatment called high-intensity focused ultrasonic...
June 26th, 2008 | News, Treatment | Read More