Cancer Talk

“I will do anything to protect my brain.”
Thursday, November 29, 2018 - 8:44am

I was diagnosed with an aggressive, stage IV breast cancer in 2013, after finding a lump. The cancer had already spread to five organs, including my brain. I was therefore immediately considered a terminal case. This was just an incredible, horrifying shock to wrap one’s head around. I was only 36, and had no family history of cancer or anything that might have made me think this could happen to me.

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 8:00am
Fatty liver disease is an accumulation of fat in liver cells. Although it hasn’t been identified as a direct cause of liver cancer or other life-threatening diseases, fatty liver disease is associated with other health problems, including an increased risk of some cancers or cardiovascular disease.
Monday, November 26, 2018 - 4:11pm
This year, the holiday season is extra important for Mason’s whole family. Last December, just 8 days before Christmas, their entire world was turned upside down.
Thursday, November 22, 2018 - 12:28pm

There’s a good chance I wouldn’t be here right now if it wasn’t for my wife.

Wednesday, November 21, 2018 - 6:54am
I still do everything in my power to make the holidays special for my family, no matter how I’m feeling.
Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 8:00am
About 5% of all Pap tests will be abnormal. An abnormal Pap test result does not mean cancer, but it does require follow-up to rule out the possibility of cancer.
Monday, November 19, 2018 - 1:03pm

Thanksgiving is the time when we try to be thankful for what we have, to enjoy the company of our friends and family over a nice meal, and for many of us, it's the official start to the holidays.

Friday, November 16, 2018 - 8:00am
Cuts, abrasions and even tiny cracks in the skin around our fingernails can create open doors for nasty germs. That risk is higher if you are in treatment.
Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 11:20am
Pancreatic cancer is called a silent killer because it often grows or spreads undetected. And like many cancers, it presents few warning signs. It’s critically important to educate patients about the options and the importance of early detection.