Religious faith can influence many aspects of life—what you eat or don’t eat, how you dress, the holidays you celebrate, and most of all, the customs and rituals you practice in times of celebration or distress.
Pancreatic cancer is one of the deadliest diseases in the world and the fourth leading cause of cancer death in the United States. A major contributing factor for pancreatic cancer’s high death rate is a lack of effective early detection or screening tests.
We are approaching that bittersweet time of year when we gain an hour of sunlight but lose an hour of sleep. At 2 a.m. on Sunday, March 9, most Americans will set their clocks ahead one hour as daylight saving time returns.
March is National Nutrition Month! The theme of 2014, “Enjoy the Taste of Eating Right” suggests we focus on how to combine taste and nutrition to create healthy meals for our families and ourselves. Finding credible information on the Internet about healthy eating can be overwhelming and time-co
“In late 1999, at the age of 33, Patrick awoke with some blood blisters in his mouth. Having survived Hodgkin’s Disease twice, he was admitted to his nearby hospital and diagnosed with the autoimmune disease ITP (Idiopathic Thrombocytopenia Purpura).
The words cancer and fun seldom share space in a sentence. But cancer support groups – especially for young adult patients – are increasingly geared towards fun and entertainment in activity-based settings.
As we conclude Black History Month, we look at some of the major achievements in medicine by highlighting five African Americans who made their mark in cancer research. These individuals were among the first of their ethnic group to make significant contributions to the medical field and helped pave the way for others. Read about these hardworking visionaries that changed the face of cancer for countless patients throughout the world.
My husband, Brian Townson was in his 60s when he learned that he had collecting duct renal carcinoma (CDC), a rare and very aggressive form of kidney cancer that is usually diagnosed after it has spread to other parts of the body.