The human heart is an amazing machine.
It beats about 100,000 times per day, about 35 million times in a year, and hopefully, if one watches one’s Ps and Qs, more than two billion in a lifetime.
It’s forc... Read More
Unfortunately neuropathy associated with chemotherapy is often inadequately treated. In my practice, as a cancer rehabilitation physician who specializes in treating cancer related muscle, joint, and nerve sid... Read More
Last summer, I attended (virtually and in-person) the mega yearly conference of oncology: The 2013 ASCO Annual Meeting. The American Society of Clinical Oncology—a misnomer, as it is a worldwide organization—is... Read More
I was horrified when I read the Bill Keller’s opinion piece criticizing Lisa Adams for sharing her experiences with metastatic breast cancer on social media. He uncomfortably ponders “Her decision to live her ... Read More
As a practitioner of Chinese medicine with the Cancer Integrative Medicine Program at Rush University Medical Center (Chicago, IL), I have the privilege of providing care for many women. In my discussions, hot ... Read More
June 8th marked a year since my diagnosis with leukemia. I have experienced a lot in the past year, physically, mentally and spiritually. My biggest surprise has been a more personal understanding of the perm... Read More
Cancer treatments save lives. But as we all know, they can have many side effects. Many cancer patients feel perfectly fine when they are diagnosed, but feel terrible after they are treated. Cancer can cause fa... Read More