Category cancer

THERE IS NO WAR ON CANCER

As much as we’d like to believe our health care system is vehemently using every available resource to combat cancer in its goal to discover a CURE, the existing evidence contradicts this finding. The following quoted paragraphs come from Kaiser Health News (links provided if you choose to read the articles in their entirety.) KAISER […]

INCREASING LIFE EXPECTANCY BY 3 1/2 MONTHS

   The average consumer believes our medical community is diligently working hard to develop the Cure for cancer. We even reinforce this belief by attaching the word, “Cure” to numerous events (ex. Susan G Komen’s “Race For The Cure.”) In reality, medical science is working on developing treatments designed to treat cancer as a chronic […]

THE CANCER DIAGNOSIS

Cancer is a dreaded diagnosis. It understandably elicits FEAR and a need for IMMEDIATE ACTION. In many cases, we are better off taking a step “backward” to give ourselves a chance to clear our racing minds before proceeding with ANY course of care. It also gives us a chance to reflect on our past ATTITUDE […]

COLON CANCER ON THE RISE FOR GEN “X” AND MILLENNIALS: WHY ARE DOCTOR’S SO SHOCKED?

  Miami (AFP) – “Rates of colon and rectal cancer are rising sharply among young and middle-aged adults in the United States but doctors have yet to pinpoint why, researchers said Tuesday.” The report in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute found that Generation X and millennials face anywhere from twice to four times […]

50% OF WOMEN, 33% OF MEN WILL BE DIAGNOSED WITH CANCER. ARE YOU PREPARED TO MAKE THE BEST CHOICE OF TREATMENT?

Pretend the people standing in camouflage represent CANCER CELLS. Pretend the people kneeling in orange represent HEALTHY CELLS. If a powerful bomb was positioned as in this photograph and allowed to detonate, there is a good chance many (if not all) of the cancer cells would be destroyed. There is also a good chance that […]

HOW DOES IT MAKE YOU FEEL?

This article is 1032 words. I hope you feel it’s worth the 6 minutes it takes to read The following commercial is an ad for MD Anderson Cancer Center. It is presented in an emotionally charged manner to help the consumer feel an organization exists that supports the efforts to eradicate cancer forever. Please take […]

The $2,000,000.00 Cost To A Family To Save A Child From A Cancer Diagnosis

Cancer is one of the most feared diagnoses anyone faces. This fear is exponentially compounded when a doctor informs a parent their child has this dreaded disease. We assume the health care system maintains the highest ethical and moral standards providing thorough evaluations and treatment recommendations based on their comprehensive evaluation practices. Have you ever […]