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Accessing Treatment Information – PDQ

Cancer is the most curable of all chronic diseases!
There is no type of cancer for which there is no treatment!
There is no cancer from which someone has not been cured.

But…cancer is an extremely complex disease.  There are over 200 different kinds of cancer.  Each one is treated in its own particular way Continue Reading…

Questions to Ask Your Doctors

The more involved you are the better care you will receive. You can also ask important questions of your caregivers, family and friends to help determine the roles they can best fill for you throughout your cancer journey. Continue Reading…

Self Help Exercises

An American Health Magazine article states,

How you feel about yourself affects your physical well-being. Researchers now recognize that a sense of purpose, a positive outlook and the feeling of being in control of one’s life may help prevent illness, from cancer to the common cold. Continue Reading…

A Letter to All Newly Diagnosed Cancer Patients…

Richard A. Bloch

“I’m not saying you can have the same success I did, but if you try, you have a chance.” – Richard Bloch Continue Reading…

Reducing Medical Errors in Cancer

On May 7, 2001 on ABC National News Peter Jennings stated, “In cancer, a second opinion should be more than just an option.” The following evening his report went in depth reviewing the study at Johns-Hopkins about the alarming figures of individuals treated with surgery or radiation for prostate cancer who did not have any cancer and that one in 5 cases of all cancers wrongly diagnosed Continue Reading…

Cancer Hotline 800-433-0464

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800-433-0464 is the number for every newly diagnosed cancer patient. It is a totally free service (cash donations are never solicited) operated by volunteers who have had cancer. The goal is to match up the newly diagnosed patient with an individual who has recovered from the same type of cancer. The purpose is not to recommend specific treatments or physicians but to figuratively put their arm around Continue Reading…

Get a Second Opinion for Prompt Proper and Thorough Treatment

The talk around the cancer community today is all about the pharmacist who diluted chemotherapy drugs and the people who suffered and died as a result. It was such a deceitful action with such horrid effects that it is difficult to contemplate. It is hard to imagine a man with ten million dollars even dreaming of committing such a dastardly act. Continue Reading…

DO IT RIGHT THE FIRST TIME DAY

Sunday, June 3, 2001, which is National Cancer Survivors Day, is being designated as “DO IT RIGHT THE FIRST TIME” day! The significance is to try to get all Americans to promptly get a qualified independent second opinion upon the diagnosis of cancer before any treatment. Continue Reading…

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