Beware of Terminal Prognosis

Something new is happening and it is bad! I previously believed that when a physician told a newly diagnosed cancer patient they were terminal, the physician was unaware of what was available to treat that specific disease or was trying to protect their ego by forecasting the worst in which case there was no downside. If the patient fulfilled the prophecy, the physician was right and if the patient got well, they were the hero, accomplishing the impossible. Continue reading “Beware of Terminal Prognosis”

Knowledge Heals – Ignorance Destroys

Being diagnosed with cancer is the most traumatic event that can happen to an individual. Someone who has not been there cannot possibly appreciate the gravity of this event. Normally, the diagnosis comes from a visit to a physician for a supposedly innocuous illness while the patient feels relatively healthy. All of a sudden they are told it is malignant which conjures up a vision Continue reading “Knowledge Heals — Ignorance Destroys”


For years we have preached to cancer patients to find a qualified oncologist who believed he could successfully treat you. Now, more than ever, those words are vital! Curable individuals are being told, “There is nothing that can be done” or “The treatments are worse than death.” It is terrible to believe that individuals might be dying unnecessarily Continue reading “Emergency!”