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”
Three Cheers for Some Outstanding Institutions
Over 100 of the top institutions treating cancer patients in the US are now offering Multidisciplinary Second Opinions (MD2O). This is great news for newly diagnosed cancer patients. Continue reading “Three Cheers for Some Outstanding Institutions”
How to select an institution
I receive numerous calls from cancer patients around the country asking where the best place to treat their cancer would be. That is a much more complex subject than it appears on the surface. First of all, their motivation and how serious their cancer is statistically must be considered. Continue reading “How to select an institution”
Build Your Recovery on a Solid Foundation – Not Quicksand!
Ask your physician to pick up a qualified oncologist and place your life in their hands.
Every third American will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime. It will strike virtually every family. Recovering from cancer is a matter of Continue reading “Build Your Recovery on a Solid Foundation — Not Quicksand!”