Do you ever wonder why some oncologists are so bright and cheerful and optimistic with their patients while others are negative, discouraging and sometimes downright frightening. I call these others, “Play it safe doctors”. Their patients very rarely win because the doctor is afraid to take a chance. They want to play a no-lose game! If they are correct, and generally a patient will fulfill the physicians prognosis, they were right. If the patient does get better, Continue reading “Selecting a Doctor”
Ten Commandments to Fight Cancer
- Recognize you have a life threatening disease.
Facing the truth is a necessary ingredient to starting on the road to successfully fighting it. The fact that it is not as bad as you imagined it would be, that you feel too good, or whatever, do not deny it. That would get in your way. Never look back. Apply all your energies to conquering it.
- Make a commitment to do everything in your power to fight.
The most difficult single decision you will have to make is Continue reading “Ten Commandments to Fight Cancer”
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!”