8 Things To Do When Diagnosed With Cancer

    Wrapping your head around the fact that you or a loved one has cancer is no easy task. Researching treatment options, interviewing doctors, scheduling appointments & additional surgeries, starting chemo & radiation… it all becomes an overwhelming blurr very quickly.  Dale Shepard, MD, PhD, of Cleveland Clinic’s Taussig Cancer...


Finding Reliable Health Info on the Internet

After Alan was diagnosed with cancer, the very first thing we did (after we caught our breadth) was to start searching the internet for more information.  But how do you know if the information you are reading is accurate?  Just because something is written on the internet doesn’t mean that...

Who is Dr. Schmuck?

Tonight I went to an AMAZING “Trash Cancer“ party, met equally amazing people and learned tons of information that I can’t wait to share with you over the new few days.  So please stay tuned… But while I was there, one of the women I met asked me “What is your...


10 Ways to Prevent Medical Errors

Shit happens everywhere and hospitals are no different than anywhere else.  After all, to err is human.  But when mistakes happen at hospitals, a patient’s life can be endangered.  According to a report published by the Institute of Medicine, deadly & avoidable mistakes are made in 1/3 of hospital stays....



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