Jul 22, 2014
In the process of destroying cancer cells, chemotherapy affects other fast-growing cells as well, such as those in the mucous membranes of your throat and mouth, causing extreme pain and making it difficult to speak.
Jul 15, 2014
There’s an old Jewish folk saying that’s close to my heart. It goes: “Don't worry about tomorrow; who knows what will befall you today?"
Jul 8, 2014
Some survivors say that after cancer they appreciate every day more. Although I can’t make that broad a statement, there are many things I enjoy more.
Jul 1, 2014
Years ago, I took a bike trip with a friend who had an interesting method for protecting herself from the dogs that would dash out onto the road from the farmhouses dotting the beautiful landscape of Prince Edward Island.
Jun 24, 2014
Former San Diego Padres baseball player Tony Gywnn, who passed away on June 16 at age 54, believed that his salivary gland cancer was caused by years of chewing tobacco.
Jun 17, 2014
Sometimes when you’re dealing with the cancer treatment, it’s the little problems, (not the life-threatening ones) that can be the most annoying, like a mosquito around your head in the middle of the night.
Jun 10, 2014
When you meet fellow cancer survivors, you get to experience a unique perspective , because there are stories that only a another survivor can understand.
Jun 3, 2014
Many times after watching an episode of the Food Network series “Chopped,” I find myself wanting a dish that was featured in the show , a cook-off competition in which professional chefs receive a basket of ingredients they must use in creative ways to present a complete meal.