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13 Reasons to Break Up With Your Oncologist

Sometimes it’s necessary to part ways with your oncologist. There are times when circumstances demand finding a better fit for your unique situation and priorities.



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Joe Biden’s Cancer Moonshot Problem

I promised myself I would never again write about Joe Biden’s Cancer Moonshot efforts in this blog. Then I read this briefing statement on the Moonshot’s relaunch.


Improved Breast Cancer Survival Using Integrative Oncology

According to a new study published in the Journal of Oncology, breast cancer patients treated in facilities offering integrative medicine support had better survival outcomes than patients treated in facilities that did not offer complementary treatment options.


More Nutritious Brown Rice, Less Arsenic

Brown rice contains more inorganic arsenic than white rice. A new study reveals how to easily reduce the cumulative effect of inorganic arsenic for brown rice lovers around the planet.


10 Years Cancer Free. So What?

In cancer parlance, I have been NED—no evidence of disease—for a decade. This month marks 10 years since I cleared my bone marrow of leukemic cells, and without conventional therapy. What does it mean?


U.S. Map of Cancer-Causing Industrial Air Pollution

The current levels of cancer-causing industrial air pollution and its unimpeded trajectory should cause serious alarm for us all. Enter your address or zip code to see the hot spot(s) closest to you.


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COVID-19 NOW: Novel Therapeutics and How to Find Them

For those of us living with cancer, this is what being proactive looks like right now in 4 steps. Because this is no time to lower your defenses.


Health Pivots, Not Resolutions

We’ve turned the calendar revealing a new year. And with that a renewed opportunity—if you are so inclined, motivated, and able—to improve your personal health: self-care and medical management, including lifestyle choices and staying on top of the scientific advancements specific to the malignant challenge you may be hosting.  


Taking Precautions Against Cancer-Causing Toxins

MD Anderson’s integrative medicine chief Dr. Lorenzo Cohen shares critical insights on the troubling environmental stew we live in, what we know about its impact on cancer, and how best to limit our exposure.


The Anticancer Drug Dilemma: The Good, and Ugly

Despite the remarkable progress in drug development across several populations of cancer, troubling facts have recently emerged about several expensive FDA-approved anticancer drugs.