Spotlight on LUNGevity: Cancer and Stress - Stress affects all of us in one way or another. By definition, stress is a state of mental or emotional strain or tension resulting from adverse or very demanding circumstances.
Patient’s Cells Deployed to Attack Aggressive Cancer - NYTimes.com - An article published Thursday in the journal Science describes the treatment of a 43-year-old woman with an advanced and deadly type of cancer that had spread from her bile duct to her liver and lungs, despite chemotherapy.
What Multiple Myeloma Patients Can Do | The Myeloma Crowd- Patients can do more than they’ve ever thought possible to help accelerate a cure. While I have the deepest regard and respect for myeloma specialists, nurses, researchers, pharma companies and others working hard to find a cure, the simple fact is that we don’t have a cure yet. And as patients of an incurable disease, we are always going to be the most motivated group to help support the next level of discovery.
Melanoma survivor: "Being tan is not worth my life"Bowness, 28, a women's health nurse practitioner in Dallas, used tanning beds three times a week for more than a month to erase the tan lines she got from playing tennis. Years later, Kimberly learned the steep price of her quest for the perfect tan: a malignant melanoma diagnosis.