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Colon Cancer Worse in African-Americans

African-American colorectal cancer patients do worse than Caucasian ones, U.S. researchers found.

African-American patients are more likely to have worse pathological features at diagnosis and to have a worse five-year survival rate compared to Caucasian patients. 159 more words

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After the diagnosis: Living with cancer

Statistics reveal that about half of all men and a third of all women in the U.S. will receive a cancer diagnosis at some point in their lives. 306 more words

Bravery Rises

It never ceases to amaze me how much courage cancer brings out in people. It is a fearful thing to have those words spoken over you, and the treatment regimen alone would make the strongest of people tremble. 530 more words


First Descents Outdoor Adventure Program Lauded by Recent Study

This article was originally published on ActionHub on September 19, 2014.

Founded in 2001, First Descents began with a precise goal in mind, and one that’s been achieved over and over again since the organization’s inception—to provide free outdoor adventures for young adults with cancer as well as cancer survivors. 283 more words

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Amber's Ghostwriter is Trying to Hard, Or Not Trying Hard Enough

Amber’s ghost writer is having a REALLY hard time. He’s new and this is his first blog trying to be Amber.  But this is worse than the  … 574 more words

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Many patients in cancer centers may not experience a dignified death

A new study that surveyed physicians and nurses in hospitals within cancer centers in Germany suggests that many patients there do not experience a dignified death. 465 more words


Marge's New Trial And The Death of Sascha Cat Frantzen

These posts are getting increasingly difficult for me as I know what the last one will be.  This one particularly so, as well as long, in that it deals with the last days of our cat Sascha as well as Marge’s trials in the last months of her life.   4,736 more words