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World Cancer Day 2016

World Cancer Day is a global event which takes place annually on 4 February to educate and raise awareness about the disease with the aim of saving millions of preventable deaths each year. 373 more words

The Arrogance of Some Physicians is Unbelievable (Conclusion)

On the morning of my post-surgery follow-up appointment with Dr. X, twelve days after I learned I had bladder cancer over the phone from his medical assistant, I first had to go the hospital for a CT Urogram. 1,517 more words


The Arrogance of Some Physicians is Unbelievable (Part Two)

On January 7, 2016 I learned I had bladder cancer. I had suspected it, but now I knew for sure, having been given the news over the phone by a cheerful medical assistant. 1,662 more words


#23, Ding, ding, ding — Round 1 Has Come to an End!

Well, I have just completed the sixth of six first round BCG treatments. I am approximately 3 and a half hours post-installation of the BCG and am happy to report that no side effects have appeared. 168 more words

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Back Into the Breach

It was almost 16 months ago when we found out that my bride had bladder cancer. Back then we were a little worried but generally optimistic. 160 more words


The Arrogance of Some Physicians is Unbelievable (Part One)

On December 3, after having a kidney ultrasound, I learned I had “lesions” in my bladder. This came as a complete shock, as I had no unusual bladder symptoms. 1,797 more words


“Moonshots” and More: How We’re Developing Personal Cancer “Cures” through Precision Medicine

In President Barack Obama’s final State of the Union address, he emphasized the “moonshot” need to cure cancer. At Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, we are actively working towards that goal. 262 more words

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