Memorial Sloan Kettering doctor addresses radiation concerns

Over the past few decades, there’s been a dramatic increase in the use of tests that use radiation to take images of the body. This has some people asking questions regarding overuse from doctors on these types of exams and exposing patients to unneeded radiation. 52 more words


More recovery and appointments

So a week goes by and we met with the oncologist here in Syracuse. She was so super nice and caring and went over their typical protocol for patients with colon cancer. 1,027 more words

Abdominal Pain

It's All about Choices

“It’s all about choices.” That’s a phrase that a dear friend and I use at least once a week. Indeed, each of us is the sum of the choices we have made throughout our life — each decision leading us down a path that we are customizing just for us. 579 more words


DSNY insists alternative sanit. garage sites won’t work

By Maria Rocha-Buschel

At a meeting last Wednesday, reps from the Sanitation Department and the Economic Development Corporation addressed residents to who live near the proposed sanitation garage, to explain their rejections, at a previous meeting, of ideas from Community Board 6 for alternative sites. 636 more words

Community Board 6

Nine-year-old cancer patient, family homeless, living in filthy shelter

NEW YORK (PIX11) — Casey Bardowell is 9 years old and full of spunk — and a lover of all things Adam Levine.

Casey not only battles leukemia, but also suffers from Graft versus Host Disease, which is caused by complications stemming from a cord blood transplant. 270 more words


Format of sanitation garage ‘open house’ a surprise to attendees

By Maria Rocha-Buschel

Community residents were surprised by the format of the most recent meeting on the proposed sanitation garage, held at the Brookdale Campus on East 25th Street last Thursday evening. 953 more words

Community Board 6

Acupuncture Keeps You Strong During Your Battle With Cancer

Valerie Harper recently revealed in an interview with AARP Magazine (March 2015 Issue), that she had been receiving acupuncture regularly and drinking teas her acupuncturist was giving her as adjunctive therapy for the cancer she was battling.    244 more words