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Optimizing Survivorship

The Institute of Medicine identifies four essential components of cancer survivorship care and recommends that every cancer patient receive an individualized survivorship care plan for monitoring and maintaining health. 213 more words


Survivors Surviving and ... Peter

Here’s the thing about cancer: It never really leaves a person.

Once you’ve had it, you’re always going to check the box on the questionnaire that asks if you’ve had any of the following diseases, you’ll always hear the word and it’ll resonate differently because the memories a survivor has after treatment bring all kinds of mixed emotions. 646 more words



I don’t normally read, much less post, things from foxnews, but these words about being a cancer survivor could easily be my own.


Thyroid Cancer

MEXICANCER is available now on Amazon

I can’t even begin to express the incredible high I am feeling right now. I am officially published. I am so happy to share my story with you all. 14 more words

Wait is finally over. 

Here it is, y’all. A decade of experiences that made me who I am today. Mexicancer will be available exclusively on Amazon this Wednesday April 24th 2015.

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What it feels like to be in the oncology waiting room

My friend Ed recently asked me, “What does it feel like to be in the oncology waiting room?”

It was an interesting question. I had seen many doctors in my life, but never a medical oncologist. 1,019 more words

Coping After Cancer

Science meets survivorship

I’m preparing to head downstairs in the Philadelphia Marriot Downtown to make a presentation to attendees at a special reception honoring The Alabama Project. The event is being hosted by… 253 more words