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
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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.
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