Living a Joyful Life with Cancer in the Family

I received a phone call one day that changed my life forever. It felt like a punch in the stomach. My sister called to break the news to all of us. "Dad has cancer, and it's bad." Moments like these will eventually come to all of us. No one is getting out of this life […]

Is Prostate Cancer Survivable?

If your doctor tells you that you have prostate cancer, it is extremely devastating. It used to be that when someone was diagnosed with any type of cancer it seemed to be a death sentence, and many times that was indeed the case. In 1994 the Food and Drug Administration approved the prostate-specific antigen (PSA) […]

Tips for Coping with Prostate Cancer

The biopsy results have come back, and they confirm your worst fears – you have prostate cancer. Chances are that you are feeling a little overwhelmed by your diagnosis, by your emotions, and by questions about what to do next. Unless you are a health care professional, you probably have a great many questions about […]

Crohn’s & Colon Cancer: Prevention

Crohn’s patients know, or should know, that they are at higher risk for developing colon cancer than the general population – they are about 5 times more likely to get colon cancer, in fact. But they should also recognize that less than 10% of Crohn’s patients will develop colon cancer in their lifetimes. That leads […]

My Experience with Prostate Cancer

At 59, I had just retired. We moved to Florida, bought a nice house on the water, bought a boat and settled down for the good life. One day, my wife said that she had found a doctor who would be our primary physician. She made an appointment for an initial visit. During my examination, […]

Top Nine Worst Killer Cancers

There are over 200 types of cancers and they're all referred to a group of ailments having the similar characteristics. The cells in those who've cancer always displayed malignant growths, tumors, and/or abnormal cells that will finally spread to the surrounding cells, tissues or organs, and at the end, the cancer invades other areas in […]