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Managing Cancer as a Chronic Illness

2018-06-06T20:30:24+00:00

By Leslie Vandever

Most of us think of cancer as being curable or not-curable, with few—if any—stages in between. But the fact is that many people live with cancer. Their disease might be in remission, or stable: their cancer isn’t gone, but it isn’t growing or spreading. For others, cancer is chronic, and kept under control […]

Managing Cancer as a Chronic Illness2018-06-06T20:30:24+00:00

Managing Cancer as a Chronic Illness

2018-06-07T00:31:08+00:00

Oncology is gradually embracing the approach my father started 50 years ago, focusing on adding years of quality to his patients lives versus destroying tumors at any cost. This concept is managing cancer as a chronic illness.

Most patients, when they first come to treatment, ask me […]

Managing Cancer as a Chronic Illness2018-06-07T00:31:08+00:00

Exercise for Cancer?

2018-06-06T21:47:20+00:00

Exercise to prevent and keep Cancer from returning?

Are you kidding me? Who feels like exercising when they have stage 3 or 4 cancer? You should. Old school medicine said to go home, take it easy, get plenty of rest, right? WRONG!

Harvard says Exercise for Cancer!

Here’s what I mean: “A 2005 study by researchers at […]

Exercise for Cancer?2018-06-06T21:47:20+00:00

Treat the Tumor or the Patient?

2018-06-07T15:03:15+00:00

 

Francisco Contreras, surgical Oncologist Dr. Francisco Contreras, Director Oasis of Hope hospital

Should we be treating The Patient or the Tumor?

It’s an age old question, treat the Patient or the Tumor? Modern cancer therapies are primarily concerned with […]

Treat the Tumor or the Patient?2018-06-07T15:03:15+00:00