Clearly, stupid cancer messed with the wrong kid.
The lessons in this book are not just for parents, but for medical providers as well. If you are a doctor, a nurse, advanced practice provider, child life specialist, physical therapist, etc. Tara and Emily were truly unique.
Making Cancer Fun is something I would recommend to any family facing the challenges of this devastating disease. This book is brilliant!!
This was my first thought when I heard the name of this book. For any parent who has been through the nightmare of having a child diagnosed with cancer, it's hard to know where to turn for support.
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Your challenge: help us help Australians like Barry. Karen said she'll never forget receiving the news. When I saw the look on the doctor's face I knew it was serious" "I'm afraid it's not good news," he said, "I'm sorry, but Nearly 3 years on, he's cancer free, but the journey wasn't easy. Magnus underwent four weeks of intensive radiation therapy, followed by high dose chemotherapy.
None of us keeps a specialist on retainer, and one of the problems we have in prostate cancer is that we do not have a gold standard.
Fortunately, prostate is one of the least aggressive cancers so you do have time to become educated and look at all options. Unfortunately, the patient is not usually exposed to all the options on an equal basis.
“You have cancer…” are three of the most terrifying words anyone can hear.
When I was diagnosed, my urologist my second angel wanted me to go and talk with a radiologist, an oncologist and a surgeon at a comprehensive cancer center. He set the course of action for me, which today we think is the best course of action for patients to take. This led to my third angel — my surgeon at the cancer center. When I met him in , he had done about prostate surgeries that year.
During the surgery, he found that the margin around the site where the prostate was removed was positive for cancer, but thankfully, there was no cancer in my lymph nodes. In following his recommendations, I underwent six months of hormonal therapy to kill the male hormone, testosterone.
Since that treatment, almost 18 years ago, my PSA has remained at below 0.