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Here are the top ten articles for the Cancer Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!
1. Nanotechnology in Cancer and Medicine
Nanotechnology is technology that reduces particles to microscopic size to alter, change or even build a structure. It is advancing at a rapid speed and is being used in medicine to treat cancer. Click to read more!
2. The Lovin' Ain't Over - Book Review
The Lovin' Ain't Over for Women with Cancer written by Ralph and Barbara Alterowitz is an informative guide that offers hope to those suffering from changed or diminished sexual function due to cancer treatments. The authors write from their own first hand experience of the subject matter.
3. Lymphedema and Menopause
Chronic lymphedema symptoms are hard on a woman’s body. But so are symptoms related to menopause. Together, they make for one tough experience. Read on to see how I managed this double-edged sword!
4. The SCAR Project - Dual Exhibition
Photographer David Jay is still bringing awareness to breast cancer. When I thought it couldn't get any more emotional, now included is a second exhibit, The Alabama Project: The Civil Rights of Health Care which premiered at UAB Arts Gallery in Birmingham, Alabama. Click for more!
5. How to Recognize Blood Poisoning - Sepsis
Sepsis is a modern word for blood poisoning. Blood poisoning is attributed to many deaths a year. Read on to find out what causes it, who is at risk, and the treatments that are necessary to cure it.
6. Quality of Life at End-of-Life
A quality end-of-life is important to anyone. And as much as we try to lower the risks for getting cancer, still many die from it every day. The most important thing is to make sure a person's end of life is the way they want it. Click to learn more.
7. Surviving Psychological Impacts of Cancer
Hearing that you have cancer hits you fast and hard. It's not just bad news, but it leaves you with questions you've never even thought of before. In this article, I touch on nature vs. nurture, and list some helpful suggestions for coping.
8. Interview with Dr. Ron Daniels - UK Sepsis Trust
Sepsis is a systemic illness affecting the bloodstream, and if not properly treated, can kill a person in just 2 days, and can affect people who are not high risk. Click to read Dr. Ron Daniels compelling challenge towards increasing awareness!
9. Cancer - Patient Branding, Coping and Faith
Cancer patients are now being branded as surviving or dying. This type of discrimination is dividing a community of hurting and vurnerable people of all ages. Read also about coping, hoping, and faith. Click to read more!
10. Brain Tumors - Children
Brain tumors can be a challenge to treat in anyone. In children they can be a special challenge because children are still growing physically. In this article I focus on Neuroblastoma, which affects children age two and under. Click for more!
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