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. 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!
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. 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!
4. 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!
5. Breast Cancer - Now
The landscape of breast cancer is changing – and not for the better. This is an overview of the disease, how it’s impacted our culture, and where we are now. Read on for more!
6. Cancer-brain - The New Chemo Brain
Chemo Brain has been the term used for years to define cognitive and mental dysfunction in those who have had chemotherapy. Now there's a new kid on the block whose name is Cancer-brain. Click to find out more about this newcomer!
7. 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!
8. 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.
9. 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.
10. Taking Ownership of Your Thoughts and Choices
When you've been told you have cancer, it is important to take ownership of your thoughts and choices. It is for your benefit, both personally while dealing with your sickness, and in making choices regarding treatment that will have an impact on the rest of your life.
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