December – 2009 – My Cancer Advisor

Archive for December, 2009

Dec 31 2009
The Basics of Breast Biopsies

A video-animation presentation about breast biopsies. Both fine needle aspiration and core biopsies are covered. 3D graphics are used to explain the process. Here’s more information from our com...

Dec 30 2009
Experiencing Radiation Therapy for Breast Cancer

If you or a loved one want to know what it’s like to experience radiation therapy for breast cancer, watch this video for a first-hand look. Here’s more information from our companion webs...

Dec 29 2009
Congresswoman Shultz On Talking With Her Kids About Her Breast Cancer

This is an inspiring and informative interview with Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Florida) and Robin Roberts of Good Morning America. She shares her experience and discusses how she approa...

Dec 28 2009
Arlen Specter on Being Bald: His Chemotherapy Experience for Lymphoma

Senator Arlen Specter (D-PA) gives a lighthearted interview about his experience with chemotherapy for lymphoma and the inconvenience of temporarily being bald! Here’s more information from our ...

Dec 28 2009
To Screen or Not to Screen: Detecting Prostate Cancer

More information can be found from our companion website, With the widespread use of prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing to identify men at increased risk of prostate cancer, m...

Dec 28 2009
Focused Prostate Cancer Treatment to Preserve Continence and Sperm Potency

This is an interesting approach with cryosurgery for prostate cancer that is very early-stage and confined to small portions of the prostate gland. This video was made with the urological cancer speci...

Dec 27 2009
Farrah Fawcett’s Life with Rectal Cancer

This is a revealing and poignant video about actress Farrah Fawcett’s battle with anal cancer that was filmed in the weeks before her death. After fighting a three-year battle with cancer, Fawce...

Dec 26 2009
Fertility Preservation Issues and Gynecologic Cancer

This is an informative video about fertility preservation options for women whose ovaries may be sterilized with direct irradiation (such as with certain gynecological cancers) or with certain chemoth...

Dec 25 2009
The Importance of Breast Self Examination

This is a patient education video that explains the anatomy of the female breast and the importance of breast self-examination as a part of screening. Here’s more information from our companion ...