June – 2010 – My Cancer Advisor

Archive for June, 2010

Jun 30 2010
Chaz Ebert with Inspiring Advice for Caregivers

Roger Ebert has been suffering from thyroid cancer requiring intensive treatment over a long period of time. In fact, he almost died from complications of his treatment. His wife Chaz gave an intervie...

Jun 23 2010
Nutrition Tips During Cancer Treatment

Here’s some helpful information from our companion website, patientresource.net: Here are some hints to keep in mind to help you get the nutrition you need while you are undergoing cancer treatm...

Jun 21 2010
Tennis Icon Martina Navratilova Confronts Breast Cancer

Expert Analysis Highlights: Martina Navratilova describes her initial reaction when informed she had ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) breast cancer “This was my personal  9/11″ says Navratilov...

Jun 21 2010
Why Are Biomarkers Important for DCIS Breast Cancer Patients?

Expert Analysis Highlights: Study identifies biomarker expression that were helpful in predicting risk of recurrence for patients with ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) treated by lumpectomy alone Infor...

Jun 15 2010
In the Operating Room: Breast Reconstruction Surgery

There are many options for breast reconstructive surgery. One of the more popular is the TRAM flap, especially for a woman with excess belly fat or an abdomen that has been stretched out by pregnancy....

Jun 14 2010
Nipple-sparing Mastectomy

This video segment discusses nipple-sparing mastectomy for breast cancer by surgical oncologists from Case Western Reserve Hospital. This procedure is not applicable for most women facing a total mast...