Cancer Unplugged™:The #1 Thing to Avoid…

I recently asked the chief of Integrated Medicine at Sloan Kettering “What’s the one thing a cancer patient should avoid at all costs?” His answer was swift and definitive: “Stress. Stress helps cancer spread.” Keep this in mind when helping someone with cancer: Listen to them. Love them. Offer to do what you can for

Cancer Unplugged™: Know Your Research Dates!

As my husband battles cancer, I have been doing a lot more research than I have ever done before. Many people tell me they refuse to do research because they are afraid of what they may find. I agree—it’s difficult, but it’s necessary to know what you’re up against, and what your options are. If

Cancer Unplugged: The whole enchilada, baby!

If there’s one big thing I’ve realized in dealing with cancer, it’s this: You’ve got to see your body as a whole. I’ve found that, with cancer, we see more specialists than anything else. This doctor specializes in oncology; this one in surgery; that one in radiology. With all these specialists, you can lose site

Cancer Unplugged™: Getting Answers

In my last post, I listed many things you need to know to face cancer with confidence, and here’s the most important way to get those answers: Ask. Sounds simple, right? However, many people don’t ask because of fear: fear of rejection; fear of what they might hear; fear of embarrassment. Any of this sound