chemotherapy

Role of the caretaker/ caregiver in helping the recovery of a loved one

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Just today, while having my exercise at the park, I saw a man lovingly held his mom as they scrolled slowly at the park. I was not sure of the lady’s condition- it could be that she was either recovering from stroke, or she was undergoing cancer treatment therapy because the way she had walked was [...]

Treatment options for cancer- chemo/ radiotherapy or alternative?

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Recently I was surprised to hear about the death of my former classmate who died of stomach cancer. It started with consistent stomach pains, in which a lump was discovered and surgically removed. When the lump was tested, it was discovered it was cancerous. And she opt to undergo chemotherapy which began in February 2011. [...]

Cancer and Exercise- Wendy Chioji’s story

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Today, I read a very motivational real life story in the Runner’s World (Nov07) magazine. It’s about a news anchorwoman from Orlando by the name of Wendy Chioji. Wendy initially felt a lump on her left breast 2 weeks before she was about to compete for the 2001 Boston Marathon. A year ago, she just [...]