The Many Faces of Depression I would venture to say that every person who receives a cancer diagnosis experiences depression. And that depression can linger on and on with dibilitating effects on the survivor and caregivers. Jeopardy host Alex Trebek described his depression battle with Good Morning America's Robin Roberts. He noted that “I’ve [...]
9 Ways Cancer Survivors Can Reduce Stress When you are a cancer survivor, some level of stress is always with you. It's a constant companion most of us just can't completely shake. So, what are some ways we can dial down our emotions and live calmer. Jane Ashley wrote a nice piece for Cure [...]
Doctors Can Now Book Rides on Lyft for Their Patients Ride-hailing service Lyft announced a new integration with electronic health records (EHR) company Allscripts Monday, allowing doctors to book rides for patients through Lyft’s service. The step comes just a few days after competitor Uber announced a new healthcare initiative, although both companies have been [...]
2017 Masters World Track Cycling Championships - Velosports Center, Los Angeles Well, my ride day at this year's masters championships finally hit and I had the opportunity to compete against 11 other riders in the 500 meter time trial for my age group. If you've been following me on Facebook, you know that this [...]
Doing simple Kegel exercises helps post radical prostatectomy incontinence.
2017 Cancer Survivorship Symposium | Day 2 These are long days, but worth every minute. The conference begins at 7 am each morning and ends at 6:30 pm. And every day is a virtual firehose of valuable information from a group a talented and dedicated medical professionals working hard every day to improve the cancer [...]
2017 Cancer Survivorship Symposium - a Cancer Survivor Evening I just finished an evening session with five very dedicated cancer professionals talking to a room full of cancer survivors and caregivers about the issues that are challenging us. I thought I would share some of my key takeaways in bullet form... Young cancer survivors often [...]