One of my favorite Yiddish words is Chutzpah. It literally means gumption. And one of my favorite people with chutzpah is Matthew Zachary, the brain cancer survivor from New York City who founded the premiere organization for young adults with cancer – The I’m Too Young For This! Cancer Foundation.
Matthew is a savvy marketer. [...]
When you have a diagnosis, you gather information from many sources: specialists in your condition, other patients and educational material on the Web and in print. So how do you sort through it all, vetting that which is significant for you? In this video blog, featured on PremeraNews.com, Andrew Schorr suggests one simple idea for [...]
The other day I interviewed Dr. Paul Schellhammer, a noted urologic oncologist in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Paul is 71 now and is very well known and respected in his field. He is a former president of the American Urological Association. As you can imagine, Paul has treated many men for prostate cancer. [...]
I spent one day last week at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston. I was there for a checkup, having first visited the center 16 years ago. There are several new buildings now and its much bigger, but the leukemia center is still on the 9th floor and many of the people who work there [...]
If you have an acute health problem like a heart attack or stroke, the ambulance will usually take you to the nearest hospital. For something less urgent you will probably go where your primary care doctor refers you. But if you have something chronic and long-term – it could be diabetes, ongoing heart problems, or [...]