Celebs & Gossip
Things to Do
Home & Design
Sex & Dating
Find a Home
Print Offers Online
Daily News logo
Archive: April, 2013
Follow Philly.com Diagnosis: Cancer :
Living with a colostomy
Tue, Apr 30, 2013, 12:00 PM
Let’s get this out of the way now - if you get a little queasy from hearing bodily functions in detail, you might want to think twice...
So what is a colostomy?
Tue, Apr 30, 2013, 10:02 AM
So what exactly is an “ostomy”, and how did I get one? Many of you have probably heard of a colostomy, or a colostomy bag, but...
Patient #1: Staying safe from the sun
Tue, Apr 23, 2013, 4:09 PM
I wrote last week about being your own advocate with your doctors and health care, but what about advocating externally? Many of us hold...
Patient #1: Is PD-1 the answer?
Tue, Apr 16, 2013, 10:27 AM
So now that we are underway with Plan B, it would probably be a good idea to give some more details on what exactly Plan B is and how it’s...
This week: Patient #1 reaffirmed the need to be his own advocate
Fri, Apr 12, 2013, 9:51 AM
For those of you who like to cut right to the chase, here is the short and sweet update. We are on to Plan B, starting Friday, and I have...
Does sugar feed cancer?
Tue, Apr 9, 2013, 10:33 AM
So, when battling a deadly disease, you would hope there is some clear-cut, scientific, easily understood information regarding tangentially...
Patient #1's week of doctors
Tue, Apr 2, 2013, 10:00 AM
It has been a whirlwind week; Blue Cross FL has to be shaking their heads as they see authorization after authorization come in. First, a...
Cancer and Your Wallet
News and Research
Patient and Survivor Experience
Prevention and Screening