The Affordable Care Act helps cancer patients and their families in many ways. Download this free document from the American Cancer Society The Affordable Care Act: How It Helps People With Cancer and Their Families to learn how to get the care you need as well as your rights and protections under the new law.
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Health Insurance in America is not really about delivering health CARE. It seems to me that it is most often about obstructing access to care when it is most needed. This is primarily because health insurance in America is a for profit business. Therefore the entire system is designed to benefit the insurance companies’ bottom lines…profit, not patients well being,
Scary bill introduced by Senator Durbin will give the FDA major new powers to curtail supplement sales. It will lead inexorably to pre-approval for supplements—and that will cost so much that most supplements will disappear. STOP THIS BILL. Take Action Now.
A strong support community is critical for cancer patients, cancer survivors, friends and family members . Every day mylifeline.org provides free, personal websites to cancer patients and caregivers to easily connect with family and friends, because no patient should ever feel alone.
Angelina Jolie paid thousands of dollars to be tested for the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes. Knowing that she carried a gene for an aggressive form of breast cancer that kills women was a crucial part of…
Cancer Patients Are At High Rick For Bone Loss . Chinese Herbs have been used traditionally and have also been studied in modern times as a source of bone nourishing plant substances that can promote healthy bone and reduce risk of bone loss.
n Ancient Chinese Herb, Reishi or Ganoderma, One of the Great Medicinal Healing Mushrooms has many gifts to offer Cancer Patients. Ganoderma is one the the great Immune Modulating Tonics and has been used for centuries in Asia to enhance rejuvenating and nourishing formulas that promote vitality and longevity. Recent research specifically shows that this powerful fungus may support the health of bladder cancer patients as well.
Active Against Cancer is a book about saving your own life, preserving your health and well being, one breath, one step at a time, during and after cancer treatment. The author, Nancy Brennan, is an ovarian cancer survivor. She says,”Exercise, in moderation, helps to create the desirable anticancer conditions in your body, helping you fight cancer with exercise ”
The most serious and deadly form of skin cancer is malignant melanoma. It is the leading cause of death from skin cancer because it is aggressive and fast growing and readily spreads (metastasizes) to other parts of the body, often quickly. The search for approaches to reduce the risk and incidence of melanoma and to slow its rapid growth and spread have included studies on the benefits of Green Tea.
After Breast Cancer Treatment many women are prescribed drugs called aromatase inhibitors to prevent recurrence. A common side effect is joint pain. Combined use of natural supplements glucosamine and chondroitin are of benefit to patients experiencing joint pain and stiffness related to the use of aromatase inhibitors to prevent breast cancer.