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Complementary and Alternative Medicine

Posted by Charles on December 12, 2016 with No Comments

Three questions to help you decide about any treatment. Do the potential benefits outweigh the downsides? Does the intervention seem to be the easiest and safest way to accomplish what you want? Does the product appear to be too good to be true (such as curing all types of cancer)? If so, well, you know […]

Companions, Visitors and Home Health Services

Posted by Charles on November 12, 2016 with No Comments

Love, INC. A Christian organization that coordinates church volunteers to provide a variety of services including 1) home visits to help caregivers, 2) Care Teams to adopt eligible seniors and those with disabilities, 3) ramps for housebound, 4) telephone reassurance calls, 5) monthly light housekeeping, and 6) transportation for grocery or medical trips. All services […]

Clinical Trials

Posted by Charles on October 12, 2016 with No Comments

NCI Cancer Information Service. This National Cancer Institutes phone and web service provides assistance in English and Spanish covering just about everything having to do with cancer.  A very small sample of topics includes diagnosis and treatment, clinical trials, pain control, nutrition, talking with family, and complementary and alternative medicine.   Call an information specialist […]

Cancer Navigators and Other Care Coordinators

Posted by Charles on September 12, 2016 with No Comments

Cindy’s Hope Chest. This small nonprofit provides support, education, and encouragement for women battling breast cancer. They work with women where they are at the moment; they focus on a global perspective rather than simply providing individually requested services. Call 704-529-2935 to leave a message for a return call any time any day. http://www.cindyshopechest.org Navigators […]

Hints for healing

Posted by Charles on September 12, 2016 with No Comments

For the person with cancer Find the best team for you.  Choose a doctor based not only on the recommendations of professionals, but also on the suggestions of other people with cancer.  If you have a choice, visit each doctor once before deciding which one will work best for you. There is no such thing […]