Choosing A New Doctor

One sure-fire way to get the ‘real’ scoop on a surgeon is to talk to some homecare clinicians. Just ask a few homecare nurses — who change messy surgical dressings, negotiate wound-vacs and drains, treat surgical infections — which surgeons do a good job and which ones leave an ungodly mess behind, and believe me, […]

The Gift That Keeps On Giving

Getting radiation can really be the pits — especially the armpits, as it turns out. It’s definitely one of those experiences that makes you think, “Oh, if I knew then what I know now…” First of all, it’s just an odd experience. For more about the oddity of it, I recommend one of my pages, […]

Knowledge Is Power…Gathering It, That Is

Here’s the thing. It’s my birthday and I have been spending a portion of it reading up on ductal carcinoma in situ. I want to understand what’s going on with these calcifications that have shown up again in the same general area as the first ones did. I want to know why DCIS forms calcifications, […]