In honor of Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, I’ve partnered with Many Vs. Cancer, Dax Shepard, and Rob Riggle to educate men on the importance of getting checked. Watch the video below!
In the United States, 1 in 8 men will be diagnosed in his lifetime, however, it is 100% treatable if caught early. Share ... Continue Reading →
Breast augmentation is the most popular surgical cosmetic procedure, with three hundred thousand operations performed annually. As with any surgery, there are a multitude of risks, but when it comes to breast implants, the Food and Drug Administration outlines a list of thirty potential complications – some of which are life threatening. These range from infection to extrusion (the skin breaks down to the point where the implant breaks through it) to necrosis (dead skin or tissue around the breast).
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Receiving a cancer diagnosis can have profound physical and psychological effects. Not only must patients confront the possibility of devastating bodily changes, but collateral damage often takes shape in the form of emotional distress, feelings of sadness, anger, hopelessness and fear of facing one’s own mortality. Despite the panicked blur that generally accompanies hearing such news, cancer patients are learning that there are more treatment options available now than ever before. Researching a specific cancer and its treatments can sometimes ... Continue Reading →
“Prostate cancer was my lemon. Helping my patients from a new personal perspective was my lemonade. I am not one of those patients who feels that having had cancer is a gift. I am not going to kid you, it sucks. BUT, it has given me the opportunity to help in ways I had not been able to in the past.”
– From Dr. Drew’s article “From Prostate Cancer To Helping Patients In A New Way.” Read more at GottaMakeLemonade.com
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