You may have heard that Hamilton Jordan, chief-of-staff to Jimmy Carter, died yesterday of cancer at the age of 63. You may not have known that Jordan battled four cancers, including lymphoma, prostate, skin cancer and mesothelioma. In spite of all this, Jordan wrote a book called “No Such Thing As A Bad Day” speaking about himself. Jordan had a very positive attitude, but in another part of this article that I have not posted, he said that he wasn’t born that way. He worked on it. And the cancer actually made him feel blessed, in some ways, he says.
Here are Jordan’s “Top 10 Tips To Fight Cancer“. It is worth reading the entire interview he gave to WebMD (and most likely, the book he wrote). I have to mention that I don’t agree with all of them and I may comment on that in a future post.
One Man’s Advice From 4 Cancer Battles
Hamilton Jordan, the former White House chief of staff for President Jimmy Carter, was a well-known force in the health community. During the past 24 years he battled four different forms of cancer and urged cancer patients to empower themselves with information.
After bouts with non-Hodgkins lymphoma, prostate cancer and skin cancer, Mr. Jordan, 63, yesterday died as a result of mesothelioma, another form of cancer. Mr. Jordan often speculated that his lymphoma may ha