WHAT – Fired By Your Doctor! Sounds Like You Are Lucky

I want to share a post I made today on the advanced prostate cancer online support group ).  It was in response to an ongoing thread with a spouse (caregiver) who was fired by her husband's doctor by having his nurse call them.  She was guilty of asking questions, relevant and important ones, but the [...]

AUA 2012 – The Absence of Goal Setting in the Dialogue between Men with Advanced Prostate Cancer and their Doctors

What are our goals as advanced prostate cancer survivors and what are the goals of our oncologists? Often they are not the same! This misalignment between our expectations and those of our clinicians is common, but inexcusable. These issues become clear when we look at issues surrounding our quality of life. The treatments for advanced [...]

Free Telephone Conference – Living With, Through and Beyond Cancer, Part I: The Importance of Communicating with Your Doctor About Follow-Up Care

Sign up for this Telephone Education Workshop. Topic: Medical Concerns Cancer Type: All Cancers Date: April 22, 2008 Time: 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. ET Presented By: Richard N. Boyajian RN, MS, Cancer Survivor, Nurse Practitioner, Lance Armstrong Foundation Adult Survivorship Clinic, Perini Family Survivors' Center, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Thomas J. Smith MD, FACP, Professor [...]