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On Being a Cancer Survivor: Patient Experience of Peripheral Neuropathy

On Being a Cancer Survivor: Patient Experience of Peripheral Neuropathy

Posted by on May 21, 2014 in Blog, Breast cancer, Colorectal cancer, Hodgkin's lymphoma, Leukemia, Lung cancer, Lymphoma, Melanoma, Multiple Myeloma, Non-Hodgkin lymphoma, Prostate cancer | 39 comments

Being Informed For Vilma Aleida, neuropathy was a surprise. “Neuropathy appeared in 2011 during my 7th chemo….That 7th chemo was the infusion of two treatments (taxotere and trastuzumab). The result send me to the ER, the pain was only relieved with morphine. After that, I have been living with neuropathy in my legs, from my knees down. I...

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Hospice: Important Considerations For End of Life Care

Hospice: Important Considerations For End of Life Care

Posted by on May 6, 2014 in Blog | 1 comment

“A nation’s greatness is measured by how it treats its weakest members.” ~ Mahatma Ghandi Two recent articles in the Washington Post provide a disturbing portrait of hospice care in the US.   Hospices that take payments from Medicare must be able to provide “crisis care” –continuous nursing care in the home or inpatient...

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Vitamin D, Sunshine and Health

Vitamin D, Sunshine and Health

Posted by on Jan 26, 2014 in Blog, Breast cancer, Colorectal cancer, Coronary artery disease, Prostate cancer | 0 comments

Roll Out Those Lazy, Hazy, Crazy Days of Summer Researchers, especially epidemiologists, look for patterns. And they found patterns when they looked at the places where people are most likely to get cancer. They found that there is more cancer in people living in higher latitudes, that is, closer to the arctic. So they started thinking and figuring out this...

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E-patient? Smart Patient? What’s the story?

E-patient? Smart Patient? What’s the story?

Posted by on Aug 19, 2013 in Blog | 6 comments

There are two phrases making the rounds that describe you, a member of the growing Medivizor.com community. One is “e-patient” and the other is “smart patient.” What is an e-patient?  Who created the phrase? Published in March of 1996, Health Online: How to Find Health Information, Support Groups, and Self-Help Communities in Cyberspace, first...

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Introducing Medivizor!

Introducing Medivizor!

Posted by on Nov 13, 2012 in Blog | 13 comments

It’s been awhile since my last blog post. I apologize, I’ve been busy. I’ve spent most of my time helping several startups get off the ground, some of which you’ll hear more about very soon. Among these, and the one I’ve spent the bulk of my energy on, is Medivizor. Over the next few weeks and months I’ll be sharing in this blog about the...

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