Central PA prostate cancer survivors and advocates Jay Snyder and Thomas Goodman, Jr., report back from the ZERO Summit to End Prostate Cancer in Washington D.C. where they learned about the latest in prostate cancer awareness, research and legislation.
“I don’t need to go to the doctor. I’m fine.” Isn’t that the script we often hear from men about our health and our need for medical services? And, this is the first hurdle to overcome when talking about men’s health issues.
“It used to be all about Thomas, all about me. Now, it’s about helping others now. I’m a part of God’s plan, not my plan.”
It’s easy for someone to feel alone after a cancer diagnosis when there are more than 900 different types of cancer, various stages of recovery, countless treatment options and multiple emotional struggles that one might endure.
A special group of cancer survivors look forward to what life has in store for them. And, many hope to use their own wisdom to help others navigate their experience with facing cancer. Watch this video for inspiration and please let us know what you’re looking forward to in a comment.
Dr. Roald Hempling, the Director of Oncology Services at WellSpan Health in York, PA, weighs in on some of the myths surrounding breast cancer, lung cancer, skin cancer and prostate cancer.
Kristin Gilhool and Marc Hirschler inherited a lot from their mother…bright smiles and a zest for life. But, they also inherited a heightened risk for cancer.
This special Smart Talk and Facing Cancer Together community forum explores what it means to survive a cancer diagnosis and how survivorship presents new challenges and opportunities to patients.
When Ken Bazaar was diagnosed with prostate cancer, he turned to Wikipedia for information on his diagnosis. He found links and information that brought him up-to-date on the disease and what he was facing, and it ultimately helped him to decide which treatment was right for him.