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My “ideal” doctor….brief ponderings….ethics, medicine, and caring…..

If I was able to radically change the medical school admission process, I would deemphasize MCAT scores. What I would emphasize, if I knew how to adequately measure would be to choose persons who have impeccable sense of human kindness, ethics, and m...
by Chemotherapy Cheerleader on Mar 20, 2015

Cancer like Life can be Complex: Cancer Biology in the 21st Century for the Non Physician Non Scientist

I wanted to be a pediatric oncologist by the time I was in middle school. My interest sparked by the movie “6-weeks” and then an endless obsession with movies focused on sick children.   Later, I also discovered a fascination in cancer biology:...
by Chemotherapy Cheerleader on Jan 28, 2015

What Is A Hybrid Cloud

  For many years, cloud computing has been a central focus of IT decision makers. Still, those that are extremely conscious of security matters have been reticent to shift sensitive corporate work and data into the cloud telephony space, which t...
by TechSling on Dec 8, 2014

Search BLS For Healthcare Providers Ann Arbor Mi

By Dale Peck BLS for healthcare providers Ann Arbor MI equips them with vital skills to identify and handle critical injuries and scenarios that are life threatening. These services are required before a victim can access comprehensive care in hospit...
by Health Tips And Tricks on Sep 22, 2013

Are we guinea pigs? No. The basics of clinical trials, Part 1 of 2.

  Pediatric Oncology is a great example of a field of medicine where clinical trials are routinely leading to improved therapies. The first response when I tell someone that I am a pediatric oncologist is “how sad”. If I respond that “more...
by Chemotherapy Cheerleader on Sep 5, 2013

Do not place yourself in a bubble- Balancing the Risk of Infection with Life

The privilege of being a pediatrician, especially a pediatric oncologist, is that while fighting alongside parents for their child’s well-being, we can almost palpate that love between parents and child. Often when I discuss with parents about prot...
by Chemotherapy Cheerleader on Aug 15, 2013

Cancer sucks: General Chemotherapy Side Effects.

To my devoted readers, I apologize for the hiatus.   I have been repatriating back to the USA and needed a little time to get settled again. I have an urgent job today.   On the cancer forum to which I belong  is a new young lady who is preparin...
by Chemotherapy Cheerleader on Aug 10, 2013

Tips In Searching For Classes On CPR For Healthcare Providers

By Danielle Galloway There are many requirements that mu$t be obta!ned !f the per$on wants to prepare for ba$!c l!fe support. One of the !mportant requirements that mu$t be obta!ned !$ the completion of training w!th CPR for healthcare providers Ann...
by Health Tips And Tricks on Jul 23, 2013

A few words to physicians about helping patients with the hardest shared desicions: withdrawal of care

An except from last post.  For longer discussion on shared decisions goto full post.  http://chemotherapycheerleader.com/?p=195 Posting this a second time as short aside since physicians are busy and I find this to be an important topic that is not...
by Chemotherapy Cheerleader on Jul 17, 2013

A little bird tweeted something about a doctor and a “Quarterback”. My thoughts on patient doctor shared decision making. (Comments about a recent New Yorker article.)

[For readers who want to understand why this post is a little bit different see this short post.  It also sheds a little more light about my background and thought process.  Link:http://chemotherapycheerleader.com/?p=191 ] Recently, The New Yorker...
by Chemotherapy Cheerleader on Jul 12, 2013

“Does eating mean everything is okay?”: A tip for parents and caregivers of cancer patients.

  As one may rightly conclude from my writing style that my mind sometimes wonders and makes different connections.  Related points albeit a little off track.   My next post is on symptom management of the GI side effects of chemotherapy.  I...
by Chemotherapy Cheerleader on Jul 3, 2013

It is NOT the Cranberry Juice: Relieving the guilt associated with a cancer diagnosis.

  Although this post is written as I would speak to medical students and residents who are just learning how to educate patients, I hope it is equally valuable to our entire community.   It is especially important for those cancer patients who...
by Chemotherapy Cheerleader on Jun 25, 2013

Italian business schools try to take on the Mafia

PEOPLE who live in Calabria and Sicily have average incomes less than half of what their fellow citizens earn in Lombardy and Tyrol. Some, if not most, of that difference can probably be attributed to the pervasive crime and corruption caused by the...
by Mafia Today on Nov 7, 2012

Italian business schools try to take on the Mafia

PEOPLE who live in Calabria and Sicily have average incomes less than half of what their fellow citizens earn in Lombardy and Tyrol. Some, if not most, of that difference can probably be attributed to the pervasive crime and corruption caused by the...
by Mafia Today on Nov 7, 2012

Five-Part Webinar Course to Teach Healthcare Foodservice Providers How to Reduce Costs without Sacrificing Quality

Akron, OH (PRWEB) February 16, 2012 Becky Dorner & Associates, Inc., nationally known experts in clinical nutrition, food service management and nutrition care for older adults, announces an interactive course, Cut Your Food and Labor Costs Now!

Elective Surgery and Medical Bill Financial Aid

You may get pushback on accessing financial aid for your medical bills if your surgery was considered an “elective” surgery. Elective is a way of saying that you could have planned ahead to have the surgery done or that it was not done in...


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