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New Info For Bladder Sparing Therapy

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  • By arnab · Posted January 31, 2014
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  • Presented at the 2014 GU Cancer Symposium @ SF, CA. Partial and complete response to bladder preserving therapy yield similar outcomes. Study funded by NCI. Worth a read. http://www.chemotherapyadvisor.com/parti ...

A New Turn In The Application Of Hospice Rules

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  • By arnab · Posted January 23, 2014
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  • Entering hospice care is no guarantee for remaining in hospice care. Please see link for details. http://newoldage.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/ 01/07/bounced-from-hospice ...

The Art Of Presence

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  • By arnab · Posted January 21, 2014
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  • For survivors of trauma and disease this is worth a scan. May be useful to pass along to others who are in our lives. http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/21/opinio n/brooks-the-art-of-presence.html?nl=tod ...

Bethesda MD BC Support Group Meeting, 16 January From 6PM to 8PM

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  • By arnab · Posted January 7, 2014
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  • All bladder cancer survivors are invited to attend along with family members, caregivers and friends. The meeting is moderated by a licensed clinical social worker. There are opportunities to learn and ...

Bladder Cancer Support Group Bethesda MD

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  • By arnab · Posted November 18, 2013
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  • Bladder Cancer Support Group Meeting Thursday 21 November 6PM to 8PM Bethesda MD All bladder cancer survivors are invited to attend along with family members, caregivers and friends. The gathering is ...

Nutritional Status Biomarker Useful Predicting Post RC Complications

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  • By arnab · Posted October 31, 2013
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  • OncologyNurseAdvisor ( http://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com ) is a free publication with useful info for BC survivors. In today's web article, ( http://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/biom arker-for-nutritional-status-helps-asses ...

Bladder Cancer Support Group Bethesda MD

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  • By arnab · Posted October 14, 2013
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  • Thursday 17 October 2013 from 6PM to 8PM. All bladder cancer survivors are invited to attend along with family members, caregivers and friends. The gathering is moderated by a licensed clinical social ...

BC Support Group Meeting @ Bethesda MD

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  • By arnab · Posted September 6, 2013
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  • Dr Koff, MD, FACS, Col, MC, Urology Clinic Chief and Surgeon at Fort Belvoir Community Hospital will present on the topics below. There will be time for questions and feedback. These topics are likely ...

Cost of End of Life Care

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  • By arnab · Posted July 18, 2013
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  • Planning for our parents or ourselves has many dimensions when end of life is the issue. Some assume that government programs or other family members will take up most of the slack where it may exist ...

U S News Best Hospitals (latest)

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  • By arnab · Posted July 17, 2013
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  • Please note the link at the end of the article for best regional hospitals listing. http://www.cnn.com/2013/07/16/health/bes t-hospitals-ranking/index.html?hpt=he_c2 ...

NMIBC to MIBC Progression Study

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  • By arnab · Posted July 16, 2013
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  • The Hadassah University Medical Center Israel recently completed a study indicating about 6% of presenting patients with NMIBC may advance to MIBC. The study was fairly large with 760 patients treated ...

Bethesda MD, Bladder Cancer Support Group

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  • By arnab · Posted July 15, 2013
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  • The monthly BCSG meeting is Thursday July 18 from 6:00PM to 8:00PM. Survivors, spouses, caregivers and family members are invited to attend. A licensed clinical social worker is the moderator. Come and ...

Five Strategies for Finding Peace in the Turbulence of Caregiving

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  • By arnab · Posted July 8, 2013
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  • BCAN members know first hand the challenges of caregiving. And how we deal with the stresses truly make a difference in the quality of life. Here are five ideas on how to find peace in the process. www.health.mil/blog/13-07-08/Five_Strate ...

Caregivers of Relatives With Cancer

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  • By arnab · Posted July 5, 2013
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  • Dr. Bucher has written an American Cancer society guide for cancer care providers. She has extensive education and hands on experience with the needs of caregivers and patients. The article below may ...

Red Meat Consumption and Risk of Death.

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  • By arnab · Posted July 4, 2013
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  • In yesterday's online "Chemotherapy Advisor" the consumption of red meat and processed meat was analyzed for contribution to increased risk of death. Please see link for the article and details. http://www.chemotherapyadvisor.com/high ...

VA Benefit: Aid and Attendance

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  • By arnab · Posted June 12, 2013
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  • WHO IS ELIGIBLE? You may be eligible if:  You were discharged from service under other than dishonorable conditions, AND  You served 90 days or more of active duty with at least 1 day during a period ...

Job Opening….Office Manager, Non Profit Cancer Support Groups,Bethesda MD

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  • By arnab · Posted May 30, 2013
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  • Am a member of the Bladder Cancer Support Group at Hope Connections. The services provided are available to survivors, family members and caregivers. The groups are facilitated by a licensed clinical ...

Food Production Practices Awareness

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  • By arnab · Posted May 8, 2013
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  • It's easy to take for granted that food production practices will at least do no harm. Good chance it's not always the case. See link for article on potentially harmful substance use. http://www.motherjones.com/tom-philpott ...

Veteran Choice Available Due To Health Exchanges

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  • By arnab · Posted May 7, 2013
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  • Veterans who receive their healthcare through the VA will not have to buy extra healthcare insurance to meet law requirements commencing January first. According to Treasury Dept. official. See link for ...

$6.5 M Jury Verdict in California Actos Bladder Cancer Trial

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  • By arnab · Posted April 27, 2013
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  • Actos is a diabetes drug that also causes bladder cancer. There are about 3000 lawsuits remaining with probably more to come. Here's an article from the "Legal Examiner", Dallas-Fort Worth TX. on the ...

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