2017 Kcancer Hero Nomination

Criteria: Anyone who made unique contributions to cancer patient care and inspired cancer patients to fight the disease. Nomination Process: Anyone and any organization may submit a nomination. Submission includes a description of the significant accomplishment or circumstance for which the nominee should be considered for the award. Include the name of nominees, agency or…

Laughing Medicine: Buy Me Out

A very successful businessman had a meeting with his new son-in-law. “I love my daughter, and now I welcome you into the family,” said the man. “To show you how much we care for you, I”m making you a 50-50 partner in my business. All you have to do is go to the factory every…

Cologuard: an noninvasive colon cancer screening test

Cologuard is an easy to use, noninvasive colon cancer screening test based on the latest advances in stool DNA science. It is for adults 50 years or older who are at average risk for colon cancer, and it is available by prescription only. Cologuard finds both cancer and precancer. Here are a few other things to…

Thanks, Dad!

Father says to his son: “you are eighteen and are mature enough now. I allow you to start smoking if you want to” Son: “thanks dad, I’ve quit two years ago”  

Laughing Medicine: A wife’s smoking ultimatum

A man called into a local radio station and told the ”morning guys” that his wife had given him an ultimatum: until he quit smoking, he wasn’t going to get any sex. They asked him, ”How long do you think you”ll be able to hold out?” Reply: ”Until my girlfriend dies”  

Laughing Medicine: Three Wishes

A lady with bone cancer had trouble getting to sleep at night because of the pain. To make matters worse, her tomcat’s yowling would wake her up just as she fell asleep. “I don’t need this,” she raged. She had the tomcat neutered. A few months later she found an ancient lantern up in her…

Cancer Fighter: Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Ruth Bader Ginsburg is an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States since August 10, 1993. She is fearless fighter for justice for all[1]. Justice Ginsberg became ill in the summer of 1999. Doctor thought she had acute diverticulitis, a disorder of the large intestine, and confirmed later that there was a…

Thank God for Women!

Today, March 8, 2017, is the International Women’s day. The first International Women’s Day occurred in 1911 and rallies were held across Europe, where women and men demanded the right for women to vote, work, and hold public office etc. One hundred and six years later, It’s a completely different world for women. Women are…

Laughing Medicine: Hospital of the Future

A large cancer hospital ran into financial difficulties, so the board hired a consultant who was known for cutting corners and who claimed that he could do it without having any negative impact on patient care. The trick, according to the consultant, was to do away with “unnecessary” big expenses like salaries. How? He would…

Laughing Medicine: Bad News

A doctor calls a patient to report on a bone scan and biopsy. The patient is out so the doctor leaves a message to call. As usual, no medical details are left. After a day of telephone tag, the doctor and the patient finally get together on the phone. Says the doctor in a matter…

Laughing Medicine: As long as it fits a camel.

Two old ladies were outside their nursing home having a smoke, when it started to rain. One of the ladies pulled out a condom, cut off the end, put it over her cigarette, and continued smoking. Lady 1: What’s that? Lady 2: A condom. Lady 1: Where’d you get it? Lady 2: You can get…

Colorectal Cancer Prevention

Prevention is the best pathway to reduce colorectal cancer. To reduce the cancer risk and prevent colorectal cancer, the following activities are encouraged: Eat a high-fiber diet rich in fruits, vegetables, nuts, beans and whole grains. Limit red meat consumption and avoid processed meats. Consume calcium-rich foods like low-fat or skim milk. Maintain a healthy…

Colorectal Cancer Screen

Regular screening is important for preventing colorectal cancer. Testing can often find colon cancer early, when it’s most treatable. Ninety percent of colon cancer begins when polyps become cancerous. A polyp is a small growth that attaches itself to the inner wall of the colon. Anyone can get colon polyps, but certain people are more…

Colorectal Cancer Risk Factors

Colorectal cancer is the second leading killer among cancer in the United States. Lifestyle factors that may increase your risk of getting colorectal cancer include: Lack of regular exercise A diet low in fruits and vegetables A low-fiber and high-fat diet Being overweight Excessive alcohol use Tobacco use

Author Dying Of Cancer Wrote Essay: “Marry My Husband”

Author Amy Krouse Rosenthal  was terminally ill with ovarian cancer and wrote and published an article help her husband date and marry again once she dies. The emotional essay titled ‘You May Want To Marry My Husband’ in New York Times seeks a partner for her husband. This is un-self loving and moving story. Please read the…

Laughing Medicine: The Importance of Observing Details

A small bottle containing urine sat upon the desk of Dr. William Osler, the eminent professor of medicine at Harvard University. Sitting before him was a class full of young, wide-eyed medical students, listening to his lecture on the importance of observing details. To emphasize his point, Dr. Osler announced, “This bottle contains a sample…

Laughing Medicine: Cancer or Alzheimer’s

This friend of mine had felt unwell for months, so he decided to see his doctor. The doctor examined him and referred him to the hospital to see various specialists. After a couple of weeks, all the test results came through, so my friend returned to see his doctor. “I’m very sorry”, said the doctor….

Laughing Medicine: You’re going to die

A man isn’t feeling well, so he goes to see his doctor. The doctor examines him, and then asks to speak with his wife. The doctor tells his wife that her husband has cancer. The wife asks “can he be cured?”. The doctor replies “there’s a chance we can cure him with chemotherapy, but you…

Kcancer Top 10 Anti-Colorectal Cancer Dinner Menu

Broccoli Cauliflower Green Leaf Vegetables, such as spinach, kale, collard greens, lettuce, watercress, chicory, and Swiss chard Beans, such as red bean, white bean, and soybean Sweet Potatoes Herbs and Spices, such as ginger, garlic, thyme, cayenne pepper, oregano, basil and parsley Whole wheat bagel Whole wheat bread Veggie pasta Brown Rice

Laughing Medicine: Sex after Testicular Cancer Operation

A patient visited his urologist for testicular cancer and expressed concern about being able to perform after the operation. The patient was also worried about the chemotherapy. The doctor said “I too had testicular cancer a few years ago. Ten days after the operation I made passionate love with my wife, and forgot all my…