Saturday, May 02, 2009
Repost from 2007: Eye on DNA Exclusive Interview with Cancer Survivors Sandi Pniauskas and Carolyn Benivegna | LIVESTRONG.COM
Note: We have since lost Carolyn.
Eye on DNA Exclusive Interview with Cancer Survivors Sandi Pniauskas and Carolyn Benivegna | LIVESTRONG.COM
Peutz-Jeghers Syndrome: eMedicine Gastroenterology: "Almost 50% of patients with Peutz-Jeghers syndrome (PJS) develop and die from cancer by age 57 years. The mean age at first diagnosis of cancer is 42.9 years, /– 10.2 years.
* The cumulative risk for developing any cancers associated with Peutz-Jeghers syndrome (PJS) in patients aged 15–64 years is 93%.
* The cumulative risks of developing a particular cancer from ages 15-64 years are as follows: esophagus, 0.5%; stomach, 29%; small intestine, 13%; colon, 39%; pancreas, 36%; lung, 15%; testes, 9%; breast, 54%; uterus, 9%; ovary, 21%; and cervix, 10%."
However, a rarely appreciated fact is that every chronic pain was once acute.
Wrong Approach to Obesity Can Alienate Patients - Physicians can unintentionally de-motivate black patients
Editorial note: it takes a study to understand this?
"patients may respond unexpectedly if approached in a manner they perceive as disrespectful, condescending, emotionless, or non-supportive,' the authors write."