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American Cancer Society Highlights National Cancer Survivors Day

Currently practicing with the Sutter North Medical Group in Yuba City, California, award-winning dermatologist Dr. Robert Peppercorn has experience with a wide range of practice specialties, including the prevention and treatment of skin cancer. 170 more words

Yuba City

The Big "C"

Today is day 20 after finding out that I had a cancerous tumor on my cervix. As I lay in bed, exhausted from doing nothing and getting barely any sleep, I’m constantly in thinking mode…thinking about the beautiful man that sleeps sweetly beside me, all of the things he is doing to make me comfortable, and the unknown. 577 more words

Nerds for Cures - Relay for Life - NERDAPALOOZA!

Nerdapalooza is a geek/gamer themed shopping event to raise money for RELAY FOR LIFE which is a charity that raises money for the American Cancer Society.  62 more words


Opportunity Calling: Version 1.0

Eight months after I completed my surgical oncology fellowship and was a shiny, new Assistant Professor of Surgical Oncology it came time for the annual gathering of American surgical oncologists.  2,058 more words

Baylor College Of Medicine

Could Your Cell Phone Be Making You Sick?

It is no secret that we depend more on our phones than ever before.  Many of us stay connected to our mobile devices 24/7.  We use them not only as a means of communication, but to perform many daily tasks such as paying bills, obtaining news, entertainment, shopping and so on. 395 more words

Healthy Living

And then one day... (Part 2 of 2)

After being silent for a few more minutes I flat out asked him “If you or a family member had Cancer would you do Chemo or radiation?” Now It was not the answer I was looking for but what his face said. 2,776 more words

Please, Just One More

I originally wrote this as part of my annual fundraising effort for the American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life in 2013, and posted it on My Evolving Nest as well.  480 more words