Cannabis for Cancer: If, Who, When, Why and How
“If there is one medicine you can recommend that will take care of pain, nausea, appetite, sleep, [and] anxiety instead of writing prescriptions for five different medicines that all might interact with each other or the chemotherapy, or whatever cancer treatment the patient is getting, I think it's a useful drug." -Dr. Donald Abrams, M.D. Dr. Donald Abrams, M.D. is an integrative oncologist at the UCSF Osher Center for Integrative Medicine, Professor of Clinical Medicine at the...
Touching Minds: A Brain Surgeon & Scientist on Cancer
“The days of when a doctor says we have to do surgery and that’s it…are over…Patients need to be part of the process.” -Dr. Liau Description: Dr. Linda M. Liau, MD, PhD, MBA is Professor and Chair of the Department of Neurosurgery at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, and Co-Director of the UCLA Brain Tumor Center. In addition to performing brain surgeries, she works tirelessly in the lab to improve the lives of brain cancer patients, including one of the deadliest cancers:...
How to Survive Cancer for Decades: A Survivor's Mindset
Destry Ramey is a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, author, and decades long cancer survivor currently charging forward through her 7th battle with cancer. She has authored 4 children’s books (www.thepugs.com) that I read to my own daughters. Our discussion includes: -What she learned from her career in healthcare that every patient or caregiver should know and apply -What her dad passed on to her that she has used to battle cancer for decades -Her motivations and key tools in surviving...