After Chemo, It's Not Time to Take It Easy; Aerobics and a 5K?

After chemo, it's not time to take it easy; aerobics and a 5K?
While seven in 10 patients with common cancers survive long-term, treatment leaves the majority with physical limitations — fatigue, limited mobility in their arms and legs, or other problems — and those often lead to depression and stress as well … Read more on Minneapolis Star Tribune

Why Did the FDA Approve a New Pain Drug?
From 1999 to 2010, the number of deaths involving opioid analgesics more than quadrupled, to nearly seventeen thousand, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Opioid treatment can help treat some kinds of pain—for instance, short … Read more on New Yorker (blog)

Woman sentenced to life as juvenile paroled to hospice
Though the Social Security Administration has no special programs for released inmates, Fetters is able to receive support because of her terminal cancer, an official said. Members of the general … Des Moines oncologist Dr. Robert Shreck reviewed … Read more on