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Cancer Diagnosis: 11 Tips for Coping

Cancer Diagnosis: 11 Tips for Coping

Cancer diagnosis: 11 tips for coping If you've been diagnosed with cancer, knowing what to expect and making plans for how to proceed can help make this stressful time easier. Planning ahead with an advance directive is crucial Dealing with a life-changing diagnosis such as cancer makes outlining the medical [...]

Created by Jen O'Hara

Mayo Clinic Radio: Advance Directives

Miss the show? Here is the podcast! Mayo Clinic Radio Full Show 6-21-2014 On the next program, Saturday, June 21,  9 a.m. CDT, we'll tackle one of the most confusing topics in health care conversations today — advance directives.  Our expert guests Timothy Moynihan, M.D., and Sheryl Ness, R.N., will address questions like ... what IS [...]

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Planning Ahead With an Advance Directive

Planning Ahead With an Advance Directive

Planning ahead with an advance directive is crucial Dealing with a life-changing diagnosis such as cancer makes having an advance directive to outline treatment even more important. Monoclonal antibody drugs for cancer: How they work Get the facts on how monoclonal antibodies are being used in cancer treatment. Managing chemotherapy [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Monday's Housecall

Monday's Housecall

THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES Exercise and cold weather: Tips to stay safe outdoors Don't let cold weather spell the end of your exercise. With these ideas, you can stay fit, motivated and warm. Memory loss: 7 tips to improve your memory Concerned about memory loss? Take heart. These simple steps [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

TUESDAY Q & A: Work through Advance Care Planning Process with People You Trust

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Every time I go to my doctor I am asked if I have an advance directive. What exactly is it, and at what age should I start thinking about this?   ANSWER: An advance directive is part of the advance care planning process. In this process, you look [...]

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