Managing Your Health Archive

Financial Toxicity in Cancer Treatment


Is the cost of care damaging the mental and physical health of the patient? Dr. Leonard Lichtenfeld talks about financial toxicity as a factor in cancer care.

Relay for Life … time to cure cancer

Just as many technologies had to grow to the point that SmartPhones are possible, so in medicine we are now at the point that a cure for cancer is possible.

Debbie Does Bethesda – a story of Oncocytoma

Debra shares her adventures with kidney cancer and oncocytoma.

Lung Cancer and More


We speak with Dr. Ross Camidge about what people need to know about lung cancer.

Eradicating Polio Worldwide – the challenge, the opportunity


Dr. Jay Wenger explains that we have a groundbreaking opportunity to remove the polio virus from the planet.

Should I worry about Gadolinium?


Joyce and Robin talk with Dr. Richard Samelka, who is involved in investigations into the long-term effects of the use of gadolinium.

Smart Patients are in touch with SmartPatients


Joyce and Robin talk with Dr. Roni Zeiger, CEO of SmartPatients, about the resources for cancer patients available through SmartPatients.com

Radiological Imaging


Robin and Joyce speak with Susan Poteat, MS, radiation physicist, about the different kinds of medical imaging, their pros and cons, and why one might be ordered versus another.

Family Health History


Compiling your Family Health History can provide important clues in diagnosing conditions in yourself and others in your family.

Patient Information – new info for VHL


Discussion of how the VHL Handbook helps both patients and doctors, and the power of sharing information — among patients and physicians worldwide.