Managing Your Life Archive

Quilts and Health

We talk with Clare Luz, author of Quilts and Health, which explores the healing power of quilts and quiltmaking and the deep connections between art and health.

Developments in Renal Medullary Carcinoma

Cora Connor shares her brother’s story of renal medullary carcinoma and its association with Sickle Cell trait. It is not necessary to have Sickle Cell disease to have RMC.

Updating the Advocacy Activities of Robin and Mike

Robin and Mike have a discussion about their current activities in healthcare advocacy, and how advocacy can be beneficial to persons dealing with personal challenges in medical conditions

Celebrating Patient Solidarity Day and Welcoming Mike Lawing Back!

Today is Patient Solidarity Day! We talk about what Patient Empowerment means to each of us.

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.

World Kidney Cancer Q&A Day!

Powerful Patient joins support groups worldwide in raising awareness of kidney cancer. Take the quiz and help find answers.

Involuntary Discharge from Dialysis

Patients who are disruptive or non-compliant risk being discharged from dialysis, which puts them at high risk of dying.

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.

Patients and doctors unite to cure Kidney Cancer

Dena Battle discusses how she worked to found the Kidney Cancer Research Alliance

New Hope for Batten disease

Batten Disease is one of the group of lysosomal storage diseases for which there is finally a medication to help.