As a NET patient, you will hear the word “research” used a lot. This can cause confusion, because the word research has two different meanings. Patients often "research" their disease by scouring the internet and/or talking to other patients. Read more here.
When looking for a place to eat, we turn to Yelp. Before purchasing an item, we might first read reviews on Amazon. The internet makes information readily accessible at our fingertips so that we can do our own research. This type of research is educational. When it comes to a health issue such as cancer, we often turn to the internet to learn more about our own disease in order to make the best possible decisions for ourselves. Knowledge is empowering. Read more here.
In the last blog, “Be Inspired,” I wrote that word “inspire” comes from the Latin word “inspirare,” which means “to breathe or blow into.” Since then, I’ve been thinking of what it means to breathe. Click here to read more.
JOIN ME in giving back on #GivingTuesday™. On Tuesday, November 27th, 2018, nonprofits, families, businesses, community centers, and students around the world will come together for one common purpose: to celebrate generosity and to give. Click to read more…
LACNETS sat down with Andrew Hendifar, MD, Oncology, Cedars-Sinai for a Q&A focusing on Somatostatin Analogs (SSAs) - your monthly shot. Read the Q&A transcription here.