Author J. Patrick Thomas has penned a new ebook entitled, “Four Time Cancer Survivor!,” which was adapted from his amazon cancer best seller, “A Call to Faith.” The following is an excerpt from the story: Prologue I had just been contacted by a man from London who had recently purchased my full length story, A Call to Faith, the Journey of a Cancer Survivor. He told me that he read on the back cover of the book that I had […]
The DayStar television network will be launching a new television series this fall called, “Impact with Pastor Dave.” Coming to the DayStar network in mid to late October will be a new television series entitled, “Impact with Pastor Dave,” with each new show featuring a guest speaker who has been through a traumatic event that has positively affected their faith in some manner. Pastor Dave Arogbonlo is the host and head pastor at The Living Word Chapel in Houston, Tx. […]
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Feature Article The following was published in the quarterly newsletter to patients, survivors, and family members by Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. I was treated their for the first cancer I had, thyroid cancer, in my late twenties. I appreciate all the staff of Bridges, and the doctors and nurses who cared for me there. I hope you enjoy the story. As I looked up at the building, I realized that I had passed it hundreds of times as […]
17 year old Brittany Wenger won first place in the Google Science Fair. Her achievements are nothing short of genius. Wenger wrote a cloud-based computer program that makes breast cancer detection less invasive. She called it the “Global Neural Network Cloud Service for Breast Cancer.” With breast cancer statistics on the rise, Ms. Wenger has taken a great step to advance the progression of detection in this type of cancer. As with all cancers, early detection is critical in surviving […]
5 Secrets to Surviving Cancer A cancer diagnosis is probably the most devastating news any of us will ever get. In fact, medical parlance describes typical reaction to it as the “Five Ds”: fears about dying, dysfunction, discomfort, disability, and dependence. As the population ages and grows, and survival rates improve, more people are living beyond their cancer diagnosis. Today, 13.7 million Americans have a history of cancer, with 18 million expected in 2022, the American Cancer Society and […]
Goodreads Book Giveaway A Call to Faith by J. Patrick Thomas Giveaway ends August 14, 2012. See the giveaway details at Goodreads. Enter to win
“Working with Your Doctor” It seems little has changed in the medical field since I was first diagnosed with cancer many years ago. My point is illustrated in a recent attempt to make an appointment. As many of you know, I am a bone cancer survivor and have had my right upper arm replaced with a prostheses. Several nights ago a was awoken out of a debt sleep by incredible pain in my other arm. It took several hours of […]
“Melanoma” With summer on its way, here are a few things to keep in mind about skin cancer and melanoma.