Should you research your cancer? We say YES! An informed patient makes an informed decision. It’s your life on the line! It’s up to YOU to be CEO of your health.
This week we look at some bloggers who have taken a pro-active approach to researching, evaluating and managing their disease. And one gentleman, Stephen Jay Gould, who predates the days of blogs, who noticed some interesting statistical distributions that led to a long, productive life.
“As far as I’m concerned, Gould’s The Median Isn’t the Message is the wisest, most humane thing ever written about cancer and statistics. It is the antidote both to those who say that, “the statistics don’t matter,” and to those who have the unfortunate habit of pronouncing death sentences on patients who face a difficult prognosis. Anyone who researches the medical literature will confront the statistics for their disease. Anyone who reads this will be armed with reason and with hope…” Click here to read more.
And From The Blogging Community:
From: Terri Coutee
From: Tori Tomalia
Blog Post: Knowledge is Power
From: Oliver Bloger, PhD
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From: L. Michael Glode, MD
Blog Post: Amazing genetics and personalized medicine
From: BBeth Jo