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March 22, 2012

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Howard LeWine, M.D., is a practicing internist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, Chief Medical Editor at Harvard Health Publishing, and editor in chief of Harvard Men’s Health Watch. See Full Bio
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April 27, 2012

great article…i have to admit

April 1, 2012

A well written article. Highly balanced and at the same time informative.
Dr. K.Shankar

May 8, 2012

No doctor can ever peidrct the future especially with cancers- though we are asked to do this every day.If she is old ( how old ?), she may die of natural causesbefore the breast cancer progresses to affect her health.I do not see why she would refuse a simple lumpectomy,but maybe she is very old.We have so little medical information here.Her doctor has all of her medical history and has examined her.That is the person to ask.I’ve seen people with advanced breast cancers live for many years.

May 9, 2012

My heart goes out to you! It is awful that anyone, let alone a sweet child, has to go thurgoh the pain of cancer. And as a mother, have a child go thurgoh it. You and Ezra are tougher and stronger because of it. I have a 4 year old son and could not imagine, my heart breaks. I will pray for you, Ezra and your family.

Pablo Luis Mainzer
March 31, 2012

“Preventing cancer now”
I think that in your list is something important missing:
It is known and starting to be proven that an unbalanced spiritual condition like anxiety, depression and others are depressing the immunological capacity, influencing the appearance and cure of diseases, including cancer.
So, why not include 9. Keep your emotional and spiritual mind under control ?

Robert Melendez
March 24, 2012


May 9, 2012

Hi!! I know you must be going through a rellay hard time and will have trouble throughout his Chemo process. I kow because my Mom had Acute Myloyd(spelling??)Leukemia and had to go through Chemo too. Trust me, it gets easier and easier when it’s gets closer to the end of it all. I’ll pray for you and I hope all is well at the end of the process! 🙂

March 24, 2012

nice tips to prevent cancer…thank 🙂

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