Saturday, March 24, 2007
Lung Cancer: What the Patient and Family Need to Know, written by Reed Phillips, M.D. This patient guide includes information about talking with your doctor, choosing the right doctor, choosing the right surgeon and getting a second opinion.
This is a free publication of The Healing Project and is available at http://www.thehealingproject.org
About the Author: Reed Phillips, M.D.
Dr. Reed Phillips is board certified in internal medicine, oncology and hospice and palliative care medicine. He is affiliated with the North Shore University Hospital in New York and he is an instructor in pain management and hospice and palliative care at Winthrop University Hospital and the State University of New York School of Medicine at Stony Brook, New York.
Friday, March 23, 2007
The Healing Project is pleased to announce that its resources section has expanded its resources to include the following topics:
The Helping Center
The Healing Project’s staff has carefully screened and assembled a broad range on sites and healthcare services to benefit you.
Please visit http://www.thehealingproject.org/links.html to see what we are building to better serve you needs.
Tuesday, March 20, 2007
Individuals with life threatening or chronic, debilitating illnesses face physical, emotional, psychological, social, spiritual, and financial challenges throughout their lives, from the moment of diagnosis. Ongoing support from family members, friends, and the community, and access to accurate and timely information about their illnesses, are essential to these individuals - for enhancing their quality of life and for helping them and their care givers to make informed decisions about treatment and post-treatment issues. The Healing Project is a not-for-profit organization that seeks to help by developing, and making widely available, the resources that address these needs. The Healing Project is dedicated to creating ways for individuals to find support and access to information and to mmitted to helping others confronted with life-changing illnesses. The Healing Project is dedicated to promoting the health and well being of individuals suffering from life-threatening illnesses and chronic diseases, developing resources to enhance the quality of life of such individuals, and assisting the family members and friends who care for them.