In This eUpdate:
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Cancer Survivor
NEW Cancer Resources - March 2010
One Step at a Time
Can You Afford Cancer?
 

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar A CONVERSATION WITH
 
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
Cancer Survivor

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar dominated the NBA for 20 years, from 1969 to 1989, perfecting his trademark move – the skyhook – a unique hook shot that few could block and even fewer could replicate. He led the UCLA Bruins to three NCAA championships and then went on to win one NBA championship with the Milwaukee Bucks and five more with the Los Angeles Lakers. Standing at 7 feet, 2 inches tall, the six-time MVP is a legend, a basketball god, untouchable. Or at least he seemed untouchable. But that was before cancer.
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NEW Coping with Cancer Resources - March 2010

The staff at Coping® researches the most current resources for cancer survivors, caregivers, and cancer medical professionals.
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Survivor Photo

One Step at a Time
by Lenor Chappell, Survivor of the Week

It was my birthday, March 22, 1974. I was a fashion model, the wife of a rancher, and the mother of two little girls. I found a hard lump on my left leg. Within a month, I lost my leg and part of my hip. I survived, my family survived … only God knows how.
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Can You Afford Cancer?
by Mark Fesen, MD, FACP

The last thing you need to be concerned about when you’re dealing with cancer is how to pay for treatment. Yet many survivors with little or no insurance have to do just that. This is no time to tell you that you should have made health insurance a higher priority. Instead, let’s explore how you can get the care you need.
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