In This eUpdate:
The Price Is Right’s Rich Fields
Cancer, the Flu, and You in the 2010-2011 Flu Season
My Fear of “The Big R”
After Cancer Diagnosis, Moving Beyond Our Fears
 

Rich Fields A CONVERSATION WITH
 
The Price Is Right’s Rich Fields – ‘I’m not wasting another moment in my life’
by Laura Shipp

You may not know his name. You might not be able to pick out his face in a crowd. But his voice? You’d recognize it anywhere: “Come on down! You’re the next contestant on The Price Is Right!” For the past six years, Rich Fields has been the voice of the long-running game show made popular by Bob Barker and now helmed by comedian Drew Carey.
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Cancer, the Flu, and You in the 2010-2011 Flu Season

Living with cancer increases your risk for complications from influenza ("flu"). If you have cancer now or have had cancer in the past, you are at higher risk for complications from the seasonal flu or influenza.
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My Fear of “The Big R”
by Fredricka R. Maister, Survivor of the Week

Cancer – just the word could spin me into ruminations of doom and gloom, pain and suffering, and possible death. Ironically, despite my very real fear of one day hearing “You’ve got cancer,” I never truly believed that I would ever be diagnosed with the disease. I was young, physically fit, and health conscious. I didn’t indulge in junk food, didn’t smoke or drink, and was born to a family with bad cardiac DNA, not wayward cancer cells.
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After Cancer Diagnosis, Moving Beyond Our Fears
by John Wynn, MD

Cancer requires clear sight. But many people with cancer will tell you that their view of life is blurred by uncertainty and fear. They are uncertain of the technical details left to medical experts and fearful of a process that can feel like life at the roulette wheel. How can we learn to live with uncertainty? How can we move beyond our fears?
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