Health Care Fraud: FDA Issues Warnings About Fake Cancer Treatments

Cancers are some of the most frightening medical diagnoses people can receive. The FDA recently sent public letters to 14 US-based companies ordering them to stop selling so-called fake cancer treatments. With online advertising claims that these simple herbs and vitamins could prevent, diagnose, or cure various types of cancers, the companies are reportedly putting people at risk, and committing health care fraud.

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Chemo Hasn’t Killed My Kidneys, and Cancer Can’t Steal My Emotions

Round 3 of chemo should have started yesterday. But blood tests came back and some stuff with my kidneys were still too high to start. In the afternoon, I went to the kidney specialist (very unprepared). In good news, I’m NOT having pain from the cancerous lymph nodes, but I am having body pain from the car accident.

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The Reality of Hair Loss from Chemo

While at the cancer treatment center, they were trying to control my WBC and problems with my bone marrow caused great pain. I could barely walk. So I was hospitalized again. While I was there, they tried more ways to control the Afib that won’t go away. Before I went home, it finally happened – hair loss.

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Cancer Treatment Complications: White Blood Cell Count, Neulasta & Zarxio

You would think the chemicals from chemotherapy are more than enough for your body to handle. But no, my testicular cancer treatment complications mean a new need for strong drugs to raise my white blood cell count, fix A-Fib, and ward off infections.

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Cancer Leaves Me Needing Help I Normally Provide

I have something to admit about myself that I need to share now. Testicular cancer treatments have me thinking and wanting to talk. And they’re causing me stress about finances. Plus, I’ve received a lot of questions about dealing with cancer, so I answer those.

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