Andrew Schorr

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Patient Power: Many Miles Traveled, Many More to Go

I am writing this in flight across Canada. West to East. At…

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The Uncertainty of Breast Surgery

In a few days my cousin will have breast surgery. She doesn’t…

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The Intelligence of Stupid Cancer

One of my favorite Yiddish words is Chutzpah. It literally means gumption.…

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Doctor as Patient

Dr. Schellhammer Dr. SchellhammerThe other day I interviewed Dr. Paul Schellhammer, a…

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How Information Can Help Conquer Fear

I spent one day last week at MD Anderson Cancer Center in…

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The Disconnect Between Hospital Marketing and What Patients Need

If you have an acute health problem like a heart attack or…

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Research Paying Off for Men with Advanced Prostate Cancer

It’s often said that most men will die with prostate cancer rather…

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How Your Genes Will Drive Personalized Medicine

This month I was honored to be the master of ceremonies at…

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Graduation Day from a Clot-Preventing Clinical Trial

It’s been six months since a warm, swollen right calf sent me…

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Can You “Grow” a New, Healthy Heart?

We talk a lot about cancer on Patient Power. There’s plenty to…

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