Consider this: It takes an average of eight years for someone with a rare disease to get a diagnosis. Many adults have endured symptoms for decades before finding out what’s wrong with them. Even with a diagnosis, their challenges may not be over. The world of rare diseases is often complicated and misunderstood.
ALS is a devastating disease. George Smith remembers the moment his doctor gave him the diagnosis. And the moment he decided to reset his priorities in life.
A grant from the Alfond Foundation will help MaineHealth expand access to cancer care in Maine. In this podcast, cancer specialist Dr. Scot Remick explains how.
Nicole Petit has had diabetes since she was nine. There are always challenges but she still manages to live a life full of love, determination, and adventure.
Three common questions breast cancer specialist Dr. Tracey Weisberg gets from her patients. She shares the answers on the Catching Health blog.