Michael A. Wosnick

Michael A. Wosnick is a retired cancer research who blogs at Cancer Research 101

Articles and Opinion Pieces by this author

When dealing with cancer, “lost battle” language is inappropriate

I was very saddened to learn of the recent death of Roger Ebert. I, like so many around the world, was impressed and inspired at how he handled himself in the aftermath of his cancer surgery years ago that left him disabled and disfigured and unable to eat, drink or speak. And yet, despite his…

We should aggressively screen for cancers early… right?

How can the idea of early detection and screening for cancers even be a debate? What could possibly be the downside of catching cancers early, and treating them before they cause great harm, even death? Logic says if you can’t prevent a cancer in the first place, then diagnose it as early as you can,…