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    • Wake up America! Your rights are being destroyed in Congress!

      Wake up America! Your rights are being destroyed in Congress!

      I thought the election was about getting the Washington DC politicians and lobbyists out of the picture. Didn’t you think that the election put lobbyists in their place and shut down the political machines in DC? Well the same politicians and […]

    • Question of the day: “Should I file a lawsuit for hepatitis A acquired from scallops at Genki Sushi?”

      Question of the day: “Should I file a lawsuit for hepatitis A acquired from scallops at Genki Sushi?”

      About 250 Hawai‘i residents were infected with the hepatitis A virus last summer as a result of contaminated scallops consumed at Genki Sushi outlets. I have filed lawsuits on behalf of 16 victims some of whom were hospitalized and others who […]

    • Talcum (Baby) Powder lawsuits

      Talcum (Baby) Powder lawsuits

      Jamie Sheller, a nationally recognized authority in holding corporations accountable for selling products that, when used as they were intended, injure and kill the users, has recently written about ovarian cancer deaths alleged to be caused by talcum (baby) powder […]

    • Heavily treated ovarian cancer patients have a new option

      Heavily treated ovarian cancer patients have a new option

      Kristin Jenkins writes in MEDPAGE Today that women who seem to have run out of effective treatment options in recurrent ovarian cancer may be able to benefit from a combination of the camptothecin analog irinotecan (Camptosar), and bevacizumab (Avastin) even if […]

    • New PARP-inhibitor treatments offer hope for women living with ovarian cancer

      New PARP-inhibitor treatments offer hope for women living with ovarian cancer

      My mother and my sister both died from ovarian cancer. This subject matters to me. I have been on the long, scary journey with them that many families are going through today. Those journeys ended sadly for my family. I used to […]

    • The Electoral College and Slavery are connected

      The Electoral College and Slavery are connected

      Sean Illing has written an eye-opening and well-researched article at VOX: “The real reason we have an Electoral College: to protect slave states – In a direct election system, the South would have lost every time.” Illing went to one […]

    • Hawai‘i Cancer News: TPIV-200 vaccine offers new hope for ovarian cancer

      Hawai‘i Cancer News: TPIV-200 vaccine offers new hope for ovarian cancer

      If you are diagnosed with ovarian cancer this is for you. A new cancer vaccine, TPIV 200, is a multi-epitope peptide cancer vaccine that targets Folate Receptor Alpha. Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City and Mayo Clinic […]

    • Cancer Treatment Resource: TAPUR

      Cancer Treatment Resource: TAPUR

      TAPUR stands for Targeted Agent and Profiling Utilization Registry – it is a beacon of hope for cancer patients seeking treatment when first line chemotherapy or radiation have failed. Let me explain what it is and how it works. TAPUR is […]

    • Hawaiʻi Hep A Cases from Contaminated Sushi Reach 288

      Hawaiʻi Hep A Cases from Contaminated Sushi Reach 288

      As reported in the Star Advertiser yesterday there were six new HEP A cases diagnosed last week bringing the total number of Hawaiʻi Hepatitis A cases to 288. According to Deputy State Epidemiologist Dr. Melissa Viray the State Department of […]

    • What does your ovarian cancer diagnosis mean?

      What does your ovarian cancer diagnosis mean?

      Ovarian cancer diagnosis comes a confusing array of qualifying terms starting the “Stage” of the cancer and then words like “high grade”, “serous”, “epithelial”, “tubal” or “primary peritoneal”. They all mean different things and sometimes the words dictate the best […]