Health and Wellness

Hope, Healing and WellBeing

Mary Treacy O'Keefe

Hope, Healing and WellBeing – When Cancer Hits Home with Patrick Maguire, MD

Our guest, Dr. Patrick Maguire, author of When Cancer Hits Home: An Empowered Patient is the Best Weapon Against Disease, discusses how to take charge of our health, by helping to prevent cancer and, if we get it, how to foster healing and wellbeing. He discusses some of the most common myths regarding cancer prevention. Then he suggests simple lifestyle changes, including why it’s so important to avoid being obese. He also shares some of the 10 Cancer warning signs that should not be ignored. We discussed the often-controversial topic of screening, which revealed his views on the efficacy of mammograms and PSA tests for prostrate cancer. For more information, including the list of Top Ten Warning Signs of Cancer, please visit