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Many members have worked hard to establish April 8 (Dr. Harvey Cushing's Birthday) as Cushing's Awareness Day. This area includes several threads such as: about the proclamation, itself; what you can do to promote that day; list of people to contact before the 8th; and other helpful info.
We all need a break every now and then from talking about testing, symptoms and surgery. We can use this area to post humor, funny stories, recipes, just chatter...anything that will take our minds of medical troubles and lighten our days
Tumors in Cushing’s Patients Have Distinct Genetic Profiles
Based on their genetic profile, researchers were able to cluster tumors into three distinct subgroups...
Collectively, the findings add new clues to the molecular mechanisms involved in the progression of benign pituitary tumors. They also provide new ground for developing targeted therapies, the researchers said.
Read more at https://cushieblog.com/2018/06/23/tumors-in-cushings-patients-have-distinct-genetic-profiles/
In Memory of Samantha Cohn June 20, 2015
Juilliard graduate Samantha Cohn, 34, crawled out a window in her 16th-floor apartment at West 71st Street and Broadway and jumped at 10:10 a.m.
Her mother told investigators she had been diagnosed with Cushing’s syndrome, police sources said.
Read more at https://cushingsbios.com/2015/06/20/in-memory-of-samantha-cohn/
Comment added to Guest Question: Is Itching Common with Cushing’s Syndrome?
Were your itching, flushing and elevated BP episodes (cyclic) or there all of the time?
In the comments area of https://cushieblogger.com/2018/05/30/guest-question-is-itching-common-with-cushings-syndrome/
What Do You Think?
A “friend” pushed me and I hit my head on a radiator and broke it and a few months after a tumor grew. I’ve been having symptoms ever since. Could I go after here and get compensation for medical care I need now?
in the comments area of http://cushieblog.com/2016/12/21/pituitary-dysfunction-as-a-result-of-traumatic-brain-injury