Miriam's Way


Medical Writings

Health Flyers

Cecilia Lacks, PhD was editor and medical writer for Quest, the publication of the Urological Research Foundation for 13 years.  This link takes readers to some past issues for which she edited and wrote from spring of 2009  to spring of 2013.

In her writing and editing, she produced a number of articles explaining medical  topics to lay readers and also writing feature stories to connect the human side of prostate cancer to medical topics  These links below are samples of articles in both areas. 

My Medical Handbook

Cecilia Lacks, PhD and Robert Paine, MD prepared My Medical Handbook, for use with people coming to the Health Protection Education Services for medical  tests.

All material is under copyright and cannot be distributed without permission.   Only sample pages are included here.  My Medical Handbook is translated into Spanish and Chinese.