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Screening Colonoscopy vs. Diagnostic Colonoscopy?

On Jan. 1, 2011, the preventative services provision of the Affordable Care Act was extended, making all Medicare patients eligible for free, important preventive services – including colonoscopies. 803 more words


Prospective data on the use of MRI-guided vs. TRUS-guided biopsy

Two newly published papers in the November issue of the Journal of Urology address prospective studies of the use of differing forms of MRI-guided biopsy in the diagnosis of prostate cancer. 582 more words


I didn’t sleep well last night. I really wasn’t looking forward to the morning.

Today was biopsy day, but this time I had two: one before and one after a high intensity interval training session. 286 more words

Scientific Study


AHOY SHIPMATES: This week I be a tad under the weather. stuck down and hospitalized, I was unable to get to the next adventur in this blog ( Journey). 917 more words


Pre Diagnosis: Fine-Needle Aspiration Biopsy

I forgot to mention in the prior post that they had to do an ultrasound to get the exact size of the nodule, and probably to take a closer look. 742 more words


October - Breast Cancer Awareness Month

It’s that time of year again. You can find pink EVERYTHING! Bracelets, hats, jerseys, bicycles, earrings…. you name it, it has probably gone pink for October. 2,219 more words

Pink month,er, green?red?yellow?

I have had numerous cancers in my 54 years.

Cervical,to start, then breast, then thyroid, and sprinkle in some skin cancer along the way.

I was at the dermatologist today having a squamous cell carcinoma taken off my face located in front of my right ear.I had four biopsies last month, and cock-eyed optimist, me,well, I had made this appointment today with hope of going in only to get biopsy stitches out.Hah! 240 more words