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Get Marty: Couple Needs Help Getting Cancer Drug

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A major shortage of a critical cancer treatment drug led a local couple the KDKA’S Get Marty.

“He has a very aggressive cancer. 268 more words


Missing that smile

The picture above sits on our mantle. I really like the picture because of David’s smile. Somedays, I look at it and smile and somedays I look at it and cry.  378 more words

Road To Victory

Practice makes perfect in cancer surgery

Researchers determine higher hospital and surgeon volume lead to better outcomes when treating bladder cancer patients

In a new, in-depth research project, Queen’s professors Rob Siemens (Urology) and Christopher Booth (Cancer Care and Epidemiology) investigated what affect higher volume hospitals and surgeons had on the outcomes of patients undergoing a radical cystectomy for bladder cancer in Ontario. 218 more words


Advancing early diagnosis in bladder cancer

In general, imaging cancer is not an easy task. The priority is, as we have highlighted in several posts in this blog, early detection. Prevention is the key. 172 more words



(This was written in response to a friend’s valiant efforts to beat his bladder cancer: a former teacher, who passed away in September, 2003. It was written in late 2001 or early 2002, if I recall correctly. 439 more words


Cancer Family

We aren’t always going to be surrounded by people and situations that we happily welcome into our life; I know I haven’t been.  Sometimes we invite these guests into our lives and sometimes they come looking for us.   1,450 more words


Quality of biopsy directly linked to survival in bladder cancer patients

EurekAlert 22 October 2014

UCLA researchers have shown for the first time that the quality of diagnostic staging using biopsy in patients with bladder cancer is directly linked with survival, meaning those that don’t get optimal biopsies are more likely to die from their disease. 99 more words

Clinical Pathology