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Just Because You Cannot See It

There are plenty of side effects that come about from treatments for cancer, whether it be from surgery, radiation therapy, or chemotherapy.  Some are quite obvious and visible, others cannot be seen.  788 more words


Ellen's playlist p.s.

It’s been six months now.

I’m getting more used to talking about her in the past tense.

I’m getting used to saying I now have five brothers and… 421 more words


Study shows long term effects of radiation in pediatric cancer patients

August 21, 2012 By Garth Sundem Leave a Comment

For many pediatric cancer patients, total body irradiation (TBI) is a necessary part of treatment during bone marrow transplant– it’s a key component of long term survival. 335 more words

Lethal Or Unintended Side Effects

My Absence

First I want to thank my followers for continually coming to my blog and checking on me to see if there were any new posts. I want to thank you for remaining loyal and waiting patiently in my absence. 182 more words

It's Not About Chivalry

My hands were full.

Clutching a syringe, alcohol swabs, bandaids, and loose leaf papers, I approached the door with my filled fist towards my sternum, and my right arm angled outwards, ready to push the door open with my forearm and elbow. 370 more words


A New Cancerwise Post and Video

This Cancerwise vidoe was recorded about three weeks ago. The accompanying blog was written last week. It includes something I have never done before in a blog post. 15 more words

Thoughts on the Healthy Writer

Health is related to writing. All areas of health. And conversely, today my writing is very specifically related to health. The two, I have found, are closely entwined. 632 more words