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Reflection on Anger and Aluminum Cans

I always look forward to Thursdays. That is the day I have the pleasure and privilege of teaching a writing group at Siteman Cancer Center. It is one of those gigs that fills me up so much I can’t believe I actually get paid to do the work. 504 more words

Unnecessary Freak Out

This week has been crazy, busy, stressful and exhausting–to say the least. Since Sebs has to be sedated during the CT scan scheduled at 1:30pm he had to fast and was of course wanting food from when he woke up. 287 more words

Could SODIS cause cancer?

-By Du Vo

Back in high school, my uncle heard some rumors from the mainstream media that drinking from plastic bottles that have been left in the car or out in the sun could cause cancer.   580 more words

Water And Sanitation

TED Ed: "Can we eat to starve cancer?" by William Li

William Li presents a new way to think about treating cancer and other diseases: anti-angiogenesis, preventing the growth of blood vessels that feed a tumor. The crucial first (and best) step: Eating cancer-fighting foods that cut off the supply lines and beat cancer at its own game.


Do something amazing today. .

Here is a 19 year old man in the UK nearing the end of his life with dignity, love and positivity.

He is making a legacy for children with cancer. 51 more words

Meet My Therapist: My Dog

The seventeen months between July 2012 and December 2013 wore me out to the point that I almost lost my mind and ended it all. 204 more words


Targeting Hyperactive Akt as a Cancer Treatment


Akt, also called Protein Kinase B (PKB), is a serine/threonine kinase in the Akt signaling pathway.  When activated, Akt activates and inactivates proteins accordingly to reduce cell susceptibility to apoptosis [1], stimulate cell proliferation [2], stimulate an increase in cell growth [3], and influence cell motility [4].  1,620 more words