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22. This is Not What I Had Planned

I read Randy Pausch’s Last Lecture today. It reads in part, especially some of the shorter chapters towards the end, as if it were written in a hurry. 1,353 more words

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Finally, Some Answers About CLL

The Web Search is ON

As I said in an earlier post, I’m going to try to find some answers in my battle with CLL and see if I can’t work at gaining more stamina in spite of this illness. 530 more words


21. A New Year's Barbeque

On the last day, December 24th, of my third and latest round of chemo, I brought a tiny Santa hat and a Christmas ball to decorate my infusion stand like a Christmas tree.  2,160 more words

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Seven Years of the Cancer

Offstage announcer:

Previously On “Seven Years of the Cancer”

(Graphic: January 2007)

(Phone rings)

Voice on telephone:  “Lee we’ve got the results from your physical and we want you to come in and take the blood  test again. 982 more words

Day 161: High Hopes

High Hopes

Next time you’re found
With your chin on the ground
There’s a lot to be learned
So look around.

Just what makes that little old ant…

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20. My Real Selves

Flannery O’Connor, who fell ill with lupus at age 25 and died at age 39, once said that serious illness before death is a blessing.  I personally call bullshit.  1,201 more words

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Second Interim Analysis of Idelalisib and Rituximab for Patients with Relapsed CLL Confirms Previous Findings

By Dr. Richard Furman, MD

There is high unmet need for treatment of unfit patients with relapsed CLL, particularly in those characterized by adverse prognostic factors including del (17p) and/or  260 more words

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